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Public Schedule of Maryland State Superintendent of Schools Lillian Lowery

For Immediate Release                             Contact: William Reinhard, 410-767-0486

Baltimore, MD (February 13, 2015)

The week ahead: February 16-20
(Information and schedule are subject to change)

Monday, February 16
State Holiday - No public schedule

Tuesday, February 17
No public schedule.

Wednesday, February 18
9 a.m. - Teacher Roundtable with U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan
Ducketts Lane Elementary School, 6501 Ducketts Lane, Eldridge, MD 21075
Dr. Lowery will join Secretary Duncan and Howard County Superintendent Renee Foose will visit classrooms and meet with teachers from both Ducketts Lane Elementary and Thomas Viaduct Middle Schools to hear how teaching and learning is changing during the transition to higher standards, and how that has contributed to schools’ and students’ success in Maryland. A press availability will follow. The roundtable discussion with teachers will be streamed live on the HCPSS website,

1 p.m. - Budget Hearing, Funding for Educational Organizations
Lowe House Office Building, 6 Bladen Street, Annapolis, MD  21401
Dr. Lowery will brief committee members on budget plans for educational organizations.

Thursday, February 19
No public schedule.

Friday, February 20
10:45 a.m. - Project Lead the Way Visit, Wheaton High School
12601 Dalewood Drive, Silver Spring, MD  20906
Dr. Lowery will visit the Project Lead the Way Programs at Wheaton High, through which students can attain industry certifications while completing educational programs that prepare them for both college and career.

Editor’s Note:  Each Friday, Dr. Lillian Lowery, Maryland’s State Superintendent of Schools, will publish a calendar of her public events planned for the next week. Her intent is to increase the media’s access to information and activities related to education in Maryland. Schedules are subject to change but can be used to plan coverage for the upcoming week.

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