STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Nancy S. Grasmick, Ph.D., State Superintendent of Schools (410) 767-0462

A. Skipp Sanders, Ed.D., Deputy State Superintendent for Administration (410) 767-0464
Richard J. Steinke, Deputy State Superintendent for School Improvement Services (410) 767-0229

Thomas K. Lee, Assistant State Superintendent for Business Services (410) 767-0011
Katharine M. Oliver, Assistant State Superintendent for Career Technology & Adult Learning (410) 767-0158
Lawrence E. Leak, Ph.D., Assistant State Superintendent for Certification & Accreditation (410) 767-0385
JoAnne L. Carter, Assistant State Superintendent for Compensatory Education & Support Services (410) 767-0275
Margaret C. Trader, Ph.D., Assistant State Superintendent for Instruction & Staff Development (410) 767-0316
J. Maurice Travillian, Assistant State Superintendent for Library Development & Services (410) 767-0434
Mark A. Moody, Ph.D., Assistant State Superintendent for Planning, Results, & Information Management (410) 767-0073
Robert A. Burns, Assistant State Superintendent for Rehabilitation Services (410) 554-9385
Robert C. Rice, Ph.D., Assistant State Superintendent for School Performance: Research & Development (410) 767-0368
Carol Ann Baglin, Assistant State Superintendent for Special Education (410) 767-0238
Valerie V. Cloutier, Principal Counsel (410) 576-6465

200 West Baltimore St.
Baltimore, MD 21201 - 2595
(410) 767-0100
1-888-246-0016 (toll free)
fax: (410) 333-6033
TTY: (410) 333-6304
World Wide Web: http://www.msde.state.md.us/


Agencies

Budget

Functions

Historical Evolution

Organizational Chart

Origin

Reports


ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE

STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION

Rose C. LaPlaca, President (chosen by Board, 1-year term), 1998
(410) 767-0467

J. Edward Andrews, Jr., Ed.D., Vice-President (chosen by Board, 1-year term), 2000
Secretary-Treasurer: Nancy S. Grasmick, Ph.D., State Superintendent of Schools (410) 767-0462

Appointed by Governor with Senate advice & consent to 4-year terms: Edmonia T. Yates, Ed.D., 1998; Morris C. Jones, 1999; Adrienne L. Ottaviani, 1999; Walter Sondheim, Jr., 1999; Philip S. Benzil, D.D.S., 2000; John L. Wisthoff, Ph.D., 2000; Raymond V. (Buzz) Bartlett, 2001; George W. Fisher, Sr., 2001; Judith McHale, 2001.

Appointed by Governor: Richard E. Sharpe, Jr., student, 1998

OFFICE OF STATE SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS

(R00A0101, formerly 36.01.01.01)
FY1998 appropriation: $5,507,518
FY1998 authorized positions: 60
Nancy S. Grasmick, Ph.D., State Superintendent of Schools (appointed by State Board of Education), 1999
(410) 767-0462
e-mail: ngrasmic@msde.state.md.us

Anthony L. South, Executive Assistant to State Board of Education (410) 767-0467
Irene P. Hechler, Executive Assistant to State Superintendent (410) 767-0465
Renee Spence, Executive Assistant for Governmental Relations (410) 767-0469

ADMINISTRATION

A. Skipp Sanders, Ed.D., Deputy State Superintendent for Administration
(410) 767-0464
e-mail: ssanders@msde.state.md.us

Debra J. Greenberg, Internal Audit Officer (410) 767-0507

SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT SERVICES OFFICE

Richard J. Steinke, Deputy State Superintendent for School Improvement Services
(410) 767-0229
e-mail: rsteinke@msde.state.md.us
fax: (410) 333-8165


DEFUNCT DEPARTMENTAL AGENCIES

CAREER CONNECTION BRANCH
Under Division of Career Technology and Adult Learning, the Branch was renamed in 1997 as the Career Technology Instructional Services Branch.

GENERAL EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT BRANCH
Under Division of Career Technology and Adult Learning, functions of this branch were reassigned to a section under the Adult Education and Literacy Services Branch in 1996.

NONPUBLIC SCHOOL BRANCH
Under Division of Special Education, renamed Community and Interagency Services Branch, effective July 1, 1997.

PROGRAM & ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT SERVICES
Under Division of Rehabilitation Services.

PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT & ASSISTANCE BRANCH
Under Division of Special Education, renamed Instructional Support and Staff Development Branch, effective July 1, 1997.

PROGRAM SUPPORT SERVICES BRANCH
Under Division of Career Technology and Adult Learning, the Branch was renamed in 1997 as the Career Technology Systems Support Branch.

STRATEGIC PLANNING UNIT
Within Office of State Superintendent of Schools, renamed in 1997 as Grants and Goals 2000.

STUDENT PARTNER SERVICES BRANCH
Under Division of Career Technology and Adult Learning, the Branch was renamed in 1997 as the Career Technology Student Support Branch.

TALKING BOOK CENTER
Formerly under the Maryland State Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, the Center closed in December 1996 due to severe budget cuts. Its functions were assumed by the Maryland State Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.

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