From the Harford County Board of Education:
The Board of Education of Harford County met in an open business meeting on Monday, September 12, 2011, in the Board Room of the HCPS/A.A. Roberty Building and took the following the actions or received the following presentations:
Superintendent Robert Tomback introduced recent staff appointments: the new Principal at Edgewood Middle School, Ms. Patrice Brown, and Assistant Principal at Deerfield Elementary School, Ms. BangTam Miller.
Approved the Consent Agenda: Affirmation of Monthly Contract Awards (Goal 4)
Minutes of Previous Meetings: August 8, 2011
Personnel Report (Goal 3)
Approved the Prohibition of Gang Related Activities Policy.
Approved the promotion of Mr. Jake Little to Coordinator of Title I Supplemental Education Services and Parent Involvement.
Received a presentation on the Educator Effectiveness Academy, a component of the Harford County Public Schools Race to the Top initiative.
· During the Superintendent’s Report, received information regarding: the New Teacher Orientation Conference which 91 new hires attended through the perspective of new teacher Nikia Durden, first grade teacher at Churchville Elementary School; the Emergency Preparedness Process by Chief of Administration Joe Licata and Assistant Superintendent of Operations Cornell Brown; and, enhanced communication features to include a revised school system website, mobile website application, HCPS Facebook page, and Twitter (@HCPSchools).