Lillian Lowery

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Lillian Lowery
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Maryland Superintendent of Schools
Incumbent
In office
July 1, 2012 – Present
Years in position 2
PartyNonpartisan
PredecessorBernard Sadusky
Compensation
Base salary$195,000
Elections and appointments
AppointedApril 2012
Appointed byMaryland State Board of Education
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Delaware Secretary of Education
January 2009 - June 2012
Education
Bachelor'sNorth Carolina Central University (1976)
Master'sUniversity of North Carolina (1978)
Ph.D.Virginia Polytechnic and State University (2004)
Personal
Place of birthGastonia, North Carolina
Websites
Office website
Lillian M. Lowery is the current Maryland Superintendent of Schools. She has served in this position since July 1, 2012.[1]

Lowery previously served as Delaware Secretary of Education, a position she was appointed to in January 2009 by Governor Jack Markell and served until June 1, 2012.[2]

Biography

Lowery has worked in the education field since 1976. Beginning her career as an English teacher in Virginia, Lowery went on to serve three years as Superintendent of the Christina School District in New Castle County, Delaware, was an Assistant Superintendent in Fairfax County, Virginia, and an Area Superintendent in Fort Wayne, Indiana. She was named Delaware Secretary of Education in 2009 and served in the role until she was appointed as Maryland Superintendent of Schools in 2012.[3]

Education

  • EdD, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2004
  • MA, Education, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 1978
  • B.A., North Carolina Central University, 1976

Political career

Maryland Superintendent of Schools (2012-Present)

Delaware Secretary of Education (2009-2012)

Appointments

2012

Lowery was appointed as Maryland Superintendent of Schools by the state school board in April 2012, and was sworn in on July 1, 2012.[4]

2009

Lowery was appointed as Delaware Secretary of Education by Gov. Jack Markell (D) in 2009.[2]

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See also

Maine Department of Education

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Political offices
Preceded by
Bernard Sadusky
Maryland Superintendent of Schools
July 1, 2012 – Present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Delaware Secretary of Education
January 2009 - June 2012
Succeeded by
Mark Murphy