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CCPS seeks grading committee members

Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) is seeking five volunteers to serve on its Grading Steering Committee.

The committee will review and recommend grading/weighting guidelines and rules to establish an equitable grading policy consistent at the elementary and secondary levels throughout CCPS.   

Committee volunteers must be able to attend four to five, 1.5-hour in-person meetings scheduled January to March at the Jesse L. Starkey Administration Building. The Starkey Building is at 5980 Radio Station Road in La Plata.

Community members 18 and older interested in serving on the steering committee should complete an interest form by 5 p.m., Friday, Dec. 22.  Staff from the CCPS Office of Teaching and Learning will approve the selection of committee members. Questions should be directed to Kevin Lowndes, chief of teaching and learning, at or 301-934-7377.

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).