Monday, April 30, 2018

Notes from Board of Education Work Session, 4/30/18

The Board of Education Work Session on Monday, April 30 will be re-broadcast on Comcast Channel 96, Verizon FIOS Channel 12 and is available via webstream at . To view the full agenda and the various reports, please visit BoardDocs .

The below notes are my personal notes and are not intended to be all-inclusive or official minutes for the Board of Education meetings and are provided as a request from my supporters and the general public in a personal effort to be more transparent. Although I have diligently tried to make these notes as unbiased and accurate as possible, I am only human and do make mistakes.

Call to order – 6 p.m.
Pledge of Allegiance
Public Forum - None
Work Session
  • "Be the Difference" Award Discussion - Report
    • Recognition at the June Work Session, 6/25 at 5:00 p.m. at the Starkey Bldg
    • Nominators and Principals would be invited as well as nominee and family.
  • Policy 4000 committee update - Report
    • Various policies were tweaked for wording.  No major changes made.
  • School Calendar Discussion - Report
    • Clarification on state ruling and discussion on bringing back a full Spring Break and extending school until June 22nd.   Read attached letter of clarification.
Executive Session - Safety Concerns


Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Board of Education Work Session Agenda, 4/30/18

The Board of Education of Charles County is holding a public work session at 6 p.m., Monday, April 30 in the boardroom at the Jesse L. Starkey Administration Building. The meeting will be televised live on the Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) website at and broadcast on Comcast Channel 96/Verizon FiOS Channel 12.
The following is a meeting agenda and is subject to change.
Call to order – 6 p.m.
Pledge of Allegiance
Public Forum
Work Session
  • Policy 4000 committee update

Friday, April 13, 2018

Board of Education Meeting Agenda, 4/17/18

The Board of Education’s next monthly meeting is Tuesday, April 17 at the Jesse L. Starkey Administration Building on Radio Station Road in La Plata. The public portion of the meeting begins at 1 p.m. and student and staff recognition starts at 4:30 p.m. The meeting is televised live on Comcast Channel 96 and Verizon FiOS Channel 12 and is rebroadcast throughout the week.
Board meetings are streamed live on the school system website at Select the live stream image displayed in the center of the home page. The following is a tentative meeting agenda and is subject to change.
To view agenda documents, please click here
Executive session – 12 p.m.
Call to order – 1 p.m. Pledge of Allegiance, St. Charles High School
Recognition of student state winners
Recognition of Henry E. Lackey High School students
Superintendent’s update
Reports of officers/boards/committees
  • Correspondence/Board Member updates
  • Education Association of Charles County update
  • American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees update
  • Student Board Member update
  • 2019-2020 calendar
  • District Committee on Assessment
  • Project status update
  • Feasibility of moratorium for Berry and Mary H. Matula elementary schools
  • Activity buses
  • Cameras on buses
  • FY 2018 Intercategory budget transfer request
  • Legislative update
Recognition of Ruth Ann Hall Scholar Awards
Unfinished business
New business and future agenda items
Recognition – 4:30 p.m.
  • Resolutions: Teacher Appreciation Week; Administrative Professionals Week; Child Nutrition Employee Appreciation Week; and National Physical Education and Sport Week
  • Students
  • Employees
Public Forum – 6 p.m.
Action items
  • Minutes
  • Personnel
  • Eligibility policy