Dr. Christine Koth
Director of Research

Administrative Secretary

9611 Pulaski Park Drive, Suite 307
Baltimore, Maryland 21220
Fax: 410-238-1596

The Office of Research supports the vision, mission, and goals of Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS), in accordance with the system's strategic plan: The Compass: Out Pathway to Excellence by providing support to schools and offices in analyzing data and providing research findings to guide instructional decision making and resource utilization.

The Office of Research is responsible for:

  • Overseeing BCPS Institutional Review Board (IRB) that reviews and coordinates the approval of research requests.

  • Currently, Baltimore County Public Schools is limiting the amount of new external research projects by entities, such as government agencies, private organizations, and institutions of higher education.

    • Internal research projects from BCPS staff members will continue to be reviewed.

    • Doctoral dissertations, undergraduate/master's theses, capstone projects, or other course requirements, from non-employees will not be reviewed.

    • For additional information regarding the research approval process see the submission guidelines.

  • Designing and implementing program evaluations and research activities.

  • Providing research and statistical analysis services to schools and offices of BCPS.

  • Providing data analyses to support the performance goals and indicators set forth in the strategic plan: The Compass: Out Pathway to Excellence.

  • Providing support in the design, implementation, and analysis of survey research for schools and offices.

Dr. Rebecca McGill-Wilkinson
Coordinator of Program Evaluation

Dr. Katie Filling
Supervisor of Research

Dr. Jennifer Brodar
Research Specialist

Research Specialist
Grants Specialist

Ms. Laura Burgoyne
Research Analyst