Maryland State Department of Education Hiring Executive Director, Office of the State Board of Education

Jennifer Beltz

The incoming Executive Director provides the highest levels of program direction and guidance to the officers and members of the Maryland State Board of Education (State Board) to ensure the effective and independent functioning of the State Board, which sets educational policy and standards for Maryland’s 1,400 public schools in 24 school systems, serving over 800,000 children, as well as Maryland’s childcare industry.

The position also serves as the executive liaison between the State Board, Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE), its advisory bodies and the public in fulfillment of the State Board’s statutory, policy making, regulatory, and administrative responsibilities. The position works proactively with the State Superintendent and the MSDE executive leadership team to carry out the policies, goals, and initiatives of the State Board, and also represents the State Superintendent in communicating with MSDE staff the expectations and informational needs of the State Board. This position is located in Baltimore City.

You can access additional details via the Office of the State Board of Education’s position listing here, or by visiting the organization’s website at

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