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The Board of Education recognized outstanding employees for their commitment to the school system and student success at the March board meeting.  Read more. 

March Staff Recognition

From left to right: J. Megan Maletto of Billingsley Elementary School, Catherine Powell of Indian Head Elementary School, Tiffany Gump of Mt. Hope/Nanjemoy Elementary School, Tanya Ansell of Theodore G. Davis Middle School, and Kayla Marshall of Westlake High School.

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Making a Difference through Education

  We believe in helping educators continue to learn and grow.

  Maurice Erly Professional Development Award

The Support Education Foundation is proud to preserve Maurice Erly’s legacy by awarding professional development awards to educators (administrators, teachers and support staff) who have made a difference by positively impacting student success and who aspire to further their own development. Mr. Erly retired from the Prince George’s County Board of Education after 38 years of service with over 25 of those years spent as the Coordinating Supervisor of Staff Development. Maurice was passionate about education and professional development. For over 44 years, Maurice served on the Educational Systems Federal Credit Union Board of Directors with 25 of those years as Treasurer.

  • Award amount:  A one-time $1,000 award is presented to 15 educators.*
  • Award purpose:  The award money can be used towards continuing education fees, such as workshop registrations, certification fees and tuition.
  • Eligibility:  To be eligible, applicants must be an educator in one of the counties we serve.*
  • Applications:  The application  period is open through April 1, 2023.

   Apply Now

Early Learning Center at the College of Southern Maryland

Early Learning Center Fact Sheet for Staff

The Early Learning Center at the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) is housed in the college's former St. Charles Children's Learning Center. CCPS has leased the building and is currently renovating it. The center will expand the CCPS early childhood education program, fulfilling the early childhood education requirement found in the Blueprint for Maryland's Future legislation.

The Center is set to open in Fall 2023 on the La Plata campus of CSM at 8730 Mitchell Road.  There will be five classrooms for 4-year-old prekindergarten students.  Some of the classes will be inclusion classrooms.  The center will be fully staffed with CCPS employees.  Certified teachers in prekindergarten and special education will be supported by qualified instructional assistants (IA).  CCPS support staff will work at the center, too.

How do I apply to work at the center?

Teachers interested in interviewing for a position at the center who have already indicated they would like to transfer, and have been deemed eligible to participate in the voluntary transfer process, should follow the directions for the Transfer Fair. Teachers who did not indicate transfer on the declaration of intent form will need to complete an application on Postings for non-certificated positions will be listed in the summer.

Professional Learning Opportunities

ComPsych Guidance Resources Worldwide

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. 

North Point First Flight Program 
has spaces available.

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