Welcome

​The Office of Leadership Development and School Improvement provides leadership, support, and technical assistance to local school systems to improve schools performance and foster the development, growth, and retention of effective leaders.

School Improvement:

The Maryland State Department of Education is dedicated to supporting a world-class educational system that prepares all students for college and career success.  The Office of Leadership Development and School Improvement was established to provide customized support aimed at raising the quality of education in schools.


Teacher and Principal Evaluation System:

The teacher and principal evaluation system aims to enhance and support the cadre of educators who make college and career readiness a reality for Maryland students. The Office of Leadership Development and School Improvement provides training, guidance, and support to local school systems in the implementation of fair and valid teacher and principal evaluations.


Effective Leaders:

Effective leaders are essential to school success. The Office of Leadership Development and School Improvement provides targeted professional learning experiences and resources designed to foster the growth of effective leaders.

Contact Us

You can contact us at:

 

Maryland State Department of Education​

Office of Leadership Development and School Improvement - 5th Floor

200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
410-767-0379



Who We Are

Tiara Booker-Dwyer, Assistant State Superintendent

Ed Mitzel, Executive Director, Office of Leadership Development and School Improvement

Laura Liccione, Coordinator of Academic Improvement

Morrall Thompson, Coordinator of Systematic Improvement

Dr. Brian Eyer, Coordinator of Leadership Development

Dr. Mary Minter, School Leadership Support Specialist

Dr. Felicia Lanham Tarason, School Leadership Support Specialist

Tara Corona, Continuous Improvement Specialist

Dr. Li Wang, Data Analyst for Educator Effectiveness and School Improvement

Teri Windley, Management Associate

Hazel Hamond-Terry, Management Associate

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The Office of Leadership Development and
School Improvement
Maryland State Department of Education

200 W. Baltimore St. Baltimore, MD. 

Assistant State Superintendent,

tiara.booker-dwyer@maryland.gov 

The mission of the Office of Leadership Development and School Improvement is to provide leadership, support, and technical assistance to local school systems to improve school performance and foster the development, growth, and retention of effective leaders. 

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Updated: November 12, 2019