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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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Meeting Schedules and Minutes

Coffee and Conversation with the Board of Education

  • Saturday, January 20, 2018 – 9:30-11:00 a.m. – Thomas Viaduct Middle School (map) Media Center (Inclement Weather Date is January 27, 2018)
  • Thursday, March 15, 2018 – 7:30-9:00 p.m. – Jeffers Hill Elementary School (map) Media Center

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 the 2017 recipient →

Current Board of Education Members

Bess Altwerger, Ed.D., Vice Chairman

Anna Selbrede,
Student Board Member