Maryland Learning Links is a site developed under federal funding through a State Improvement Grant. It is co-owned by the Maryland State Department of Education, Division of Special Education and Early Intervention Services (MSDE), and the Johns Hopkins University, School of Education, Center for Technology in Education (JHU CTE). JHU CTE continues to operate and maintain the site through a cooperative agreement with the MSDE and funding from a variety of sources.
The site is free to use, free to join, and free to publish to. We seek content from a variety of contributors, with link and/or authorship attribution. All content reflects the views and opinions of the author and/or organization, and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of either MSDE, JHU CTE, the financial sponsors, or other contributors. Question or concerns can be posed to the contributing author, or to the webmaster through firstname.lastname@example.org.
Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE)
The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE), under the leadership of the State Superintendent of Schools and guidance from the Maryland State Board of Education, develops and implements standards and policy for education programs from pre-kindergarten through high school. MSDE also oversees technical education, rehabilitation services and library programs throughout the state’s 24 local systems.
Division of Special Education/Early Intervention Services
The Division of Special Education/Early Intervention Services collaborates with families, local early intervention systems, and local school systems to ensure that all children and youth with disabilities have access to appropriate services and educational opportunities to which they are entitled under federal and State laws; and assists local early intervention systems and local school systems to comply with federal and state regulations and to implement policies and procedures through grant funding, professional development opportunities, technical assistance, and monitoring.
Johns Hopkins University School of Education, Center for Technology in Education
The Johns Hopkins University School of Education through its Center for Technology in Education (CTE) strives to improve the quality of life of children and youth, particularly those with special needs, through research, teaching, and leadership in the use of technology. CTE is a unique partnership combining the research and teaching resources of The Johns Hopkins University and the leadership and policy support of the Maryland State Department of Education.