The Montgomery County Board of Education has approved the recommended appointment of Dr. Monifa B. McKnight as the Deputy Superintendent of Montgomery County Public Schools. This position was referred to as “second in command” under the superintendent.
Dr. McKnight recently served as the Chief School Management and Instructional Leadership Officer for the Howard County Public School System. She was previously the Director for Secondary Leadership Development Programs for MCPS and also served as the principal of Ridgeview Middle School, where she received the Maryland Middle School Principal of the Year award.
The new role will take effect this August.
Full press release here.