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Board to hold work session on proposed 2024 budget  

The Board of Education of Charles County is holding a 6 p.m. work session on Monday, Jan. 23, in the boardroom at the Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) Jesse L. Starkey Administration Building. The Starkey building is located at 5980 Radio Station Road in La Plata. The meeting will stream live on the CCPS website at The meeting will also stream to YouTube at

Public forum for this meeting will be held in a hybrid format of both in-person and virtual speakers. Pre-registration is required in advance for any speaker who wants to provide comments virtually. Virtual speakers must register by 4 p.m., Jan. 20. Click here to register for virtual public forum. Late virtual registrations will not be accepted. 

Any public forum speaker interested in providing comments to the Board in person should register on Monday by 6 p.m. A sign-up sheet for in-person speakers will be located outside of the boardroom. 

During public forum, all speakers have three minutes to address the Board about educational issues and are expected to follow the rules the Board has established for public forum. The purpose of public forum is for the Board to receive information for review and consideration. Speakers should not expect an immediate response or verbal exchange with Board members.  Speakers can provide copies of written information for the Board to review. For more information regarding public forum, click here.

The following is a tentative meeting agenda and subject to change. 

  • Executive session — 5:30 p.m.
  • Call to order — 6 p.m. 
  • Public forum.   
  • Work session. 
    • Superintendent’s Proposed FY2024 Budget.
    • Overview of Student Member of the Board’s voting rights.
  • Adjournment.   


About CCPS

Charles County Public Schools provides 27,598 students in grades prekindergarten through 12 with an academically challenging education. Located in Southern Maryland, Charles County Public Schools has 37 schools that offer a technologically advanced, progressive and high quality education that builds character, equips for leadership and prepares students for life, careers and higher education.


The Charles County public school system does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability in its programs, activities or employment practices. For inquiries, please contact Kathy Kiessling, Title IX/ADA/Section 504 Coordinator (students) or Nikial M. Majors, Title IX/ADA/Section 504 Coordinator (employees/ adults), at Charles County Public Schools, Jesse L. Starkey Administration Building, P.O. Box 2770, La Plata, MD 20646; 301-932-6610/301-870-3814. For special accommodations call 301-934-7230 or TDD 1-800-735-2258 two weeks prior to the event.


CCPS provides nondiscriminatory equal access to school facilities in accordance with its Use of Facilities rules to designated youth groups (including, but not limited to, the Boy Scouts).