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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.

Upcoming Regular Meetings/Public Work Sessions:

  • Monday, December 7, 4 p.m. – Virtual Regular Meeting (no evening session)
  • Tuesday, December 22, 4 & 7 p.m. – Virtual Regular Meeting
  • Thursday, January 7, 4 & 7 p.m. – Virtual Regular Meeting

*Unless otherwise noted, virtual meetings will be streamed live and may viewed on the HCPSS website, or on Comcast channel 95/Verizon 42 in Howard County.

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.

A complete Board schedule can be found in the links below.

Meeting Minutes

School Cluster Assignments

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.


Policies and Procedures

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

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The Board of Education

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

Mavis Ellis, Chair
Vicky Cutroneo, Vice Chair
Zachary Koung, Student Board Member