Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) is hosting a panel discussion 5:30 p.m., Oct. 13, at Thomas Stone High School. The Hispanic Community of Charles County and the DMV — A panel discussion about its history and its future will be moderated by Superintendent of Schools Maria V. Navarro, Ed.D.
Gustavo Torres, executive director of CASA, the leading immigrant organization in the mid-Atlantic region, is scheduled to be a panelist. Other panelists include Blanca Avila, an interpreter who works with CCPS; Pascale Small, a parent of CCPS students; and Kiara Cruz, a senior at Thomas Stone High School.
The event is open to the community. Thomas Stone High School is at 3785 Leonardtown Road in Waldorf.
Charles County Public Schools provides 27,000 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).