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Board to host Feb. 26 work session

The Board of Education of Charles County is holding a 4:30 p.m. work session on Monday, Feb. 26, 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 www.ccboe.com.

Public forum for this meeting will be held in a hybrid format of both in-person and virtual speakers. Registration is required in advance for any speaker who wants to provide comments. Virtual speakers must register by 4 p.m., Friday, Feb. 23. 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 must register on Monday, Feb. 26 by 6 p.m. A sign-up sheet for in-person speakers will be located outside of the boardroom.

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

Call to order – 4:30 p.m.

Work session

  • Update on summer programs.
  • Update on prekindergarten curriculum for 3-year-old students.

Public forum – 6 p.m. (all speakers must register in advance)

Work session continued

  • Master scheduling in secondary schools.
  • Policy 1820: Educational Equity update.
  • Board of Education handbook.

Action items

  • Policy 1820: Educational Equity.
  • World Down Syndrome Day Resolution.

Adjournment

About CCPS

Charles County Public Schools provides 27,765 students in grades prekindergarten through 12 with an academically challenging education. Located in Southern Maryland, Charles County Public Schools has 38 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).