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BOARD OF EDUCATION TO VOTE ON SCHOOL SYSTEM’S NEW STRATEGIC PLAN AT NEXT MEETING

The Board of Education of Anne Arundel County is scheduled to vote on the school system’s new Strategic Plan, a document that will guide Anne Arundel County Public Schools for the next five years, at its next meeting, scheduled for Wednesday, December 6, 2017. The meeting will be held in the Board Room at the Parham Building, located at 2644 Riva Road in Annapolis.

The plan was presented to the Board on November 15, and then posted online for public comment. Feedback received has been used to make revisions to the plan the Board will consider.

At the meeting, Superintendent George Arlotto will present two redistricting recommendations, one concerning the feeder pattern for Maryland City Elementary School students and the other to balance enrollment at the Ferndale Early Education Center and George Cromwell and Hilltop elementary schools.

The Board will meet at 8:30 a.m. to vote to go into closed session, during which time it will discuss confidential matters as permitted by the Maryland Open Meetings Act including, but not limited to, legal advice, personnel, and negotiations. Closed session is not open to the public. The general session of the meeting, which is open to the public, starts at 10 a.m.

A complete agenda for the meeting accompanies this news release. More information on agenda items will be posted on the AACPS website in the Board Docs section under the Board of Education tab.

The general session of Wednesday’s Board meeting will be broadcast live on AACPS-TV, which can be found on Channel 96 on Comcast and Broadstripe, and Channel 36 on Verizon. High definition broadcasts can be seen on Channel 996 on Comcast, Channel 496 on Broadstripe, and Channel 1961 on Verizon. Rebroadcasts are scheduled for 7:00 p.m. the day after the meeting and 2:00 p.m. on subsequent Sundays.

The meeting can also be viewed live on the Internet here.

Archived videos of Board meetings are also posted online.

Board of Education meeting agenda, 12-6-17