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Supporting the Mission and Goals of HCPSS through Leadership

The mission of the Howard County Board of Education (BOE) is to provide leadership for excellence in teaching and learning by fostering a climate for deliberative change through policy and community engagement.

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Policies and Procedures

The Board of Education sets local education policy consistent with state and federal laws governing public education.

View our district-wide policies and procedures →

Friends of Education Award

The Friends of Education Award recognizes an individual, business, or organization for an innovative or unique contribution that directly supports the school system’s mission of excellence in teaching and learning

Learn more about the award and fill out a nomination form →

Current Board of Education Members

Bess Altwerger, Ed.D., Vice Chairman

Griffin Diven,
Student Board Member