Parkville Middle School educator named ESPBC Paraeducator of the Year

TOWSON, MD—Education Support Professionals of Baltimore County (ESPBC) has named Meghan Anderson of Parkville Middle School as its Paraeducator of the Year and Towanda Stokes of Hebbville Elementary School as its Office Professional of the Year. Both Anderson and Stokes were surprised on the job this week with award presentations from an entourage including Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. […]

Incoming BCPS superintendent announces transition team

TOWSON, MD—Dr. Myriam Yarbrough, who will begin her term as superintendent of Baltimore County Public Schools on July 1, 2023, on Friday announced the members of her transition team. The 39-member team includes current and retired BCPS educators, staff, and administrators, employee association leaders, higher education administrators, business and community partners, and law enforcement representatives. Members of the transition team […]

Baltimore County Board of Education adopts $2.595 billion FY 2024 operating budget request

TOWSON, MD—The Board of Education of Baltimore County approved a $2.595 billion operating budget recommendation for Fiscal Year 2024 on February 28, 2023. The Board’s adopted budget continues BCPS’ focus on raising the bar, closing achievement and opportunity gaps, and preparing all students for the future. The budget reflects key amendments based on Board and community feedback and prioritizes people, […]

BCPS to require all staff to undergo weekly COVID testing or get vaccinated

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools on Tuesday announced that all school system employees will be required to undergo weekly COVID-19 testing or show provide proof of receiving their vaccines. “We are creating this requirement to protect the health, safety, and well-being of our students and staff during this continuing pandemic,” said BCPS Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams. “The move is […]

Rosedale administrative assistant named 2021 BCPS Office Professional of the Year

UPDATE: Brad Fisher has also been named the 2021-2022 Maryland State Education Association (MSEA) Education Support Professional of the Year. Original story below… —— ROSEDALE, MD—As an administrative assistant in the front office of Shady Spring Elementary School, Steven “Brad” Fisher prides himself on knowing just about everything happening at his school. On Tuesday morning, however, he had no idea […]