Mohammed Choudhury Named Next Maryland State Superintendent of Schools
In a unanimous vote today, the Maryland State Board of Education has appointed Mr. Mohammed Choudhury as the next Maryland State Superintendent of Schools. He will replace Karen Salmon, who is retiring after holding the position for the last five years.
Per Maryland Public Schools:
Currently serving as Associate Superintendent and Chief Strategy, Talent and Innovation Officer for the San Antonio independent School District, Mr. Choudhury is nationally recognized for his visionary leadership and unwavering commitment to equity, innovation, and excellence in public education.
“When we set out on our search for Maryland’s next
superintendent, our goal was to identify and hire the highest caliber candidate to build the future of education for all Maryland children. Considering Mr. Choudhury’s outstanding transformative
accomplishments, we are completely confident that we have hired the right person, one who deeply cares about children,” said Board President Clarence Crawford.
“Mr. Choudhury distinguished himself by providing a fresh perspective, and his engaging high-energy approach brings the best out of the people he serves. He is a bold pioneer in the educational community, and we are fortunate to have secured his leadership as Maryland’s chief education officer as
we continue to recover from the devastating impacts of COVID-19 and seek to implement the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future.”