Business, Education

New BCPS Superintendent outlines 100-day Entry Plan

TOWSON, MD – Dr. Darryl L. Williams, superintendent of Baltimore County Public Schools, has posted his 100-Day Entry Plan on the school system’s website. In the plan’s introduction, Williams writes that the plan and his work as superintendent will be guided by his “core values, background, and experiences as an educator and administrator.” He emphasizes that the plan – which …


Business, Education

Maryland School for the Blind appoints new Director of Education

NOTTINGHAM, MD – The Maryland School for the Blind announced on Monday that is had appointed Dr. Joshua Irzyk as Director of Education. Dr. Irzyk has been on the staff at MSB for 17 years starting as a Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI) and moving into a lead teacher position in 2010. He was then promoted to Assistant Principal …


Retired astronaut to speak in Middle River on Monday

MIDDLE RIVER, MD – A veteran astronaut will be speaking in Middle River on Monday evening. Dr. Thomas Jones is will be tonight’s speaker at the Glenn L. Martin Aviation Museum’s Free Speaker Series program at 7 p.m. The event will be held in the Lockheed Martin auditorium located at 2323 Eastern Boulevard in Middle River (21220). Dr. Jones will …

State Fire Marshal warns public of the dangers of fireworks at safety demonstration

HOWARD COUNTY, MD – Maryland State Fire Marshal Brian Geraci joined Howard County Fire and EMS Chief Christine Uhlhorn on Wednesday morning, along with the Maryland State Firemen’s Association and leaders in various medical fields, to present the dangers of legal and illegal fireworks. “There were 17 fireworks-related incidents reported in Maryland last year,” said State Fire Marshal Geraci. “Prevention …

Essex Precinct school resource officer named an SRO of the Year

ESSEX, MD – During the annual Baltimore County Public Schools Safe Schools Conference, the school system announced that Officer Carlos Allen, the school resource officer (SRO) for the Essex Precinct, was named the elementary-level School Resource Officer of the Year. While each BCPS middle and high school has a full-time SRO, at the elementary level, one officer from each precinct …

Three Eastern Tech students to participate in STEM internships at Aberdeen Proving Ground

ESSEX, MD – Eight students from Baltimore County Public Schools, including three from Eastern Tech, have been selected to participate in the 2019 RISE Program for students interested in pursuing careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics). The students participating from BCPS are: Eastern Tech High School Nicole McClelland Amir Moon Edjivede Yamonche Franklin High School Rita Rozental Sarah …