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County Schools Chief Named Superintendent of the Year Award by the National Alliance of Black School Educators

Superintendent of Schools Dr. Mark Bedell has been named the 2023 recipient of the Joseph E. Hill Superintendent of the Year Award bestowed by the  National Alliance of Black School Educators , the Anne Arundel County School System said this week.  The award is presented annually to a sitting superintendent who has demonstrated a quality of leadership that resulted in significant positive outcomes for students of African descent. “As we reviewed the nomination packets, Dr. Bedell’s positive impact on the school system climate and intense focus on equity for all children – even in the short time he has been at Anne Arundel County Public Schools – stood out,” Dr. Julia Y. Andrews, chair of the NABSE Awards Committee. “It was very evident to the selection committee that the students and staff at Anne Arundel County Public Schools are being well-served by Dr. Bedell, and we are thrilled to be able to honor him.” Dr. Bedell began his four-year term as Superintendent in August 20

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