Board of Education Committees

Board Adopts New Committee Structures

At their public meeting July 16, 2013 the Board of Education adopted a revised committee structure. The committees identified are Policy Management, Fiscal Management, Strategic Planning, and Special Populations; the work of the former Community & Public Engagement committee has been moved to the committee of the whole. Read more here.

When do committees meet?

Committees meet on an as-needed basis. Agendas, published in PDF format, are usually posted several days before the next scheduled meeting. Meetings are listed on the Board's meeting calendar.

When are meeting minutes posted?

Approved minutes are posted on individual committee pages.

Approved minutes for the most recent committee meetings may not be readily available online due to the time involved in their preparation.

To obtain approved minutes of recent meetings, please call the Board of Education Office at 301-279-3301.

Fiscal Management Committee

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  • Responsible for reviewing issues pertaining to the management and audit of Montgomery County Public Schools’ fiscal, capital, and human resources, including the Board’s operating budget, the Capital Improvement Program, staffing plans, and allocations.

Policy Management Committee

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  • Responsible for working with Superintendent and staff to develop draft policy; presenting draft policy to the full Board; and making recommendations regarding policy.
  • MCPS Policies & Regulations Handbook 

Committee on Special Populations

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  • Working closely with the superintendent, the committee may provide initial recommendations based upon in-depth review of issues and instructional programs designed to meet the needs of special populations that require special education services, gifted and talented instruction, alternative programs, ESOL services, and multilingual supports. The committee’s work plan will consist only of tasks as assigned by the full Board.

Strategic Planning Committee

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  • Responsible for providing a forum to consider the long-range direction of the school system; evaluating approaches to long-range planning; and making strategic planning recommendations to the Board.

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