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Howard County Welcomes State Superintendent for School Visits

Posted: March 13th, 2017

Maryland State Superintendent Dr. Karen Salmon visited three Howard County public schools, Thursday, March 16. Dr. Salmon celebrated Manor Woods Elementary School as a Maryland State Blue Ribbon School and visited two other schools in the Howard County Public School System (HCPSS).

Who: Maryland State Superintendent Karen Salmon and HCPSS Superintendent Renee A. Foose

What: Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence Tour

When: Thursday, March 16, 9 a.m.–12:45 p.m.


Background: In addition to visiting Howard County’s newest Blue Ribbon School, Manor Woods Elementary, HCPSS provided tours of the new Wilde Lake Middle School, Maryland’s first net-zero energy school, and Running Brook Elementary, one of HCPSS Superintendent Renee Foose’s signature “Elementary School Model” schools. Running Brook Elementary School is also the home of Howard County’s Principal of the Year, Troy Todd.