Nancy Grasmick

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Dr. Nancy S. Grasmick
Born Baltimore, Maryland
Occupation Maryland State Superintendent of Schools

Dr. Nancy S. Grasmick was the Maryland State Superintendent of Schools, from 1991 until June 30, 2011.[1]


The headquarters building of the Maryland Higher Education Commission, at 6 North Liberty Street, is named for Nancy S. Grasmick

She received her doctorate from the Johns Hopkins University, her master's degree from Gallaudet University, and her bachelor's degree from Towson University.[1]


Grasmick began as a teacher of deaf children at the William S. Baer School in Baltimore City. She subsequently served as a classroom and resource teacher, principal, supervisor, assistant superintendent, and associate superintendent in the Baltimore County Public Schools system. In 1989, Governor William Donald Schaefer appointed her Special Secretary for Children, Youth, and Families and, in 1991, the State Board of Education appointed her State Superintendent of Schools.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c "Nancy S. Grasmick, Ph.D". Maryland Manual. Maryland State Archives. Retrieved May 3, 2012. 

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