Superintendent Kimberly Hill is establishing a discipline review committee to look at the Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) Code of Student Conduct and the school system’s disciplinary practices.
The 16-member committee will include parents, students, teachers, principals, Board members and school system administrators. Hill is seeking volunteers to serve on the committee. Anyone interested in serving should email a letter of interest to the Superintendent at firstname.lastname@example.org. Committee meetings will be held weekly at 4 p.m. and begin in March.
The deadline to apply for the committee is Friday, Feb. 22. The Superintendent will notify those selected to serve on the committee no later than Feb. 28.
Hill said the committee should complete its work by the end of April in order to present a report and any changes to the Code of Student Conduct by May 14.
Charles County Public Schools provides 27,108 students in grades prekindergarten through 12 with an academically challenging education. Located in Southern Maryland, Charles County Public Schools has 36 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 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.