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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:

  • Monday, January 25, 4:30 p.m. – Virtual Work Session (HCPSS Reopening)
  • Tuesday, January 26, 4 p.m. – Virtual Work Session (HCPSS Reopening)
  • Thursday, January 28, 1 p.m. – Virtual Work Session (Superintendent’s Proposed Budget)
  • Tuesday, February 2, 1 & 7 p.m. – Virtual Work Session and Public Hearing, respectively (Superintendent’s Proposed Budget)
  • Thursday, February 4, 1 p.m. – Virtual Work Session (Superintendent’s Proposed Budget)
  • Tuesday, February 9, 1 p.m. – Virtual Work Session (Superintendent’s Proposed Budget)
  • Thursday, February 11, 4 & 7 p.m. – Virtual Regular Meeting

Board of Education HCPSS Reopening Documents

The Board of Education holds discussions and work sessions on the HCPSS reopening plan. Links to archived meeting videos and accompanying documents can be found online. Learn More →

Board of Education Budget Schedule

The Board of Education holds work sessions and public hearings to gather feedback on and revise the Superintendent’s proposed budget. View Schedule →

Approved Board schedules can be found in the links below.

Meeting Minutes

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
Zachary Koung, Student Board Member