James E. Proctor Jr. Forum on Education, Leadership & Innovation

Honoring a Legacy

The James E. Proctor Jr. Forum on Education, Leadership & Innovation honors the life and legacy of the late Delegate Proctor, one of Bowie State University’s most distinguished alumni. The event during American Education Week celebrates outstanding educators, strengthens the pipeline of students interested in the profession and showcases education as a lifelong career. Each year, the forum offers meaningful opportunities for students and educators alike to find inspiration and solutions for 21st century challenges in education.

James E. Proctor Jr. Forum - 2021

The Future of Education Post Pandemic

Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021 – 7 p.m.

Panel Discussion featuring:

  • Superintendent Monica Goldson, Prince George’s County Public Schools
  • Interim Superintendent Monifa McKnight, Montgomery County Public Schools
  • Superintendent Darryl Williams, Baltimore County Public Schools



 About the Honorable James E. Proctor Jr.

Maryland Delegate Proctor was committed to the state's historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), especially his alma mater, Bowie State University. With his support, Bowie State received approximately $200 million in state funding over the course of his tenure in the Maryland legislature. Family and friends of Delegate Proctor established an endowed scholarship in his honor at Bowie State University.