Applicant Sought for Harford County Public School System Ethics Panel

From Harford County Public Schools: The Board of Education of Harford County is seeking applications from interested county citizens to fill an opening on the school system’s Ethics Panel. The Ethics Panel reviews inquiries concerning potential violations of ethics on the part of school employees or Board members, provides advisory opinions regarding ethics issues and […]

Board of Education Reaches Tentative Agreement with Harford County Educational Services Council on 2 Steps, 2% COLA, Longevity

From Harford County Public Schools: Agreement results in two steps, 2% COLA and longevity effective July 1, 2016 The Board of Education of Harford County (the Board) and the Harford County Educational Services Council (HCESC), which represents approximately 900 Harford County Public Schools employees, including clerical/secretaries, paraeducators, nurses, instructionally-related technicians, transportation specialists and inclusion helpers, […]

Harford County Board of Education Reviews Purchasing, Elementary and Middle School Achievement, Technology

From Harford County Public Schools: February 8, 2016 The Board of Education of Harford County met for an open business meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the Board Room of the A. A. Roberty Building and took the following actions and received the following presentations: Board Recognitions – 2015-16 All-State Student Musicians – 2015 University of […]

Harford County Public Schools Hosts Grassroots Summit: Initiative Against Heroin

From Harford County Public Schools: On Tuesday, February 2, nearly 100 Harford County Public Schools (HCPS) middle and high school students who are members of their school’s STARS, SADD or Student Government Association organizations participated in the Grassroots Summit: Initiative Against Heroin event held at the Center for Educational Opportunity in Aberdeen. The event was […]

Harford County Board of Education Approves FY2017 Operating Budget; Discusses Superintendent School Visits

From Harford County Public Schools: February 1, 2016 The Board of Education of Harford County met for an open business meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the Board Room of the A. A. Roberty Building and took the following actions and received the following presentations: Board Comments – Genae Hatcher, Current Student Representative to the Board […]

Harford County Public Schools Citizen Advisory Committees Seek New Membership

From Harford County Public Schools: The Board of Education of Harford County Public Schools is seeking applicants for membership on its Citizen Advisory Committees. Membership is open to all Harford County residents, including those without children in the school system. As an advisory, each committee makes recommendations to the Superintendent of Schools. Each committee will […]

Greater Excellence in Education Foundation Gives $8,000 in School Supplies to Harford County Teachers in a Single Day

From the Greater Excellence in Education Foundation: When Debora Gavin Merlock founded GEEF in March of 2004, she knew she wanted to do something to counteract the negativity surrounding schools in the Edgewood community. Little did she know that 11 years later, the foundation she started would have expanded to serve the entire county, supporting […]