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MARYLAND STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION SELECTS GREENWOOD/ASHER & ASSOCIATES TO LEAD SEARCH FOR STATE SUPERINTENDENT

November 10, 2020
CONTACT: Lora Rakowski Lora.Rakowski@maryland.gov MARYLAND STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION SELECTS GREENWOOD/ASHER & ASSOCIATES TO LEAD SEARCH FOR STATE SUPERINTENDENT Global Executive Search Firm Begins Multi-Phased Search Process Guided by Community Input BALTIMORE, MD (November 10, 2020) – The Maryland State Board of Education (State Board) has retained Greenwood/Asher & Associates to lead the global search for the next Maryland State Superintendent of Schools. The ...
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State Superintendent of Schools Continues to Encourage Return to In-Person Instruction at State Board Meeting

October 26, 2020
CONTACT: Lora Rakowski Lora.rakowski@maryland.gov   STATE SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS CONTINUES TO ENCOURAGE RETURN TO IN-PERSON INSTRUCTION AT STATE BOARD MEETING In-Person Instruction Critical to Wellbeing of Children; Health Metrics and Guidance Provided for Reopening of Schools BALTIMORE, MD (October 26, 2020) – At the October meeting of the State Board of Education, State Superintendent of Schools Karen B. Salmon, Ph.D. continued to encourage local school systems to ...
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Maryland State Department of Education Awards Over $3.8 Million Dollars to Provide Fresh Fruits and Vegetables for Elementary Students

October 23, 2020
CONTACT:     Lora Rakowski, 443-797-9883 Lora.Rakowski@maryland.gov Jill Hann, 410-767-0218 Maryland State Department of Education Awards Over $3.8 Million Dollars to Provide Fresh Fruits and Vegetables for Elementary Students 155 Elementary Schools Participate in Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program BALTIMORE (October 23, 2020) – The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) has awarded $3,865,000 in federal funds to 155 Maryland elementary schools to help children build lifelong healthy ...
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MARYLAND BOARD OF EDUCATION HOSTS VIRTUAL MEETINGS, MONDAY, OCTOBER 26 AND TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27

October 23, 2020
CONTACT: Lora Rakowski, 443-797-9883 Lora.rakowski@maryland.gov MARYLAND BOARD OF EDUCATION HOSTS VIRTUAL MEETINGS, MONDAY, OCTOBER 26 AND TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27 Athletics, Recovery Plan, Reopening Plans on Agenda   BALTIMORE, MD – On Monday, October 26 and Tuesday, October 27, 2020, the Maryland State Board of Education (Board) will meet virtually. On both days, Board members and presenters will participate in the virtual meeting, and members of the public will ...
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Baltimore City Elementary School Teacher Wyatt Oroke Named 2020-2021 Maryland Teacher Of The Year

October 8, 2020
CONTACT: Lora Rakowski Lora.Rakowski@maryland.gov BALTIMORE CITY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHER WYATT OROKE NAMED 2020-2021 MARYLAND TEACHER OF THE YEAR  Baltimore – Tonight, Wyatt Oroke, a teacher at City Springs Elementary School in Baltimore City, was named the 2020-21 Maryland Teacher of the Year. State Superintendent of Schools Karen B. Salmon, Ph.D., made the announcement during a live special hosted in partnership by the Maryland State Department of ...
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2020-2021 Maryland Teacher of the Year to be Announced October 8 on Maryland Public Television

October 6, 2020
CONTACT:   Robyne McCullough Robyne.McCullough@maryland.gov MEDIA ADVISORY: 2020-2021 Maryland Teacher of the Year to be Announced October 8 on Maryland Public Television       Special Celebrating Maryland Educators Airs on MPT 2 at 8 p.m. Baltimore – The 2020-2021 Maryland Teacher of the Year will be announced during a live television special presented by the Maryland State Department of Education in partnership with Maryland Public Television on October ...
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Maryland Child Care Capacities Restored as Part of State’s Overall Stage 3 Recovery

