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Board of Education

The Dorchester County Board of Education will open their meetings up to ten in-person attendees, following CDC guidelines.  Those wishing to attend will need to register in advance. To register to attend, click the following link: https://form.jotform.com/dcpsforms/october-board-of-education-meeting-

Anyone who would like to submit public comments electronically, to be included in the minutes, can email Mrs. Chris Dayton, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 2:00 p.m., Thursday, October 21, 2021.

All Board of Education Meetings will be livestreamed:  https://townhallstreams.com/towns/dorchesterboe

After the start of the Open session, the Board will meet in Closed Session in accordance with Section 3-305 of the General Provisions of the Annotated Code of Maryland. At the conclusion of the Closed Session, the Board will reconvene at 6:00 p.m. in Open Session.

Dorchester County Board of Education 2021-2022

 

Mrs. Laura H. Layton

President

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Mrs. Layton was born and raised in Snow Hill, Maryland.  She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in English from Towson University, and a Master’s Degree in Education from Salisbury University.  She taught English at North Dorchester High School, Mace’s Lane Middle School, and Cambridge-South Dorchester High School for a total of 33 years.  Retiring from teaching in 2008, she became an active partner in the family business, Lazy Day Farms, and in 2010, she and her family opened Layton’s Chance Winery.  In 2016, Mrs. Layton decided to pursue her passion for education by running for the District 5 seat on the Dorchester County Board of Education.

Ms. Sheri R. Hubbard

Vice President

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Ms. Hubbard is a lifelong resident of Dorchester County.  She graduated from South Dorchester High School in 1973.  She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in English and a minor in teaching from Washington College. She began her teaching career at Cambridge-South Dorchester High School, and during her career she earned a Master’s Degree in Education from Salisbury University. She earned certification as a reading teacher and taught secondary reading for nine years. Ms. Hubbard then earned certification in Educational Leadership from Wilmington University, and served as Assistant Principal at North Dorchester Middle School before she retired after 39 years of faithful, dedicated service to the students of Dorchester County. Ms. Hubbard serves on the Board of Concerned Citizens of Northern Dorchester and represents District 4 as an elected member of the Dorchester County Board of Education.  She lives in Hurlock, and has a son, Adam.

 

Mr. Michael D. Diaz

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Mr. LeOtha N. Hull

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Mr. Hull is a native of Wicomico County, Maryland, where he received his elementary and secondary education.  He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Bowie State College, and a Master’s of Education Degree from Salisbury State College.  Mr. Hull taught in Somerset County for two years, before transferring to Dorchester County Public Schools.   During his 37 years in education in Dorchester County he served as a teacher for 30 years, and as a school administrator before retiring in 2002.  He is an active civic and community leader, and has served on many Boards of Directors for organizations and agencies.  He is a member of the Dorchester County Branch of the NAACP; and has been an elected member of the Dorchester County Board of Education representing District 2 since 2014. Mr. Hull’s wife Jacquelyn, is a retired teacher, and they have one daughter, a granddaughter, and a great-grandson.

 Dr. Susan V. Morgan

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Susan Morgan

Dr. Morgan was born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida.  She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology & History, and a Master’s Degree in European History from the University of North Carolina Charlotte (UNCC).  She taught History and Women’s Studies full-time at UNCC for several years and did adjunct teaching at Johnson C. Smith University. In 1989, Dr. Morgan and her family moved to Maryland where she taught at Montgomery College.  She decided to retool and received her Master’s Degree in counseling at what is now McDaniel College in Westminster.  While working for the Montgomery County Public Schools as a Resource Counselor, Dr. Morgan earned her PsyD in Psychology, specializing in adolescent depression.  After over 20 years with the school system, she retired and moved permanently to Cambridge.  She immediately became involved with the Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) in Cambridge and was appointed to the Commission by the City Council in 2017.  Dr. Morgan was elected in 2020 as District 3 representative on the Board of Education of Dorchester County.

 

 

Student Board Representatives 2021-2022

John Condon

Cambridge-South Dorchester High School

Helen Hutchinson C SDHS Student Board Representative 2019 2020

Sa'Mara Spriggs

Dorchester Career and Technology Center

DCTC Student Board Representative SaMara Spriggs 2021 2022

Joshua Gravenor

North Dorchester High School

Kyla DIggs NDHS School Board Representative