Board of Directors

Bonnie S. Copeland

Board of Directors Titles

  • Chair, Student Affairs Committee
  • Member, Governance Committee


  • Ph.D., St. Louis University
  • Master of Education, Miami University
  • Bachelor of Science, Miami University

About Bonnie

Prior to her retirement in 2018, Dr. Copeland spent nearly 50 years in K-12 and higher education. She held several leadership positions, including MD State Supt. and Deputy State Supt.; Baltimore City Public Schools CEO; President, Fund for Educational Excellence; and Divisional VP, Laureate Education, Inc.


  • Twice named as “MD’s Top 100 Women”
  • Greater Baltimore Leadership program
  • Phi Delta Kappa
  • Wapakoneta HS Hall of Fame
  • Fullwood Foundation “Caring and Sharing” Award
  • Baltimore Education Network “Beacon of Light” award


  • Vice Chair, Fund for Educational Excellence Board
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