Student Support and Safety

Student Support and Safety within the Academics Office provides an integrated, comprehensive system of support services for students and families in order to create cultures and climates where academic needs of students can be met.

Contact information

200 E. North Avenue
Room 407B
Baltimore, MD 21202
Phone 443-642-3800

Executive Director
Karen Webber-Ndour (email)


  • Brandon Tilghman, executive assistant (email)

  • Divisions within the Student Support and Safety Department

    Climate, Support, and Alternative Programming

    Units within this division:
    Alternative Programs; Andre Bundley, director (email, phone 410-396-8672)
    Attendance and Truancy; Beshon Trusty-Smith, manager (email, phone 443-984-1714)
    Alternatives to Suspension; Erik Bandzak, coordinator (email, phone 443-361-9251)
    504/Student Support Team; John Zesiger, coordinator (email, phone 443-642-4341) 

    Enrollment, Choice and Transfers
    Lara Ohanian, director (email, phone 410-396-8600)

    Home and Hospital Services
    Louise Fink, director (email, phone 410-396-0775)

    School Police
    Marshall Goodwin, chief (email, phone 443-984-4001 or 443-984-4002)
    (Note: For emergencies, call 911)

    Suspension Services
    Everett Garnett, director (email, phone 410-396-8643)