Board of Education to Hold Regular Meeting and Public Hearings, December 7, 2017
Posted: November 20th, 2017
The Howard County Board of Education will hold its regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, December 7, at 4 p.m., with an evening session beginning at 7:30 p.m. Both sessions will be held in the Boardroom at the Department of Education, 10910 Clarksville Pike in Ellicott City.
The afternoon and the evening sessions of the Board meeting will begin with a Public Forum, when members of the public may address the Board on any topic other than those for which a formal public hearing process exists. To sign up to speak at Public Forum, contact the Board’s office at 410-313-7194. Advance sign up is preferred.
The evening session will include public hearings on Policy 8040 Selection of Instructional Materials and the 2018–2019 Proposed Academic Calendar.
Individuals who wish to testify at the public hearings are asked to limit their presentation to three minutes and to provide 15 written copies of their testimony at the time of the hearings. Pre-registration will take place during business hours within the three weeks prior to the hearings, up to the close of business on the last working day before the hearing.
To sign up to testify at the public hearing, contact the Board’s office at 410-313-7194, or pre-register online.
Individuals may request a sign language interpreter for any meeting of the Board of Education by contacting Colleen Markiewicz, interpreter scheduler, at 410-313-7046. A two-week advance notice is preferred.