Executive Directors


To Be Determined
Executive Director


Karen Crawford
Assistant Executive Director

Mrs. Karen Crawford is a proud product of Montgomery County Public Schools. After graduating from Northwood High School in 1973, she continued  her educational journey:
• Bachelor of Science, Art Education K12 (with honors) – 1977 University of Maryland
• Advanced Professional Teaching Certificate: Art Grades K-12, Special Education Grades K-12 – 1979
• Master of Education Special Education K12 (summa cum laude) – 1979 Bowie State University
• Administration & Supervision Certification – 1999 Johns Hopkins University

Mrs. Crawford’s Special Awards and Recognitions include:
• Misc. Maryland Association of Student Councils Awards for Hosting Events – 2000-2014
• MASC-Catherine Nora Murray Unsung Hero Award (March 2013)
• Maryland Leadership Workshops (MLW) Support (December 2012)
• Earl Reum Region 2 Student Activity Advisor Award (NY, NJ, PA, DE, MD) (2009)
• Maryland Service Learning Fellow (2009)
• Board of Education Distinguished Service to Public Education Award Fall (2009)
• Governor’s Citation of Recognition – Drive for Supplies July (2009)
• Maryland Leadership Workshops (MLW) Presidential Award for Outstanding Service and Dedication (December 2005)
• MASC Susan Nash Travetto Friend of MASC Award  (2002-2003)
• MASC Mike Michaelson Advisor of the Year Award  (1992-1993 – Regional Advisor for  Montgomery County Junior Councils (MCJC))
• Above and Beyond the Call of Duty –  Rocky Hill Middle School (1998) and Rosa Parks Middle School (1993 )
• Rocky Hill Middle School “Rock of Gibraltar” Award (December 1997)
• Maryland Art Education Association “Outstanding Art Educator” (1993-1994 and 1981-1982)

“Retired” as of July 1, 2014, after 36 years with Montgomery County Public Schools, the last 15 years as the student leadership administrator and regional advisor for The Montgomery County Region (MCR), Mrs. Crawford is excited to be continuing her work with student leaders as the Assistant Executive Director of the Maryland Association of Student Councils.