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Board of Education to Meet Tuesday, November 15, 2016

The Board of Education will meet Tuesday, November 15 for its regular business meeting. The closed session will begin at 8:30 a.m. and the public session will begin at 10 a.m. The meeting will be live online and on MCPS TV (Comcast Channel 34 and Verizon 36).



Comment on the Capital Budget and Amendments to the Capital Improvements Program

The superintendent of schools will release his recommended FY 2018 Capital Budget and the amendments to the FY 2017–2022 Capital Improvements Program (CIP) on October 27, 2016.

Hearings on the CIP will be held on Thursday, November 10, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. and Monday, November 14, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. in the CESC Auditorium. If you want to provide input on the CIP during one of these hearings, you may call the Board Office beginning October 28 at 9:00 a.m. Sign-up information can be found here.

capital improvement program  

Board to Apply for Waiver for 2017-2018 School Year Start Date

The Board of Education approved a resolution on Oct. 10 stating its preference to adopt a calendar for the 2017-2018 school year that would begin prior to Labor Day, contingent upon a waiver approval from the Maryland State Board of Education. The school year would begin on Monday, August 28, 2017, and would end on Thursday, June 14, 2018, if the waiver is granted.

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2017-2018 Calendar  

Education Matters: Safety and Security

The show includes a discussion led by BOE President Michael Durso about the measures and supports put into place to keep students, staff, and schools safe and secure.

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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: 301-279-3617
Fax: 301-279-3860
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How to Search for Board of Education Materials

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: