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Board of Education to Meet Monday, May 21, 2018.

The Board of Education will hold its Evening Business Meeting on Monday, May 21. The business meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m. The meeting will be broadcast live on Comcast Channel 34, Verizon FIOS Channel 36, and RCN Channel 88. Meeting is rebroadcast at 1:00 p.m. on the Saturday and Sunday following the meeting.

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Board of Education Honors Individuals, Organizations for Exceptional Service

The Montgomery County Board of Education honored 14 individuals and organizations during its annual Distinguished Service Awards ceremony on Thursday, May 3, 2018.  All of the honorees—through their volunteerism, mentoring or academic programs—have made exemplary contributions to public education in Montgomery County.


To read more about the honorees

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Applications Sought for Ethics Panel Vacancy 

The Montgomery County Board of Education is seeking to fill three vacancies on its five-member Ethics Panel.  Applicants must submit a letter of interest along with a resume or other documentation to support the application by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 29, 2018.  The vacancy is for a three-year term beginning on July 1. 

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Education Matters:  Board Roundup and Fiscal Year 2019 Operating Budget

Education Matters (March 2018):  In a new segment called the "Board Roundup".  Board members discussed issues and actions of the Board of Education, including safety and security, decisions regarding the Capital Improvements Program (CIP), state legislative news, and the naming of the new elementary school.  The program also included an in-depth discussion regarding the Fiscal Year 2019 Operating Budget in another new segment called the "Deep Dive".  The show is hosted by Board President Michael Durso and featured Board members Jeanette Dixon, Patricia O'Neill, Jill Ortman-Fouse, and Rebecca Smondrowski.

To see the show visit the Education Matters website

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Contact Information

Contact Information

Board of Education Office

Montgomery County Public Schools
Carver Educational Services Center
850 Hungerford Drive, Room 123
Rockville, Maryland 20850

Tel: 240-740-3030
Fax: 301-279-3860
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notices and official communication must be
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by law.

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All Board of Education Documents, Agendas, and other meeting materials are in Boarddocs. The search for those materials can be found at this link.

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Board Expenses

Board Expenses

On Monday, July 28, 2014, the Montgomery County Board of Education (Board) approved sweeping changes to the processes and guidelines that govern the payment of expenses that Board members incur as a part of their work. Among the changes, Board members will no longer use district-funded credit cards; will receive a per diem allowance when attending professional conferences; and will employ a new process for determining public events, conferences, and meetings that Board members can attend at the district’s expense.

The changes are reflected in the Board Member Compensation and Expense Standards section of the Board’s Handbook, as well as the new and updated expense forms: