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In-person and Meal Site Update

In-Person Learning Closures
- Armistead Gardens

An important update about in-person learning is available for Augusta Fells SavageBluford Drew Jemison, and Stadium School:
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Meal Site Closures

- Frederick Douglass High School

The meal site at John Ruhrah Elementary/Middle School will be closed until, April 23. Produce boxes will still be available on Thursday, April 15. For alternative meal sites, please visit our meals page.

Expires on 4/15

Contact the Academics Office

The Academics Office develops and coordinates resources to ensure students receive rigorous, engaging instruction tailored to their individual needs and preparing them for success throughout the grades and after high school graduation.

200 E. North Avenue
Room 405
Baltimore, MD 21202

Phone: 410-396-8810
Fax: 410-396-9663

Key staff:

  • Joan Dabrowski, chief academic officer (email)
  • Kasey Mengel, special assistant (email)
  • Aqueelha James, director of academic strategy (email)
  • Anthony Felder, director of academic operations (email)
College and Career Readiness

Phone: 443-642-3928

Key staff:

  • Rachel Pfeifer, executive director (email)
  • Mavis Jackson, director, college readiness (email)
  • Daniel Heller, manager (email)
Special Education


  • Main, 410-396-8900 or 443-642-2000
  • Parent response, 443-984-1561

Key staff:

  • Debra Brooks, executive director (email)
  • Donnae Bushrod, director, inclusion (email)
  • Denise Mabry, director, due process (email)
  • Macon L. Tucker, manager (email)
Strategy and Compliance

Key staff: Vacant, director, academic operations

Teaching and Learning


  • Main, 443-642-3990
  • Early learning, 443-642-3039

Key staff:

  • Janise Lane, executive director (email)
  • Crystal Francis, director, early learning (email)
  • Joshua Gabrielse, director, science (email)
  • Joshua Bailey, director, operations (email)
  • Lara Ohanian, director, differentiated learning (email)
  • Beth Sappe, director, mathematics (email)
  • Jamila Alicea, director, specialized learning (email)
  • Matt Griffin, manager (email)
Whole Child Services and Support


  • Home and hospital, 410-396-0775
  • Interscholastic athletics, 410-396-8569
  • Suspension services, 410-396-8643

Key staff:

  • Sarah C. Warren, executive director (email)
  • Tiffany Byrd, coordinator, interscholastic athletics (email)
  • Louise Fink, director, health services (email)
  • Lori Hines, director, student conduct and attendance (email)
  • Brandon Tilghman, manager (email)