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News Highlights

Mount Hebron students receiving award.

Reservoir Teacher Honored by Maryland Art Education Association

Reservoir High School art teacher Stephanie Goldberg recently won the MAEA’s Secondary Novice Art Educator award.

Read about the award →

A handful of Cradlerock Elementary School Staff sitting in front of their school.

American Education Week

We celebrate public education and honor individuals who are making a difference in ensuring that every child receives a quality education.

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HCASC students working on a project.

HCASC Monthly Meeting, November 14

All middle and high school students are invited to attend the monthly meetings of the Howard County Association of Student Councils.

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Our Organization

  • Board of Education

    The Board provides leadership for excellence in teaching and learning by fostering a climate for deliberative change through policy and community engagement
  • Superintendent

    Dr. Michael J. Martirano considers himself a teacher first and foremost, and believes children must be at the center of all decision-making
  • Central Office Staff Directory

    Search for Central Office staff contact information via name, department or phone number

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Knowing A Child Well

If we take care of our children and their well-being, and nurture and believe in them, academic achievement will take care of itself. We must understand our children first, because in order to teach a child well you must know a child well.
Dr. Michael Martirano, HCPSS Superintendent