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Baltimore County educators can register to ‘shop’ for free school supplies

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools educators can register online now to visit a BCPS resource center to pick up free school supplies for their students. The educator resource centers –The Exchangerees – are located in White Marsh and Windsor Mill and operated by The Education Foundation of BCPS. Through The Exchangeree, The Education Foundation collects school supplies and other donations …


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BCPS Superintendent Williams releases timeline of staff, student reentry to Baltimore County school buildings

UPDATE: BCPS’ reopening timeline has been revised. Original story below… —— TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams on Thursday announced the school system’s timeline for staff and student reentry. “Since the pandemic began, we have had two primary concerns – the health and wellbeing of our students, staff, and community and continuing to support our students’ …


The Exchangeree at THE AVENUE at White Marsh holds grand opening, ribbon-cutting

WHITE MARSH, MD—The ribbon has officially been cut. The Exchangeree at THE AVENUE at White Marsh held a grand opening and ribbon-cutting on Wednesday morning. The new resource center will serve Baltimore County Public Schools educators and administrators with free school supplies, winter clothing, and a location for educators to collaborate together throughout the school year. “We are excited for …

The Exchangeree at The AVENUE at White Marsh to hold Grand Opening next week

UPDATE: Photos from the grand opening and ribbon-cutting can be viewed here. Original story below… —— WHITE MARSH, MD—The Exchangeree at THE AVENUE at White Marsh will hold a grand opening next week. The new location will celebrate its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting on Tuesday, September 2, 2020 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Back in June, THE AVENUE at …

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 …

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 …

Volunteers needed at The Exchangeree of THE AVENUE at White Marsh

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Volunteers are needed in White Marsh. THE AVENUE at White Marsh said on Monday that volunteers are needed at The Exchangeree to stock shelves and to sort and bundle school supplies. In June, THE AVENUE at White Marsh announced that, thanks to their partnership with The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools, they would soon be opening a …

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 …