Deputy SuperintendentDr. Michael Markoe portrait

Dr. Michael Markoe is the Deputy Superintendent for Frederick County Public Schools. He supervises the administration and leadership of schools systemwide. He oversees:

Communication Services
Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment & Innovation
System Accountability & School Improvement
School Administration & Leadership
Special Education & Psychological Services
Technology Infrastructure

Education: Bachelor of Science degree in special education from Millersville University in Pennsylvania and a Master’s degree in educational leadership from Hood College. He completed his Ed.D. in an interdisciplinary doctoral program for educational leaders at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh.

Background: A career educator, Dr. Markoe served as the associate superintendent for Educational Improvement and Innovation for Washington County Public Schools. He started his career in education at Monocacy Middle in Frederick, where he was a special education teacher and student support teacher. He was promoted to assistant principal in 1999 and assigned to Gov. Thomas Johnson Middle. In 2002, he accepted an assignment at Washington County Public Schools as principal of Western Heights Middle. He was promoted to Student Services and Special Education director in 2004. From 2006 to 2012, he worked in various Washington County Public Schools leadership positions. He returned to FCPS to serve as deputy superintendent in August 2014.

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(301) 696-6860
Fax: (301) 696-6861
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