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Office of Education Accountability

The purpose of the Office of Education Accountability is to field and investigate comments, concerns, and allegations from the public regarding Maryland schools.

This office offers an anonymous tipline for anyone to report non-emergency, education-based issues in Maryland. Please report concerns about bullying, abuse, harassment, school and community violence, drug activity, or mental health crises to the Safe Schools Maryland Tip Line, safeschoolsmd.org/, which is an anonymous system for reporting threats to the safety and/or well-being of students.

Your responses to the Office of Accountability Tipline are completely anonymous. Responses to this survey cannot be traced back to the respondent. No personal or identifiable information is captured unless you voluntarily offer personal or contact information below as a means for us to reply to your comment. Additionally, your responses are combined with many others and summarized into a report to further protect your anonymity.

All are welcome to make anonymous reports to the Office of Accountability. Please note that records relating to these reports may be subject to disclosure under the Public Information Act or other applicable law.

If you are a public school employee, your report may waive certain whistleblower protections provided by applicable law and regulations, including the Public School Employee Whistleblower Protection Act.

Valerie Radomsky Director Office of Education Accountability

Valerie M. Radomsky, Director

Valerie M. Radomsky was appointed director of the Office of Education Accountability by Governor Larry Hogan in September 2018.

A lifelong resident of Maryland, Radomsky is a seasoned educator and experienced policy adviser who is utilizing her diverse professional background to improve accountability and transparency in Maryland’s public schools.

Radomsky was raised in Baltimore County and graduated from Towson University, where she studied English Literature and Secondary Education.

While teaching Language Arts at Franklin Middle School and English at Kenwood High School for Baltimore County Public Schools, Radomsky advocated for healthy classroom environments conducive to learning for all students, teachers, and staff members.

In 2015, Radomsky was appointed Chief Advisor for Education Policy by Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot. While conducting research on a wide range of policy issues and tracking the status of capital projects at education facilities, she built extensive relationships with teachers, students, parents, board members, and education advocates across the state.

Radomsky also served as Board of Public Works Coordinator for Comptroller Franchot in 2016. In this role, she reviewed and analyzed thousands of state contracts for compliance with Maryland procurement laws and regulations, as well as resolved constituent inquiries.

Radomsky currently resides in Pasadena with her teenage daughter.

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