From Harford County Public Schools:
The Board of Education of Harford County met in an open business meeting on Monday, January 23, 2012, in the Board Room of the HCPS/A.A. Roberty Building and took the following actions or received the following presentations:
Recognized the following:HCPS Educator Hall of Fame – Donald R. Osman
Eastern District Teacher of the Year for Adapted Physical Education – Kay Lambert
Maryland Association of Elementary Principals Assistant Principal of the Year – Dyann Mack
Approved the Consent Agenda: Affirmation of Monthly Contract Awards
Minutes of Previous Meetings: January 9, 2012
January 18, 2012
– Monthly Report on Personnel, Non-Retention and Third Year Probation Report
Career and Technical Education Week
National School Counseling Week
Voted to defer the decision on the Proposed FY 2013 Operating Budget. The decision will now take place on Monday, January 30, 2012. The time of that meeting has not yet been determined but will be announced as soon as it has been confirmed. State revenues projections have been announced by the Governor and Harford County will see a total reduction in State Aid to $3,955,486. The deferred schedule will allow Board members time to thoroughly examine the budget in light of the new information released by the state.
Approved the following appointment: Dr. Keri M. Guilbault to Coordinator of Accelerated Learning Programs. Dr. Guilbault has served as a Gifted and Talented Teacher at Roye-Williams Elementary School.
– Received the Board Strategic Plan Update #4 regarding the results from the 2011 Parent Satisfaction Survey and the Student Motivation Survey.
– Received the Superintendent’s Report which included: Congratulating Ring Factory Elementary School on being selected as a Maryland Blue Ribbon School by the Maryland State Department of Education.