HCPSS Seeks Citizen Members for Policy Development/Revision Committees, Deadline May 1
Posted: April 10th, 2017
The Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) invites citizens to take an active role in developing and revising school system policies as members of policy development/revision committees.
HCPSS is currently seeking candidates for membership on the following policy revision committees:
- Policy 1000: Civility
- Policy 3000: Religious Observances
- Policy 8020: Grading and Reporting: High School (planned to take two years)
- Policy 8040: Selection of Instructional Materials
- Policy 9000: Student Residency, Eligibility, Enrollment and Assignment
- Policy 9200: Student Discipline
Each committee typically meets 4–5 times to discuss and make policy recommendations regarding educational programs and school system operations. The committee will convene in the 2016–2017 school year and work through the 2017–2018 school year. Each policy committee will include one member representing the General Citizens stakeholder group.
The knowledge, experience and perspective shared by community stakeholders are used to improve the policy review process and ensure transparency at every stage of the committee’s work. All current HCPSS policies can be viewed online.
Interested citizens may submit a statement of interest online, complete and email this form to firstname.lastname@example.org, or mail a printed copy to Policy/Charter Schools Office, 10910 Clarksville Pike, Ellicott City, Maryland 21042. The deadline for submissions is Monday, May 1, 2017. Citizens should submit a separate form for each policy committee of interest.