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Board of Education Cluster Assignments Meeting Minutes Meeting Participation
Policies & Procedures Friends of Education Resolving Concerns Reporting Fraud & Abuse

2013 FOE Winners

photo - Dr. John P. Hussman, 2013 FOE Winner

Dr. John P. Hussman
(Category - Individual)

photo - Sofiac, 2013 FOE Winner

Sofiac
(Category - Business )

photo - Columbia Triathlon Association, 2013 FOE Winner

Columbia Triathlon Association
(Category - Group)

photo - AOK Mentoring-Tutoring, Inc., 2013 FOE Winner

A-OK (Assist Our Kids) Mentoring-Tutoring, Inc.
(Category - Group)

2012 FOE Winners

photo - Terri Taylor, 2012 FOE Winner

Ms. Terri Taylor
(Category - Individual)

photo - Bright Minds Foundation, 2012 FOE Winner

Bright Minds Foundation
(Category - Organization)

Friends Of Education Award

Howard County is a community that values education and photo illustration - friends of education art drawn by a studentcherishes its children. As a result, many Howard County community members, businesses and organizations donate their time and talents in support of public education.

The Howard County Board of Education has established the Friends of Education Award to recognize and show appreciation to those who have made exemplary contributions to public education and to increase awareness of the importance of community involvement to the achievement of the school system’s mission and goals.


Who Does The Award Recognize?

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.
  • Supports student achievement and/or safe schools.
  • Is significant in its scope. In the case of organizations such as PTAs, the contribution must be beyond the normal scope of activities.

View previous award recipients

Who Is Eligible?

Any member of the Howard County community or any group, organization or business located in or serving Howard County may be nominated for the Friends of Education Award.

There are three categories:

  • Individual
  • Business
  • Non-profit group, organization or association

Who May Nominate?

Any employee of the Howard County Public School System, Howard County resident or member of a group, organization, association or business located in or serving Howard County may submit a nomination.

What Is Required For Nomination?

A nomination form is required for each nomination. To obtain nomination forms:

  • Contact the Administrative Secretary to the Board of Education at 410-313-7346
  • Print-friendly versionpdf doc icon - Friends of Education Award Brochure and Application

To nominate, complete the three-page application and include three (3) signed letters of recommendation.

Nomination Deadline

Completed nomination forms are due by February 3, 2014, to:

Administrative Secretary to the Board of Education
Howard County Public School System
10910 Clarksville Pike
Ellicott City, MD 21042

Nominees and recipients will be notified by March 17, and awards will be presented by the Board on April 10, 2014.

Mission

We cultivate a vibrant learning community that prepares students to thrive in a dynamic world.

Vision

Every student is inspired to learn and empowered to excel.

Read more about our district's goals, mission and vision here.


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