Business, Education

BCPS principals, The Education Foundation announce new scholarship for future educators

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools’ principals have joined with The Education Foundation of BCPS, Inc., to launch the new Lead for Tomorrow in Education Scholarship for BCPS students interested in becoming educators. Up to six $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors at the end of the 2021-2022 school year. The scholarship application process is open to eligible BCPS …


Business, Education

BCPS celebrates Perry Hall Middle School educator who was named Maryland Secondary Assistant Principal of the Year [PHOTOS]

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A very special celebration was held on Tuesday. Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Darryl Williams and Deborah Phelps, Executive Director for the Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools, gathered at Perry Hall Middle School to recognize Assistant Principal Deana Giannelli. Giannelli was named Maryland Secondary Assistant Principal of the Year in December 2020. Photos from today’s celebration …


BCPS Education Foundation receives $10,000 donation from GBBR Charitable Foundation

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Greater Baltimore Board of REALTORS Charitable Foundation, Inc., has made a $10,000 donation to The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools in memoriam of Ross Mackesey, former president of the Greater Baltimore Board of REALTORS® and chair of the BCPS Ethics Review Panel. The $10,000 donation has been designated to the foundation’s RISE (Relief in Securing Education) …

The Education Foundation to provide coats, art supplies, books for BCPS staff to distribute to students

NOTTINGHAM, MD— Through several events in January, The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools will be distributing materials to school system staff to be distributed to BCPS students. “Over the last several months, we have been reaching out to area businesses, individuals, and organizations seeking support for our RISE for a Brighter Future initiative and Share the Warmth campaign,” …

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 …

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 …