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Board of Education to Meet Tuesday, July 12

The Board of Education will meet Tuesday, July 12 for its regular business meeting. The closed session will begin at 8:30 a.m. with public items beginning at 10 a.m. The meeting will be live online and on MCPS TV (Comcast Channel 34 and Verizon 36).


Board of Education Approves $2.46 Billion Operating Budget for Fiscal Year 2017

The Montgomery County Board of Education has approved a final $2.457 billion Operating Budget for Fiscal Year 2017. The budget is a 6 percent increase over FY 2016 and will allow MCPS to reduce class sizes in many classrooms across the district and accelerate efforts to close the achievement gap. The approved budget marks the first time since 2009 Montgomery County Public Schools has been funded above the minimum level required by state law.


Dr. Jack Smith Appointed as Next Superintendent of Schools

The Montgomery County Board of Education selected Dr. Jack R. Smith as the next Superintendent of Schools for MCPS. Dr. Smith is currently the Maryland interim state superintendent of schools and previously served as superintendent of schools in Calvert County Public Schools. Dr. Smith will begin his tenure on July 1


Education Matters: The Value of Mentoring Students

BOE President Michael Durso speaks with John Smith, President of the Task Force on Mentoring, about the value of providing mentors to students, training current high school students to become mentors to younger students, and some of his mentoring experiences throughout his educational career.

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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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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: