Board of Education to Hold Regular Meeting and Public Hearings

The Board of Education will hold a regularly scheduled meeting at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 11. During the session, the Board will hold a public hearing on several policies.

HCPSS Creates Committee for Diversity and Inclusion

Superintendent Foose today announced the creation of a new stakeholders committee to provide input on the expansion and development of programs that combat hate-speech and leverage diversity.

Leveraging Differences to Become a Stronger Community

On the Superintendent’s Corner, Dr. Foose writes about the development of a comprehensive plan to address diversity in the system, ensure curriculum reflects the many cultures in our community, and strengthen the cultural proficiency of staff.

Staff Focus: Kim Morales, World Language Teacher, Bryant Woods Elementary School

Morales, who spoke Spanish growing up as her first language at home, is a strong advocate for learning a new language early. Bryant Woods is one of eight elementary schools that has daily World Language instruction.

HCPSS Student a Finalist in National Doodle 4 Google Contest

Clarksville Middle School 7th-grader Anjali Pulim was named the Grade 6–7 Maryland state winner in the nationwide Doodle 4 Google art competition.

5th Grade Showcase, through April 11

Members of the public are invited to come see the 5th Grade Curriculum Showcase, now on display at the Howard County Department of Education. The student reception has been rescheduled to Feb. 16 from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.

Honoring the Outstanding Employees of the HCPSS

The Board of Education wishes to express sincere appreciation to all school employees for their devotion to children, their dedication to excellence in teaching and learning, and their commitment to continuous improvement.

Vision 2018

Fulfilling the Promise of Preparation


  • 76 schools
  • 54,870 students
  • 8,136 staff

93% of all HCPSS Students graduate.

85% of all HCPSS Students attend college after graduating.