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President 2020 - 2021

Edward Cosentino, Principal - Clemens Crossing Elementary - MAESP President 2020-2021

Ed has served as an educator in Howard County for 23 years; six as a classroom teacher, nine as an assistant principal, and eight as a principal.  He is an active member of MAESP and NAESP.   He is currently serving on a variety of committees for NAESP including the National Taskforce for Race and Equity and NAESP’s Resolution Committee.  Prior to being president of MAESP, he was the Howard County Representative to MAESP.  Ed is also active in the Howard County Administrator’s Association where he served as president, vice president, treasurer, and elementary representative during his 17 years with the association.  

Ed has been the principal of Clemens Crossing Elementary School in Columbia for five years.  Clemens Crossing was recently recognized as a National PTA School of Excellence in addition to being ranked as a top school in Howard County and Maryland during that time.  The combination of strong instruction, unwavering parental support, and commitment to children’s growth are all hallmarks of Clemens Crossing.  Ed brings a wealth of experience and perspectives to the MAESP Executive Board.  Those experiences and perspectives will help Ed provide his impact on the organization in the coming year and beyond.

Ed can be reached at [email protected] 

Edward Cosentino, Principal, Clemens Crossing Elementary School