Essential Applications and Information
HCPSS BOE Approves $100,000 Grant to Help Prevent School ViolenceThe U.S. Department of Justice and Bureau of Justice Assistance grant addresses multiple mental health training and implementation initiatives, including suicide prevention, crisis intervention teams and behavior threat assessment teams.
Board Takes Action to Reduce Health Fund DeficitThe Howard County Board of Education has approved a funds transfer to significantly reduce the cumulative deficit in the HCPSS employee Health and Dental Fund. Subject to County Council approval, the decision will immediately transfer $15.2 million of the unassigned General Fund balance to reduce the current $39.2 million deficit to $24.0 million.
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