The Board of Education of Charles County met on April 12, 2022, for its common assembly. A gathering agenda is posted on Board Docs right here. Board conferences are streamed reside at www.ccboe.com and archived on the Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) YouTube web page right here. The following are vital assembly updates.
Recognition of student-athletes
The Board of Education was joined by members of the Charles County Commissioners to acknowledge highschool student-athletes who not too long ago acquired state-level honors. This included pupil swimmers from La Plata, cheerleaders from Maurice J. McDonough, monitor group members and cheerleaders from North Point, and the boy’s basketball group from Westlake High School. Click right here to view a listing of the scholars acknowledged.
Superintendent’s replace to the Board
Superintendent of Schools Maria Navarro, Ed.D., up to date the Board concerning the CCPS Strategic Plan and engagement occasions deliberate for workers, mother and father, and the neighborhood. She additionally supplied the Board with an outline of the varsity local weather presentation and acknowledged latest pupil and workers accomplishments. Navarro reminded the Board that the fiscal yr 2023 General Fund price range would quickly be launched by the Commissioners, which incorporates the varsity system’s funding request. Read Navarro’s report right here.
School local weather replace
Executive Director of Schools Marvin Jones, Ed.D., led a presentation to the Board about college local weather. The presentation included a comparability of disciplinary information from 2019 to the present college yr, developments workers are seeing with pupil habits information, and interventions and helps in place for college kids and households that concentrate on social, emotional, and behavioral wants. Joining Jones for the presentation to share methods and helps in place on the college degree have been Michael Blanchard, CCPS supervising college psychologist; Beverly Hoy, college psychologist at Henry E. Lackey High School; and Nina Dee, college counselor at Mary H. Matula Elementary School. The presentation is posted right here.
Student Board Member election replace
Gary Winsett, advisor to the Charles County Association of Student Councils (CCASC), and Steve Lee, coordinator of pupil actions, supplied an replace to the Board concerning the 2022-2023 Student Member of the Board of Education election course of. A major election amongst college students in Grades 6-12 was held earlier this month, and the race was narrowed down to 2 finalists. A basic election can be held subsequent month. Click right here to see the presentation.
Project standing replace
Assistant Superintendent of Supporting Services Michael Heim supplied the Board with a building and renovation challenge replace. The replace included progress on the renovation at Benjamin Stoddert Middle School and Dr. Gustavus Brown Elementary School. Both tasks are estimated for completion this yr. Review the report right here.
CCPS Staff Attorney Eric Schwartz supplied the Board with an replace relating to the Maryland General Assembly. He highlighted payments that handed the legislature together with a number of that impacted the varsity system. Read a whole report right here.
Director of Communications Shelley Mackey up to date the Board on a workers request for the 2022-2023 college yr calendar. The Board approves the varsity calendar a yr upfront. The workers is requesting the Board approve an up to date calendar for subsequent yr with a change to spring break. The change would transfer spring break to 2023 earlier than the Easter vacation and align with the calendars of neighboring college districts, together with Calvert, Prince George’s, St. Mary’s, and Anne Arundel counties. The Board will take motion on the calendar at its April 25 work session.
The Board introduced 5 resolutions to workers for the month of May, together with Teacher Appreciation Week, Administrative Professionals Week, Child Nutrition Employee Appreciation Week, National Physical Education and Sport Week, and Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.
The Board additionally acknowledged exemplary workers and college students from Arthur Middleton, Gale-Bailey and Mary H. Matula elementary faculties, Milton M. Somers Middle School, and Maurice J. McDonough High School.
Read concerning the acknowledged college students.
Read concerning the acknowledged workers.
The Board additionally introduced a certificates of appreciation to CCPS meals and diet providers workers from the group No Kid Hungry Maryland. The certificates acknowledges the work of CCPS workers to feed kids not solely through the pandemic however for go above and past to indicate college students they care about their well-being. Read extra right here.
The Board authorized minutes from earlier conferences, personnel, textbooks, and a memorandum of understanding with the Maryland Stadium Authority.