Representing Maryland Higher Education Commission: Edward O. Clarke, Jr.; Osborne A. Payne; Charles B. Saunders, Jr.
Representing State Board of Education: Christopher T. Cross; Christopher E. Grant; Harry D. Shapiro, Esq.
Ex officio: Nancy S. Grasmick, Ph.D., State Superintendent of Schools; Patricia S. Florestano, Ph.D., Secretary of Higher Education.
Staff: Robert C. Rice, Ph.D.
c/o State Board of Education
200 West Baltimore St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
The Education Coordinating Committee was formed in 1976 (Chapter 538, Acts of 1976). The Committee coordinates the policies and activities of the State Board of Education, the State Superintendent of Schools, the Maryland Higher Education Commission, and the Secretary of Higher Education. The Committee studies and makes recommendations on policies concerning elementary, secondary or higher education.
The Committee is comprised of eight members. Three are selected by the president of the State Board of Education; and three by the chair of the Maryland Higher Education Commission. Two serve ex officio (Code Education Article, secs. 24-101 through 24-107).
July 10, 1998
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