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Board of Education to Hold Special Meeting, July 27

The Howard County Board of Education will hold a special meeting at 4 p.m. on Thursday, July 27, 2017. The meeting will take place in the Boardroom at the Department of Education, 10910 Clarksville Pike in Ellicott City.

Public Invited to Provide Input on New School System Positions

The Howard County Public School System is seeking public input as it moves forward with the hiring process for the new Industrial Hygienist and Special Education Parent Liaison positions. These positions were created to strengthen the school system’s commitment to equity, transparency and community responsiveness.

HCPSS and Prepare for Success Host School Supply Drive, Through Aug. 18

HCPSS has partnered with Prepare for Success to provide school supplies to HCPSS students in need.

Interim Superintendent Announces New Leadership Appointments

Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) Interim Superintendent Michael J. Martirano has announced new additions to his leadership team. The appointments were presented to the Howard County Board of Education during its July 18 meeting, and go into effect on August 3, 2017.

Board of Education to Meet in Closed Session, July 17

The Howard County Board of Education will meet in Closed Session on Monday, July 17, 2017, in the Board Planning Room at the Department of Education, 10910 Clarksville Pike in Ellicott City.

HCPSS Schools Recognized for Character Development

Pointers Run and St. John’s Lane elementary schools, and Thomas Viaduct Middle School have received Maryland Center for Character Education at Stevenson University School of the Year awards.

Board of Education to Hold Retreat, July 18

The Howard County Board of Education will hold a retreat from 12–3 p.m., on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, in the Boardroom at the Department of Education, 10910 Clarksville Pike in Ellicott City.

HCPSS Interim Superintendent to Announce New MPIA Online Tracking System at July 14 Event

Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) Interim Superintendent Michael J. Martirano will hold a press conference to present the new HCPSS Maryland Public Information Act (MPIA) Online Tracking System.

Board of Education to Hold Regular Meeting, July 18

The Howard County Board of Education will hold a regularly scheduled meeting at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, July 18, 2017. There will be no evening session. The meeting will take place in the Boardroom at the Department of Education, 10910 Clarksville Pike in Ellicott City.

Board of Education to Meet with County Council, July 17

The Howard County Board of Education will hold its quarterly meeting with the Howard County Council at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, July 17, 2017. The meeting will be held at the George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Drive in Ellicott City.