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Board of Education

A nine-member elected Board of Education serves the educational needs and interests of Charles County. The Board establishes educational and fiscal policy, provides overall direction and governs Charles County Public Schools. One student, who is selected by a committee, also serves on the Board. The student gives an opinion vote on most matters before the Board. Board members serve four-year terms. The next election is in November 2026.

The Board members appoint the Superintendent of Schools to manage the day-to-day operations of the school system. The Superintendent of Schools is Maria V. Navarro, Ed.D., who was appointed to her first, four-year term in 2021. Her current term expires July 2025.

To contact the office of the Board of Education, please call 301-934-7224, or e-mail To reach individual Board members via e-mail, please visit the Member Profiles page.

Visit our budget page our Historical Minutes from 1892-1932.

CCBOE history book

Historical Minutes 1892-1919

Historical Minutes 1920-1932 

*Open Bookmark feature on left-hand side of PDF to view by for approved operating budgets and audits from previous fiscal years.