Baltimore County Public Schools, Maryland

Dr. Myriam Yarbrough
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Student Enrollment: 108,207 (65% students of color, 32% economically disadvantaged, 8% Limited English Proficient)

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“Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, working together is success.” - Henry Ford

Dr. Myriam Yarbrough began her tenure as BCPS superintendent on July 1, 2023. Dr. Yarbrough, who began her educational career as a chemistry teacher in Baltimore County Public Schools in 1996, most recently served as Deputy Superintendent. In that capacity, she planned, coordinated, and administered all professional learning activities, functions, and programs of BCPS and provided leadership and collaboration with and among all offices to ensure that resources and supports are prioritized to meet individual school needs. Dr. Yarbrough returned to BCPS in 2020. Prior to her role as Deputy Superintendent, she served as BCPS’ Chief of Organizational Effectiveness, Executive Director for Secondary Schools in the West Zone, and Director of School Performance. Dr. Yarbrough has been in educational administration since 2002 and served as a principal of Francis Scott Key Middle School and Paint Branch High School in Montgomery County, Maryland. She is the recipient of several system, state and national awards and citations and is highly regarded for her development of educational policy and strategic initiatives to improve academic performance and operational efficiency. Dr. Yarbrough is committed to creating transformative experiences that ensure all students reach their highest potential and is focused on doing what is best for all BCPS students, staff, and families. Dr. Yarbrough has been recognized for outstanding leadership and accomplishments in the areas of purposeful leadership, instructional leadership, resource management, and community and stakeholder involvement.