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Maurice Erly Professional Development Award

The Support Education Foundation is proud to preserve Maurice Erly’s legacy by awarding professional development awards to educators (administrators, teachers and support staff) who have made a difference by positively impacting student success and who aspire to further their own development. Mr. Erly retired from the Prince George’s County Board of Education after 38 years of service with over 25 of those years spent as the Coordinating Supervisor of Staff Development. Maurice was passionate about education and professional development.

Award amount

A one-time $1,000 award is presented to 12 educators.

Award purpose

The award money can be used towards continuing education fees, such as workshop registrations, certification fees and tuition.


To be eligible, applicants must be a member of Educational Systems Federal Credit Union or the Support Education Foundation.2


Applications are due April 1. The winners are announced by June 15.