Board of Education to meet Oct. 12 for monthly meeting

Board of Education to meet Oct. 12 for monthly meeting

The Board of Education’s next regular meeting is 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 12. The Board will meet in person at the Jesse L. Starkey Administration Building. The Starkey Building is located at 5980 Radio Station Road in La Plata.

The meeting is open to the public. However, the Board is limiting the number of in-person attendees to the first five arrivals in order to support social distancing in the boardroom. Visitors are required to wear a face mask and must check-in with staff at the main desk. Visitors will be seated in the back of the boardroom. If more than five visitors come to the meeting, staff may ask any additional people to follow the Board meeting online.

The meeting will stream live on the Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) website, CCPS also will post the meeting on CCPSTV under the Board meeting menu at

Public forum for this meeting will be held in a hybrid format of both in-person and virtual speakers. Speakers must register in advance to participate in public forum. The registration form is available here. Deadline to register is 12 p.m., Monday, Oct. 11. Late registrations will not be accepted. Registered speakers will receive additional information by email.

The following is a tentative meeting agenda and subject to change.

Executive session – 11 a.m.

Call to order – 1 p.m.

Superintendent’s update to the Board

Reports of officers/Boards/committees

  • Board Member updates
  • Education Association of Charles County (EACC) update
  • American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) update
  • COVID-19 updates
  • Staffing update
  • FY 2022 Budget change

Recognition — 4:30 p.m.

  • Resolutions: American Education Week and American Freedom Week
  • Students
  • Employees

Reports of officers/Boards/committees

  • Project status update
    • T.C. Martin Elementary School renovation
    • Elementary School No. 23 construction

Public forum – 6 p.m.

Reports of officers/Boards/committees

  • Legislative positions
  • Charter School

Unfinished business

New business and future agenda items

  • New business
    • Suspension of Board policies
    • FY2022 daily and hourly wage rates revision
  • Future agenda items

Action items

  • Minutes
  • Personnel
  • 8000-9000 Policy Series
  • Board Goals
  • FY 2022 Budget Change
  • Middle school redistricting Proposal A
  • T.C. Martin Elementary School renovation
  • Elementary School No. 23 construction
  • Charter School



About CCPS

Charles County Public Schools provides 27,000 students in grades prekindergarten through 12 with an academically challenging education. Located in Southern Maryland, Charles County Public Schools has 37 schools that offer a technologically advanced, progressive and high quality education that builds character, equips for leadership and prepares students for life, careers and higher education.

The Charles County public school system does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability in its programs, activities or employment practices. For inquiries, please contact Kathy Kiessling, Title IX/ADA/Section 504 Coordinator (students) or Nikial M. Majors, Title IX/ADA/Section 504 Coordinator (employees/ adults), at Charles County Public Schools, Jesse L. Starkey Administration Building, P.O. Box 2770, La Plata, MD 20646; 301-932-6610/301-870-3814. For special accommodations call 301-934-7230 or TDD 1-800-735-2258 two weeks prior to the event.

CCPS provides nondiscriminatory equal access to school facilities in accordance with its Use of Facilities rules to designated youth groups (including, but not limited to, the Boy Scouts).


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