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The Board of Education of Charles County at its May 21 meeting honored Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) staff members for their commitment to the school system and student success. Read about the staff recognitions.

Staff recognized at the May board meeting

Pictured left to right: Amy Clements, instructional specialist, Berry Elementary School; Matthew Walker, in-school retention program instructional assistant, Piccowaxen Middle School; James Swann, building service manager, La Plata High School; Devette Price, school counselor, Eva Turner Elementary School; and Tricia Harrington, special education teacher, Dr. Thomas L. Higdon Elementary School.

Employee Contract Negotiation Summaries

The Board of Education of Charles County at its June 11, 2024, meeting approved the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) negotiated agreement for the 2024-2025 school year. The AFSCME bargaining team joined the meeting to participate in a ceremonial signing.

In 2023, the Board approved a two-year contract agreement with the Education Association of Charles County (EACC) union. The EACC agreement approved for the 2023-2024 and 2024-2025 school years is posted online at

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 for School Year 2024-2025

North Point Early Childhood Training Program
Enrollment open for the 2024-25 school year


NP child care program


About the program

The program is staffed by early childhood professionals and the students in the Child Development Professions CTE Program at North Point High School. The Education Careers Program provides high school students with real world experience working with young children. All teachers and high school students in the program meet the licensing requirements of CCPS and MSDE the Office of Childcare.

Child Care is open to children ages 2 to 5. CCPS employees have priority. A maximum of 40 children will be enrolled. Spots are reserved through the payment of the holding fee.

Contact Information
Lisa Willett,



Professional Learning (PL) Opportunities

The Office of Professional Learning looks forward to hosting you at the 2024 Charles County Public Schools' New Educator Orientation! Below you'll find detailed descriptions of the choice sessions offered. These sessions are designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills for a successful start to your CCPS teaching career. Browse through the session offerings and select the ones that best align with your professional goals and interests. We look forward to supporting you on this exciting journey!

FY 24 Start and End Dates for Staff

FY 25 Start and End Dates for Staff

*subject to change depending on inclement weather days.

Back to School Baseball Bash

CCPS baseball bash

Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) has an 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.

Employee Assistance Program

For Leaders: Effective Performance Reviews

First page of the PDF file: MarchEAPInfo

CCPS telework program

For more information about the CCPS Telework Program, please visit the webpage below where you will find a link to the telework application at the bottom of the page.

CCPS Telework program 

Latest School News
June 7, 2024

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