Education

Baltimore County Board of Education endorses Built to Learn Act and Kirwan Commission recommendations

TOWSON, MD—The Board of Education of Baltimore County passed resolutions at its January 21 meeting to endorse the Built to Learn Act and the Kirwan Commission’s proposed funding and policy reforms. “The Baltimore County School Board’s Legislative and Governmental Relations Committee,working with our staff liaison, Tony Baysmore, has exhaustively examined both the Built to Learn bill and the Blueprint for …


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25 BCPS students to convene for welcoming retreat to new Outstanding Young Women Leaders Program at Towson University

TOWSON, MD—One Grade 11 student from each Baltimore County public high school has been selected to participate in the 2020 cohort of the Outstanding Young Women Leaders Program, a new initiative of the Towson University Women’s Leadership Collective. The Collective was conceived by Dr. Nancy Grasmick, the Presidential Scholar and Women’s Leadership Ambassador at Towson University.  It builds on the …


BCPS students ages 14+ invited to register for Baltimore County Youth Employment Summit

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools students are invited to participate in a special youth summit to learn about workplace standards, career pathways, and professional development. Attendees will learn about professions in Baltimore County government and will have the opportunity to apply for the 2020 Summer Youth Employment Program. Students are asked to bring their BCPS devices with them to apply …

BCPS cancels all Saturday activities

TOWSON, MD—Due to impending inclement weather, Baltimore County Public Schools will cancel all activities on Saturday, January 18th. This includes all events and activities at any BCPS facility. A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for Baltimore County from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday. A total of 1 to 3 inches of snow is expected. The State Highway …

Deadline extended for applicants to serve on Board of Education’s Ethics Review Panel

TOWSON, MD—The Board of Education of Baltimore County is seeking an interested volunteer citizen to fill a vacancy on its Ethics Review Panel. The Panel serves as an advisory body to the Board for purposes of interpreting its Ethics Code policies. The panel consists of five members appointed by the Board of Education. To be eligible for consideration for this …

BCPS students, teachers participate in Take a Leap Baltimore County Dance Celebration

TOWSON, MD – Baltimore County Public Schools dance students and teachers are participating in the annual Take A Leap Baltimore County Dance Celebration. This year’s celebration, taking place through February 29, features national and regional professional performers, master classes with guest artists, and showcases of local student dance and choreography. Featured performances at the Gordon Center include contemporary dance from …

Classroom support is clear focus of budget proposal for county schools

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams proposed a $1.82 billion operating budget for FY2021 at Thursday night’s meeting of the Board of Education. Dr. Williams prioritized classroom instruction and supports through the addition of 482.5 positions. “Emphasis has been placed on instruction, professional development, and our facilities,” said Dr. Williams. “Our focus needs to be on …

Middle River Middle School department chair named Northrop Grumman Foundation Teachers Academy Fellow

TOWSON, MD—Anthony V. Carter, Jr., the career and technical education department chair at Middle River Middle School, has been selected as a 2019–20 Teacher Fellow in the Northrop Grumman Foundation Teachers Academy. Carter, a resident of Havre de Grace, is one of 26 middle school science, technology, and engineering teachers receiving this designation from the Northrop Grumman Foundation and the …