October 1, 2020
CONTACT: Robyne McCullough Robyne.McCullough@maryland.gov  Maryland Child Care Capacities Restored as Part of State’s Overall Stage 3 Recovery Child Care Capacity Limits Lifted; Nearly 82 Percent of Licensed Child Care Providers Have Reopened; Family Child Care $1,000 Start-up Grants Continue BALTIMORE, MD – In tandem with the State of Maryland’s advancement into Stage 3 of Governor Hogan’s Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery, the Maryland State Department of ...
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Six Maryland Public Schools Named National Blue Ribbon Schools

September 25, 2020
For Immediate Release September 25, 2020 Contact: Lora Rakowski Lora.Rakowski@maryland.gov Six Maryland Public Schools Named National Blue Ribbon Schools BALTIMORE (September 25, 2020) —  U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has recognized six Maryland public schools as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2020. National Blue Ribbon Schools are public and private elementary, middle, and high schools recognized for overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among ...
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Maryland State Superintendent of Schools Announces Local School Systems May Officially Start High School Fall Sports Beginning October 7, 2020

September 24, 2020
For Immediate Release: September 24, 2020 Contact: R. Andrew Warner Robert.Warner1@maryland.gov Maryland State Superintendent of Schools Announces Local School Systems May Officially Start High School Fall Sports Beginning October 7, 2020 BALTIMORE — Maryland State Superintendent of Schools Karen B. Salmon, Ph.D. today announced the ability for each local school system (LSS) to officially start the interscholastic athletic fall season in Maryland secondary schools beginning Wednesday, October ...
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Maryland State Department of Education Provides $10 Million in Grant Funding to Support In-Person Instruction This Fall

September 21, 2020
For Immediate Release September 21, 2020 Contact: Lora Rakowski lora.rakowski@maryland.gov Maryland State Department of Education Provides $10 Million in Grant Funding to Support In-Person Instruction This Fall Additional COVID-19 Emergency Relief Funds to Support Local School Systems that Reopen Buildings to Students by Second Quarter of School Year BALTIMORE —  As a result of improved health metrics throughout the State, the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) is ...
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Maryland Career & Technical Students Shine at FBLA National Leadership Virtual Competition

September 18, 2020
For Immediate Release: Contact: Lora Rakowski Lora.Rakowski@maryland.gov  Maryland Career & Technical Students Shine at FBLA National Leadership Virtual Competition  Record Number of Maryland Competitors Finish in National Top Ten BALTIMORE  (September 18, 2020) – Maryland’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) delegation brought home 26 medals from the National Leadership Online Experience (NLE) earlier this summer, given the cancellation of the in-person conference in Salt ...
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MARYLAND STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION HOSTS VIRTUAL BOARD MEETINGS ON SEPTEMBER 21 AND SEPTEMBER 22 

September 17, 2020
For Immediate Release September 17, 2020 Contact: Robyne McCullough robyne.mccullough@maryland.gov MARYLAND STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION HOSTS VIRTUAL BOARD MEETINGS ON SEPTEMBER 21 AND SEPTEMBER 22  BALTIMORE  –  On Monday, September 21 and Tuesday September 22, 2020, the Maryland State Board of Education (State Board) will meet virtually. On September 21, the State Board is expected to set its priorities for the 2020-2021 school year and discuss ...
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MSDE DORS PARTNERS WITH SEPHORA IN NEW TRAINING PROGRAM TO PROVIDE CAREER OPPORTUNITIES TO INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES

September 14, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 14, 2020 CONTACT: DORS: Kimberlee Schultz, 443-240-3788 Sephora: PR@Sephora.com   MSDE DORS PARTNERS WITH SEPHORA IN NEW TRAINING PROGRAM TO PROVIDE CAREER OPPORTUNITIES TO INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES Sephora Welcomes First Class of Trainees to its Maryland Distribution Center   BALTIMORE  – Today, the Maryland State Department of Education’s Division of Rehabilitation Services (MSDE DORS) announces a new partnership with Sephora to provide career opportunities ...
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Finalists Named for 2020 – 2021 Maryland Teacher of the Year

