Blueprint for Maryland’s Future

The Blueprint for Maryland’s Future, also known as the Blueprint, establishes in law the policies and accountability recommendations of the Commission on Innovation and Excellence in Education. The Blueprint is a multi-billon dollar investment in Maryland schools and seeks to "transform Maryland's early childhood, primary, and secondary education systems to the levels of high-performing systems around the world. The Bill took effect on July 1, 2020, and has five major policy areas: Early Childhood Education, High-Quality and Diverse Teachers and Leaders, College and Career Readiness (CCR) Pathways – including Career and Technical Education, More Resources to Ensure All Students are Successful, and Governance and Accountability.

BCPS is developing an implementation plan for the items in the Blueprint and is collaborating with county government partners and other Local Education Agencies (LEAs) throughout the state to ensure that students, staff and families can take advantage of the most current information regarding the implementation of Blueprint.

BCPS Presentations

Blueprint for Maryland’s Future Stakeholder Workgroup December 7, 2023

Blueprint for Maryland's Future Stakeholder Workgroup September 14, 2023

Blueprint for Maryland's Future Stakeholder Workgroup June 8, 2023

Blueprint for Maryland's Future Southeast Advisory February 27, 2023

Blueprint for Maryland’s Future Stakeholder Workgroup February 2 , 2023

Blueprint for Maryland's Future BOE December 6, 2022

Stakeholder Group November 3, 2022

Stakeholder Group May 26, 2022

Southeast Advisory March 21, 2022

Southwest Advisory March 14, 2022

February 22, 2022, Presentation to the Board of Education

BCPS' Blueprint Presentation Executive Summary

December 21, 2021, Presentation to the Board of Education

Blueprint for Maryland’s Future - December 21, 2021 Video Presentation to the Board of Education

November 23, 2021 Career and Technical Education Update

Blueprint Resources and Information

Blueprint for Maryland’s Future reports submitted to the Accountability and Implementation Board (AIB) are publicly posted on the Maryland Legislative Library and Information Services website.

Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) reports required to be posted publicly can be found in Key Reports.

MSDE’s webpage on the Blueprint:  Overview (

Accountability and Implementation Board:  Accountability & Implementation Board, Maryland

AIB website with links to all plan related downloads

Strong Schools Maryland Blueprint Progress Report
Strong Schools Maryland has provided Baltimore County Public Schools a progress report based on the requirements of the Blueprint for Maryland’s future.

For more information, please contact:

Dr. Melissa Whisted, Executive Director for Academic Services
BCPS Blueprint District Implementation Coordinator
Email: [email protected]

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