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Dr. Brenda E. McCartney

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Dr. McCartney has 35 years of experience in education, including 22 years at GCPS. She holds Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees from Frostburg State College (now university) and a Doctorate from the University of Maryland. After teaching in WV, she joined GCPS, becoming Assistant Superintendent before retiring in 2007. Dr. McCartney now works as an independent consultant for school systems.

Currently, Dr. McCartney is the Board Chair for Mountain Laurel Medical Center and Vice-Chair for the Garrett College Board of Trustees. She will serve as GCPS Interim Superintendent for FY24, starting July 1, 2023, and continuing through June 30, 2024.    

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