On December 2, St. Mary’s College of Maryland President Tuajuanda C. Jordan participated in the Leadership Southern Maryland (LSM) Class of 2022’s fourth of nine educational sessions for the LSM Executive Program held at St. Charles High School in Waldorf, Maryland. President Jordan participated in a panel discussion on the long-haul implications of COVID-19 on education. Participants also included the superintendents from Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary’s counties, as well as the president of College of Southern Maryland and the executive director of University System of Maryland at Southern Maryland. The discussion included critical topics such as school funding, teacher retention, and how community members can better support education.
LSM is an independent, educational leadership development organization designed to broaden the knowledge base of current and emerging leaders about the critical issues, challenges, and opportunities facing the region. Its flagship Executive Program is a nine-month, tuition-based program that educates and inspires a diverse group of mid- to upper-level executive leaders creating opportunities for collaborations and partnerships impacting the community needs of Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary’s counties ensuring a cross-section of the region including diversity of geographic location, profession, ethnicity, and gender.