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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 Comcast channel 95 or Verizon channel 42. Upcoming Public Hearings can be found online.

  • Upcoming Regular Meetings/Work Sessions:
    • Public Hearing I on Superintendent’s Proposed FY 2020 Operating Budget, Tuesday, January 15, 2019 – 6:30 p.m.
    • Public Work Session I on Superintendent’s Proposed FY 2020 Operating Budget, Thursday, January 17, 2019 – 1:00-5:30 p.m.
    • Public Work Session II on Superintendent’s Proposed FY 2020 Operating Budget, Tuesday, January 22, 2019 – 1:00-5:30 p.m.
    • Board of Education Meeting, Tuesday, January 24, 2019 – 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
    • Public Work Session III on Superintendent’s Proposed FY 2020 Operating Budget, Tuesday, January 29, 2019 – 1:00-5:00 p.m.
    • Public Hearing II on Superintendent’s Proposed FY 2020 Operating Budget, Tuesday, January 29, 2019 – 7:00 p.m.
    • Public Work Session IV on Superintendent’s Proposed FY 2020 Operating Budget, Thursday, January 31, 2019 – 1:00-5:30 p.m.
  • January-March 2019 Quarterly Agenda
  • January 2019 – Upcoming Meeting Schedule
  • 2018—2019 Board of Education Approved Meeting Schedule
  • FY20 Operating Budget Approval Schedule

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.

Committees

Policies and Procedures

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

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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

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Current Board of Education Members

Mavis Ellis, Chair
Kirsten Coombs, Vice Chair
Ambika Siddabathula, Student Board Member