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Board of Education to Meet in Closed Session, July 27

The Howard County Board of Education will meet in Closed Session at 3 p.m. on Thursday, July 27, 2017, in the Board Planning Room at the Department of Education, 10910 Clarksville Pike in Ellicott City.

HCPSS Seeks Citizen Members for Policy Development/Revision Committees, Deadline Aug. 11

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.

Launch Into Learning Initiative Supports Early Childhood Development

Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) Interim Superintendent Michael J. Martirano joined Howard County Executive Allan H. Kittleman and County Councilmember Mary Kay Sigaty to announce the Launch Into Learning initiative at a meeting of the Howard County Early Childhood Advisory Council on Friday, July 21.

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.