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
Tina M. Bjarekull, Deputy State Superintendent for Finance (410) 767-0011
Richard J. Steinke, Deputy State Superintendent for School Improvement Services (410) 767-0229

Assistant State Superintendents:
Katharine M. Oliver, Career Technology & Adult Learning (410) 767-0158
Lawrence E. Leak, Ph.D., Certification & Accreditation (410) 767-0385
Sandra J. Erickson, Instruction (410) 767-0315
Irene M. Padilla, Library Development & Services (410) 767-0434
Mark A. Moody, Ph.D., Planning, Results, & Information Management (410) 767-0073
Mary A. Cary, Professional & Strategic Development (410) 767-0368
Robert A. Burns, Rehabilitation Services (410) 554-9385
Ronald A. Peiffer, Ed.D., School & Community Outreach (410) 767-0473
Carol Ann Baglin, Ed.D., Special Education & Early Intervention Services (410) 767-0238
JoAnne L. Carter, Student & School Services (410) 767-0275

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
web: www.msde.state.md.us
web: marylandpublicschools.org


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ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE

STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION

(410) 767-0467
web: www.msde.state.md.us/stateboard/boardmembers2001.html

Marilyn D. Maultsby, President (chosen by Board in July, 1-year term), 2006
Reginald L. Dunn, Vice-President (chosen by Board in July, 1-year term), 2003
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: Edward L. Root, Ed.D., 2003; Walter Sondheim, Jr., 2003; Philip S. Benzil, D.D.S., 2004; Walter S. Levin, Esq., 2004; John L. Wisthoff, Ph.D., 2004; Dunbar Brooks, 2005; Clarence A. Hawkins, Sr., 2005; Karabelle A. L. Pizzigati, 2005; Jo Ann T. Bell, 2006.

Appointed by Governor to 1-year term: Caroline R. Gifford, student, 2003

OFFICE OF STATE SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS

(R00A0101, formerly 36.01.01.01)
FY2003 appropriation: $7,704,018
FY2003 authorized positions: 52.1
Nancy S. Grasmick, Ph.D., State Superintendent of Schools (appointed by State Board of Education), 2003
(410) 767-0462
e-mail: ngrasmic@msde.state.md.us

Anthony L. South, Executive Director, Office of State Board of Education (410) 767-0467
Renee M. Spence, Executive Director, Governmental Relations (410) 767-0469


[color photograph of Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore, Maryland]

ADMINISTRATION

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

BUSINESS SERVICES

(R00A0102, formerly 36.01.01.02)
FY2003 appropriation: $9,569,429
FY2003 authorized positions: 104.5
Tina M. Bjarekull, Deputy State Superintendent for Finance (410) 767-0011
e-mail: tbjarekull@msde.state.md.us
web: www.msde.state.md.us/divisions/dbs.html

John Lang III, Director, Business Services (410) 767-0142

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) 333-0714
web: www.msde.state.md.us/divisions/siso.html

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