Business, Education, Family

Education Foundation of BCPS seeks donations for school supplies, art supplies, books for students in need

TOWSON, MD—In less than three weeks, Baltimore County Public Schools students will return to classes but not to physical classrooms. The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools is encouraging the community to help ensure that BCPS students have the resources they need at home to be successful learners. “Baltimore County is so large and diverse,” said Deborah Phelps, executive …


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Deborah Phelps, executive director of The Education Foundation of BCPS, honored with Maryland Daily Record distinction for second time

TOWSON, MD—Deborah Phelps, executive director of The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools, was named one of Maryland’s Top 100 Women of 2020 by The Maryland Daily Record. Phelps, whose background includes nearly five decades as an educator and who is also well-known as a motivational speaker and the author of “A Mother for All Seasons,” received the same …


Education Foundation announces 34 recipients of scholarships totaling $33,730

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools has announced 34 recipients of its scholarships this year. The total value of the scholarships awarded is $33,730. The foundation presents scholarships that it funds directly – STEM (Science, Technology, Mathematics, and Engineering) and BEEF (Business, Economics, Entrepreneur, and Finance) scholarships – as well as scholarships it manages for private philanthropic …

Seventeen schools win Team BCPS Clean Green 15 Litter Challenge

TOWSON, MD – Some 5,000 students and community volunteers have made Baltimore County a cleaner and greener place by participating in this year’s Team Baltimore County Public Schools Clean Green 15 Litter Challenge. County Executive Johnny Olszewski, BCPS Superintendent Verletta White, and Debbie Phelps – Executive Director of the Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools – announced Thursday morning …

Twelve schools win Team BCPS Clean Green 15 Litter Challenge

Baltimore County is a little bit cleaner and greener thanks to the efforts of school children and community members who participated in this year’s Team BCPS Clean Green 15 Litter Challenge. County Executive Don Mohler, Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Verletta White, and Debbie Phelps, Executive Director of the Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools, announced on Tuesday morning …

Winners of Baltimore County’s Clean Green 15 anti-litter initiative to be announced at Parkville Middle

Baltimore County Public Schools Interim Superintendent Verletta White and Baltimore County Executive Don Mohler will announce the 12 winning schools of the annual “Team BCPS Clean Green 15 Litter Challenge.” The announcement will be made at Parkville Middle School on Tuesday at 11 a.m. The top performing schools will be awarded grants to create environmental projects. This year, the litter …

Leader of BCPS Education Foundation named an Influential Marylander

Deborah S. Phelps, executive director of The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools, Inc., has been named an Influential Marylander by The Daily Record. The newspaper named 57 individuals to its 2018 list, divided into categories of civic leadership, communication, education, finance, freestyle, general business, healthcare, law, philanthropy, real estate, and technology. Phelps was among four individuals honored for …