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Maryland State Department of Education
The Maryland State Department of Education is dedicated to supporting a world-class educational system that prepares all students for college and career success in the 21st century. With excellent stewardship from our divisions, we oversee State and federal programs that support the needs of a diverse population – students, teachers, principals, and other educators throughout Maryland.
Purpose of Job
Under the direction of the Deputy State Superintendent of Teaching and Learning, the Director, Comprehensive Arts Education provides leadership, content area expertise, and oversight to all state arts education programs and initiatives in Maryland. This position oversees the development and deployment of best in class, research-based supports to local education agencies (LEAs) to implement comprehensive arts education programs for the five arts disciplines (dance, media art, music, theater, and visual arts) that elevate the role of the arts in teaching and learning and ensure access to high-quality arts programming for all students across the state, especially those who have been historically underserved.
Additionally, the Director of Comprehensive Arts Education works closely with key stakeholders in supporting arts literacy for every Maryland child. This position oversees the collaboration with diverse communities and organizations to analyze programs and strategies that promote culturally diverse and responsive arts education practices across the state, and build best in class, research-based arts education pathways, such as dual enrollment, advanced placement, international baccalaureate, and comprehensive arts education-based programs of study and apprenticeships. This position supports the Maryland State Department of Education’s efforts in implementing the multi-year strategic plan and the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future.
Manages and oversees the implementation and monitoring of high-quality deliverables associated with the Maryland arts education standards.
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