The support of volunteers is essential to Charles County Public Schools. The ‘Be the Difference’ award program honors the work done by individuals and groups who enhance the learning experience. Go to for nomination information. CCPS has enhanced safety features at its schools and centers. All visitors to any school, including staff members, are now required to show photo identification prior to entering the building. Stay in the CCPS loop with text messages. To opt-in, text YES or Y to 67587. Not all schools use text notifications.