The Maryland Superintendent of Schools
is a position in the Maryland state government. The Superintendent is selected by the State Board of Education for a renewable four-year term and serves as secretary-treasurer to the board but does not have a vote.
The current officeholder is Lillian Lowery. Lowery was appointed Superintendent by the Maryland State Board of Education in April 2012 and took office on July 1, 2012. She previously served as Delaware Secretary of Education from January 2009 until June 1, 2012.
The Superintendent of Schools is appointed by the State Board of Education to a four-year term with the possibility of renewal.
The Superintendent directs the State Department Of Education and executes policy and regulations put forth by the Board of Education.
The State Superintendent also directly oversees the Division of Library Development and Services and the Division of Rehabilitation Services.
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In 2010, the Maryland Superintendent of Schools was paid an estimated $195,000 according to the Council of State Governments.
Maryland State Department of Education
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201