Kevin Maxwell ’02, Ph.D., language, literacy, and culture, was recently appointed chief executive officer of Prince George’s public schools. Maxwell has a long history in public education, having spent more than 20 years as a teacher, principal and chief educational administrator of Prince George’s County. Most recently, he was superintendent of Anne Arundel County.
From the Baltimore Sun article:
“This is a homecoming for him. He is truly one of our shining sons of Prince George’s County,” County Executive Rushern Baker III said before a gathered crowd Friday, June 28 at Northwestern High School in Hyattsville. “We are so lucky we can stand here today and welcome back one of our best.”
Maxwell received his Ph.D. in Language, Literacy and Culture from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). In 2002, he was recognized by UMBC as its Outstanding Alumnus-Humanities.