Maryland State Board of Education Meeting on Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Meeting Livestream

Members of the public will be able to hear and view the livestream of the meeting in real time

via the hybrid teleconference livestream and via the YouTube livestream.
Technical difficulties were experienced with the video for this meeting.

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 Meeting Agenda

Scheduling and timing of agenda items are subject to change. Download the meeting agenda.


9:00 a.m.  Meeting Opening

  • Call to Order
  • Roll Call and Declaration of Quorum
  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • Opening Remarks 

 9:10 a.m.  Public Comment

 9:40 a.m.  New Business

9:45 a.m.  Legislative Update

 10:15 a.m.   Priorities

  • Stakeholder Engagement Session:
    Maryland Teacher of The Year Recognition:
    • Berol Dewdney, 2023 Maryland Teacher of The Year: Commodore John Rogers School
    • Dr. Sonja Santelises, CEO: Baltimore City Public School System
    • Marc Martin, Principal: Commodore John Rogers School
    • Sharonda Eley, Teacher of The Year Coordinator: Baltimore City Public School System
  • Maryland Leads Spotlight:
    • Montgomery County Public Schools
    • St. Mary’s County Public Schools

12:00 p.m.  Break

12:45 p.m.  Priorities

3:00 p.m.  Reports to the State Board for Discussion/Action

4:00 p.m.  Adjourn to Executive Session

Executive Session Closing Statement

  • Appeals and Orders

5:00 p.m.  State Board Member Committee Reports/Updates

5:30 p.m.  Future Board Agenda Topics

5:40 p.m.  Opinions

5:45 p.m.  Adjourn

*The State Board of Education is pleased to receive oral public comment at each of its regular monthly meetings. In order to allow the State Board sufficient time for its other business, the total time allotted to public comment will generally be limited to thirty (30) minutes. Individuals seeking to speak to the Board will be given three (3) minutes each. Persons desiring to speak to the State Board, must call (410-767-0467) or e-mail ( the Board office no earlier than one week prior to the meeting to register to speak. Registration will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. In order to make the limited time available most effective, speakers are urged to provide multiple written copies of their comments or other material amplifying their views.