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Congratulations to the outstanding Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) support services employees recognized at the Board of Education Meeting on June 14, 2022 for their dedication and commitment to maintaining the effective and efficient operations of the school system!

Honorees for 2022 include Nghia Dang, computer analyst II at Jesse L. Starkey Administration Building and F.B. Gwynn Educational Center; Tricia Mehall, technology facilitator at Dr. Thomas L. Higdon Elementary School; Sarah Martin, food service manager at John Hanson Middle School; Derikia Gray, stockkeeper at CCPS Maintenance Shop; Deepa Patel, secretary to the principal at Dr. Samuel A. Mudd Elementary School; Raymond Lancaster, building service manager at Thomas Stone High School; and Joey Mattera, field service foreman at CCPS Annex I.

Nghia Dang with Jennifer Abell

Board honors Nghia Dang, Computer Analyst II at Jesse L. Starkey Administration Building and
Gwynn Educational Center

Board honors exemplary staff

Board honors Derikia Gray, Stockkeeper at CCPS Maintenance Shop

Raymond Lancaster with Elizabeth Brown

Board honors Raymond Lancaster, Building Service Manager at Thomas Stone High School

Sarah Martin with Ian Herd

Board honors Sarah Martin, Food Service Manager at John Hanson Middle School

Joey Mattera with Chairperson Michael Lukas

Board honors Joey Mattera, Field Service Foreman, CCPS Annex 1

Tricia Mehall with Latina Wilson

Board honors Tricia Mehall, Technology Facilitator at Dr. Thomas L. Higdon Elementary School

Deepa Patel with David Hancock

Board honors Deepa Patel, Secretary to the Principal at Dr. Samuel A. Mudd Elementary School

graphic of new teacher orientation

New Teacher Orientation

New Teacher Orientation is Monday, Aug. 15, through Friday, Aug. 19. For a complete
schedule, click here. 

Teachers must sign-in everyday in order to be paid. Masks are optional; however,
all teachers must adhere to the standard operating procedures established by the school. 

Telework Pilot Program

Superintendent of Schools Maria Navarro, Ed.D., has approved three types of telework arrangements for staff as part of the pilot program:

  1. Recurrent telework: telework which occurs on a regular, recurring basis at an alternate worksite (eligibility limited to some  positions at the Jesse L. Starkey Administration Building).
  2. Intermittent telework: employee works regularly from their primary work site, but would telework for limited periods of time based on specific circumstances or job responsibilities that could be accommodated by teleworking.Situational telework: telework for an employee is approved on a case-by-case basis, or that is not part of a regular telework schedule.
  3. Eligible employees are required to complete an electronic request form for manager/supervisor review. Employees requesting telework will receive an email notification of their telework approval or denial. Approval or denial of any employee telework is at the discretion of their manager/supervisor and department Chief. A manager/supervisor has the right to regularly review an employee telework agreement. The electronic request form is available on the school system website at:

CCPS Telework Pilot Program

Hourly Wage Rates for FY 2023

The Board of Education of Charles County on June 14 approved employee daily and hourly wage rates for fiscal year 2023.  Click the link below to see the new rates.

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Tuition Rates for Staff Children

The Board of Education of Charles County on June 14 approved tuition rates for the 2022-2023 school year.  Click the link below to see the new rates.

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Employee Contract Negotiation Summaries

The Board of Education at its June 14, 2022, meeting approved both the Education Association of Charles County (EACC) and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) negotiated agreements for the 2022-2023 school year. Bargaining teams for both union groups joined at the meeting to participate in a ceremonial signing.

A contract negotiations summary for both the EACC and AFSCME agreements is on the webpage link below.  The approved contracts will be posted to the website by July 1.

Employee Contract negotiation Summaries

CCPS to pilot compressed workweek schedule this summer

Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) is piloting a compressed workweek schedule, effective this July. The pilot is for CCPS 12-month employees over a period of four weeks this summer. Participation in the pilot schedule requires employee supervisor approval but is also optional. The schedule will begin Monday, July 11, and end Friday, Aug. 5.

A compressed workweek is when an employee works their contracted hours that normally span five days, in fewer than five days. For example, an employee who is contracted to work 40 hours per week who normally works 8 hours, five days per week can opt to work four, 10-hour days with one day off during the week.

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Logo for EAP traumatic events resource guide

How Do You Cope With a
Traumatic Event?

Most people have experienced traumatic and stressful events in their lives. These times are marked by a sense of horror, helplessness, serious injury or the threat of serious injury or death. Traumatic events affect survivors, rescue workers and the friends and relatives of victims. They may also have an impact on people who have seen the event either firsthand or on television. Learn more about dealing with traumatic events by downloading the resource guide below:

Traumatic Events Resource Guide

Draft Calendar for School Year

First page of the PDF file: TwoPageCalendar20222023

ComPsych Guidance Resources Worldwide

Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) has a new Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provider, ComPsych GuidanceResources.

ComPsych is a national employee assistance and work/life company dedicated to helping Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) employees improve their health and well-being through quality services.

The EAP benefit is no cost to employees and their dependents, and it is also confidential. ComPsych representatives have considerable expertise and clinical knowledge. They are well versed in helping clients of all ages, from young children to the elderly.

The EAP can assist with many issues, including stress, depression, anxiety, workplace difficulties, substance abuse, marital problems, family or parenting conflicts, grief, violence and unhealthy lifestyles. They can also provide additional assistance with:

  • Finding child and elder care.
  • Hiring movers or home repair contractors
  • Divorce, adoption, family law, wills and trusts.
  • Retirement planning, taxes.
  • Relocation, mortgage and insurance.
  • Budgeting, debt and bankruptcy.

Learn more

Workday Schedules

North Point First Flight Program

North Point Little Eagles

North Point First Flight Program has spaces available. Click the image above for the informational flyer or visit:

 first flight website

Latest School News

June 10, 2022

First page of the PDF file: school-news-061022