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Friday, 13 March 2020 09:35

NOTICE OF BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

NOTICE OF BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING DATE: Thursday, March 19, 2020 TIME: 4:00 p.m. PLACE: The Board Room Central Office of the Board of Education 700 Glasgow Street Cambridge, MD 21613 Due to COVID-19 the Board of Education of Dorchester County will still be having their regular monthly Board meeting at the date, time, and location indicated above to address business as indicated on the agenda. The meeting will be open to the public by livestreaming only: 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…
Thursday, 12 March 2020 15:13

Coronavirus Update

March 31, 2020 - Continuity of Learning Plan/3rd Term and 3rd Trimester Dorchester County Public Schools: Continuity of Learning Plan Dorchester County Public Schools (DCPS) is committed to providing engaging learning experiences for all students during this extended closure of our schools. Over the past three weeks, DCPS staff have been developing a Continuity of Learning plan that will engage students in learning. This plan includes three phases. Phase 1 The afternoon of March 12, DCPS was notified during the Governor’s press conference that schools would be closed for students and staff beginning March 17-March 27. In response to this,…
Although as of now no cases have been reported in Dorchester County, Dorchester County Public Schools is closely monitoring the situation around COVID-19. Out-of-state travel on behalf of DCPS, such as field trips and professional development, is cancelled for the time being. Out-of-county field trips within Maryland are being considered on a case-by-case basis. Here is some important information about the virus. What is coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)? Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. The virus that causes COVID-19 is a novel coronavirus that was first identified during an investigation into…
Tuesday, 10 March 2020 11:27

Mental Health First Aid Training

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Mental Health First Aid is a FREE 8-hour course that teaches how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The training helps identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. “Mental Health First Aid skills can be applied anytime, anywhere, and to anyone in distress, be it a neighbor exhibiting symptoms of PTSD, an unemployed friend displaying signs of severe depression, or a teenage family member presenting evidence of self-injury” Past Participant When: March 21, 2020 Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.…
Dorchester County Public Schools is Bringing Active Shooter Response Training to Dorchester County Dorchester County Public Schools and the ALICE Training Institute have teamed up to bring ALICE Instructor Certification Training to Dorchester County. This two-day Instructor Certification course is designed to teach proactive option-based strategies to increase survivability in a violent critical incident. The ALICE strategies empower individuals to participate in their own survival in the gap between when a violent situation begins and when law enforcement arrives. ALICE stands for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, and Evacuate and is a valuable strategy for everyone: law enforcement, schools, universities, hospitals,…
POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE The Dorchester County Public School System invites parents to register their school-age children on: Tuesday, April 7, 2020 From 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Registration will take place at the Elementary School where the parents and children reside: Please bring the following with you: Immunization Records and lead testing results Birth Certificate Proof of Residence – electric or water bill, lease, mortgage, etc. Social Security Card Child’s address, phone #, parent names (proof of custody if not natural parents), parent’s work #, and an emergency contact name and phone number Income verification will be needed for…
Monday, 24 February 2020 12:29

Career Technology Education Awareness Night

Dorchester County Public Schools Educational Equity Task Force Presents: A Plan For Your CAREER Thursday, March 5, 2020 5:30-7:30 PM Dorchester Career & Technology Center Please click on the link below for more information.
W. David Bromwell Appointed as Superintendent of Dorchester County Public Schools The Board of Education of Dorchester County is pleased to announce the appointment of W. David Bromwell to a four-year term, beginning July 1, 2020, as Superintendent of Dorchester County Public Schools. Mr. Bromwell was appointed by a unanimous roll call vote at the February 20, 2020 Board of Education Meeting. Mr. Bromwell has served as Interim Superintendent since July 1, 2019.
Tuesday, 18 February 2020 08:55

NOTICE OF BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

NOTICE OF BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING DATE: Thursday, February 20, 2020 TIME: 6:00 p.m. PLACE: North Dorchester Middle School 5745 Cloverdale Road Hurlock, MD 21643 The Board of Education of Dorchester County will conduct an Open Session at the date, time, and location indicated above to address business as indicated on the agenda. The Board will meet in Closed Session at 3:00 p.m., at the Dorchester Career and Technology Center, 2465 Cambridge Beltway, Cambridge, MD, 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…
Friday, 31 January 2020 14:28

NOTICE OF BUDGET WORK SESSION

NOTICE OF BUDGET WORK SESSION DATE: Thursday, February 6, 2020 TIME: 5:00 p.m. PLACE: The Board Room Central Office of the Board of Education 700 Glasgow Street Cambridge, MD 21613 The Board of Education of Dorchester County will conduct a Budget Work Session at the date, time, and location indicated above to address business as indicated on the agenda. All or part of the meeting may be conducted in closed session in accordance with Section 3-305 of the General Provisions of the Annotated Code of Maryland.
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