September 9, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Robyne McCullough Robyne.McCullough@maryland.gov Finalists Named for 2020 – 2021 Maryland Teacher of the Year Overall Statewide Winner to be Announced in October BALTIMORE – (September 9, 2020) – Maryland State Superintendent of Schools Karen B. Salmon, Ph.D. today announced the seven finalists for 2020-2021 Maryland Teacher of the Year. They are: Wyatt Oroke, Baltimore City Caitlin Fregelette, Calvert County; Jena Ehmann, Carroll County; Chelsea Jones, Cecil County; James ...
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Maryland State Department of Education Announces Additional COVID-19 Relief Grants for Maryland Schools and Universities

September 9, 2020
For immediate release: September 9, 2020 Contact: Robyne McCullough Robyne.McCullough@maryland.gov Maryland State Department of Education Announces Additional COVID-19 Relief Grants for Maryland Schools and Universities Awarding $10 Million in Grants to Support Innovative Education Solutions During COVID-19 Pandemic BALTIMORE —The Maryland State Department of Education today announced $10 million in grant awards to support Maryland schools and universities as they continue to address the impacts of the COVID-19 ...
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Maryland State Board of Education Hosts Special Meeting Virtually On Tuesday, September 1, 2020

August 31, 2020
For Immediate Release Contact:  Robyne McCullough robyne.mccullough@maryland.gov BALTIMORE, MD  –  On Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 9 a.m., there will be a special meeting of the Maryland State Board of Education to discuss Maryland’s Recovery during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and student engagement. This will include discussion of recommended synchronous learning time for Maryland students. State Board members and presenters will participate in the ...
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MARYLAND STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION HOSTS VIRTUAL MEETINGS, MONDAY, AUGUST 24, AND TUESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2020

August 21, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Lora Rakowski, lora.rakowski@maryland.gov or 443-797-9883 Public Comment Welcomed Via Teleconference on Tuesday, August 25th, Pre-Registration Required by 3 p.m. on Monday, August 24th BALTIMORE, MD – Special Notice: Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Monday, August 24, and Tuesday, August 25, 2020, meetings of the Maryland State Board of Education will be conducted entirely via livestream, and there will be ...
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CLARENCE CRAWFORD ELECTED PRESIDENT OF THE MARYLAND STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION

July 30, 2020
CONTACT: Lora Rakowski, 443-797-9883 Jean C. Halle Elected Vice President BALTIMORE, MD – The Maryland State Board of Education unanimously elected Clarence Crawford as president and Jean Halle as vice president for the 2020-2021 term. Bringing more than 45 years of combined government, leadership, business and instruction experience to the Maryland State Board of Education, Governor Hogan appointed Mr. Crawford as a board ...
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MARYLAND BOARD OF EDUCATION HOSTS VIRTUAL MEETING, TUESDAY, JULY 28, 2020 at 9:30 a.m.

July 24, 2020
CONTACT: Lora Rakowski, 443-797-9883 / 410-767-0486 Public Comment Welcomed Via Teleconference, Pre-Registration Required BALTIMORE, MD – Special Notice: Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Tuesday, July 28, 2020, meeting of the State Board of Education will be conducted entirely via livestream, and there will be no public access to the Nancy S. Grasmick State Education Building, 200 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201. Beginning ...
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Maryland State Board of Education Invites Live Public Comment to Virtual Board Meetings

July 23, 2020
CONTACT: Lora Rakowski, 443-797-9883 BALTIMORE, MD – The Maryland State Department of Education invites live public comments in future meetings of the Maryland State Board of Education beginning with the next virtual meeting scheduled Tuesday, July 28, 2020. Members of the public are encouraged to submit comment(s)/feedback to the State Board of Education to share their views on issues pertaining to ...
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