State Knowledge Utilization Spotlight: Maryland

Although all steps of the TAP-IT process are critical, this spotlight describes how the Maryland State Department of Education Division of Special Education/Early Intervention Services uses the plan and implement stages of TAP-IT to assist local school systems (LSSs), instructional coaches, and educators with implementation

Marcella E. Franczkowski Receives the 2017 Hero Award from the Harbour School

Marcella E. Franczkowski, Assistant State Superintendent for the Maryland State Department of Education Division of Special Education/Early Intervention Services, was honored by the Harbour School, a private school individualized education services for students with disabilities ages 6-21, grades one through twelve.

Narrow the Gap

Find four evidence-based and innovative approaches to move Maryland Forward and narrow the gap for children and students with disabilities.

Maryland Special Education State Advisory Committee

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) requires that every state establish and maintain an advisory panel to advise the state’s Department of Education regarding the education of children with disabilities. The Maryland Special Education State Advisory Committee (SESAC), serves as the advisory panel to the Assistant State Superintendent of the Division of Special Education/Early Intervention Services.

Our Mission

The DSE/EIS strategic planning process is rooted in a set of principles that will remain essential to the successful implementation and measurement of the Moving Maryland Forward plan and the achievement of its intended outcomes.

Longitudinal Accountability Decision Support System (LADSS)

DSE/EIS, in cooperation with the Center for Technology in Education at the Johns Hopkins University, has developed the Maryland Special Education and Early Intervention Longitudinal Accountability Decision Support System (LADSS).

Key Strategies

The DSE/EIS will employ four key strategies to improve results for children and youth with disabilities

Moving Maryland Forward

Maryland State Department of Education, Division of Special Education/Early Intervention Services (DSE/EIS) unveiled its strategic plan for Moving Maryland Forward.