Board of Education

Board of Education

Board of Education Meetings

The Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, December 8. Starting at 9:00 a.m., the Board will conduct an election of officers and receive the interim superintendent's Operating Budget Presentation in the CESC Auditorium. The business meeting will resume at 11:00 a.m. in the Board Room and include a closed session from 12:30–1:30 p.m. The meeting will be live online and on MCPS TV (Comcast Ch. 34, Verizon 36).


Education Matters

BOE President Patricia O’Neill leads a discussion about the growing enrollment at MCPS and the efforts to increase classroom capacity as MCPS releases its new six-year Capital Improvement Program (CIP). Guests include Bruce Crispell, Director of Long-Range Planning, James Song, Director of Facilities Management and Frances Frost, President of the MCCPTA.


Comments Sought on Policy Governing Workplace Bullying

The Montgomery County Board of Education has tentatively approved a new policy that will establish a framework for preventing, intervening, and correcting workplace bullying. The draft policy calls for processes to prevent, identify, report, investigate, and resolve instances of bullying, with corrective actions, as needed.

Comment on the FY 2017 Operating Budget

The interim superintendent of schools will release his recommended budget during a public presentation on December 8, 2015, in the CESC Auditorium at 9:00 a.m.

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

On January 19 and 21, 2016, at 6:00 p.m., the Board will hold work sessions on the operating budget.  The adoption of the proposed operating budget is tentatively scheduled for February 9, 2016.


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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This e-mail address should never be used
for matters on appeal and legal notices.

Notices of appeal or any communications
related to appeals may be delivered/mailed
to the Board office, e-mailed to Suzann King
at, or sent via
facsimile to 301-279-3860. All other legal
notices and official communication must be
delivered to the Board office in writing as required
by law

All messages sent toboe@mcpsmd.orgwill be
automatically copied to all Board members.

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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: