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Dr. Bernard J. Sadusky - Executive Director

Dr. Sadusky began as MACC Executive Director in July 2012, after completing a year of service as interim superintendent at the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE), where he filled the position left vacant by the 2011 retirement of Dr. Nancy Grasmick.

Dr. Sadusky served as superintendent of schools in Maryland’s Queen Anne’s County from 1994 to 2007, and spent more than 30 years in total in the Queen Anne’s school system as an administrator and teacher. He was recognized as Maryland’s Superintendent of the Year in 2007. Following his retirement in Queen Anne’s County, he joined MSDE as policy liaison to the local school systems, before being appointed by the Maryland Board of Education to serve as interim state superintendent in 2011.

With this extensive background in K-12 education in Maryland, Dr. Sadusky is recognized as having played an important role in achieving and maintaining “Maryland’s status as the number one school system in the nation.” In his role as the executive director of Maryland’s 16 community colleges, Dr. Sadusky is working with the Governor’s P-20 Council to integrate and enhance the alignment of K-12 with Maryland’s postsecondary education and training.

Dr. Sadusky received his bachelor's degree in biology from King's College in Pennsylvania. He holds a master’s degree in psychology from Washington College and a doctorate in educational administration from Nova-Southeastern University.