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Supporting the Mission and Goals of HCPSS through Leadership

The mission of the Howard County Board of Education (BOE) is to provide leadership for excellence in teaching and learning by fostering a climate for deliberative change through policy and community engagement.

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Meeting Schedules

Board meetings may be viewed live or on-demand online, and during and after each meeting on Howard County Comcast channel 95 or Verizon channel 42. Upcoming Public Hearings can be found 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.

Board meeting documents are available to the public for viewing on BoardDocs three days prior to the meeting. If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact the Board Office.

Upcoming Board of Education Meetings:

  • Thursday, September 23, 4 & 7 p.m. – Hybrid Meeting
  • Tuesday, October 5, 4 & 7 p.m. – Hybrid Meeting
  • Thursday, October 21, 4 & 7 p.m. – Hybrid Meeting

Full Board of Education Schedule

Approved Board schedules can be found in the links below.

Coffee & Conversation

Saturday, October 23, 9:30-11 a.m. (Virtual Event)

Email to participate.

Meeting Minutes

School Cluster Assignments


Policies and Procedures

The Board of Education sets local education policy consistent with state and federal laws governing public education.

View our districtwide policies and procedures →

Friends of Education Award

The Friends of Education Award recognizes an individual, business, or organization for an innovative or unique contribution that directly supports the school system’s mission of excellence in teaching and learning

Learn more about the award →

Current Board of Education Members

Chao Wu, Chair
Jennifer Mallo, Vice Chair
Peter Banyas, Student Board Member