7. The Board of Education of Harford County Business Meeting will be held on December 21, 2020, at 6:30PM with only Board Members, staff, and presenters in attendance. (c) Of the nine members: (i) Six shall be appointed with one from each of the six councilmanic districts; and (ii) Three shall be appointed from the county at large. Click here for a brief video overview. Duties of Board members include participation in the development and implementation of Chamber policy; actively supporting the Chamber as well as its programs and activities; serving on standing committees; attending Board meetings; assisting Chamber We look forward to going through this process with you. Disparaging comments, personal attacks, and inflammatory remarks about specific schools or personnel are not permitted. This option will include weather events that may have closed school in years past. Laura.Tucholski@hcps.org. She is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association, the Harford County Bar Association, the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants, the Women's Giving Circle of Harford County, and Chesapeake Professional Women's Network, Inc. Ms. Henninger also currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Harford Bank. When county statistics fall below 15 per 100,000 new positive cases per day, as well as below a 5% positivity rate for one week, we will initiate discussions to return to our current hybrid status. 4. UPDATE: OCTOBER 19, 2020 UPDATE: NOVEMBER 23, 2020 The terms of the Board members overlap and each member is eligible for reappointment; however, no member may serve more than two consecutive terms. Community members who wish to provide comments during the Public Comment segment of the Business meeting are required to register by completing the Public Comment Registration Form. The meeting will be streamed live, "Wait... How Do I Do That? Registered speakers are required to Call-in and enter the Conference ID# at 6:30PM on Monday, October 26, 2020. activity's plans for the year. If changes need to be made to the meal kit distribution date, due to scheduled holidays or school closures, information will be posted on, The Board of Education of Harford County Business Meeting will be held on November 9, 2020, at 6:30PM in. in the buildings when students return, please review the. 1. Registrations must be received by 9:00AM on Monday, October 12, 2020. All fields on the registration form must be completed. Laura J. Tucholski, CPA, CIA, CFE, CRMA The Board has allotted two-hours for the Public Comments segment of the Business meeting. Buildings: Closed; staff receive additional instruction from your supervisor  ONE (1) COLOR PHOTO (any size or digital) must accompany the entry form to be used for promotional purposes. Michael Thatcher is director of special education for Harford County Public Schools, where he is responsible for directing the district’s special education program to ensure provision of needed services for students with differing abilities. BOARD OF EDUCATION OF HARFORD COUNTY NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT PARTICIPATION BUSINESS MEETING DECEMBER 7, 2020 - 6:30PM The first election for this hybrid board composition took place in 2011 with three seats up for election. Instruction: Virtual and Connectivity Hub at North Harford ends 3 hours early  Topics such as personnel matters, pending appeals, specific student disciplinary matters or which constitute commercial solicitations are not permitted. CALENDAR REMINDERS As a result of the current attendance numbers in our schools, and the guidance provided by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Maryland Department of Health (MDH) recommending 6 feet of social distancing, the timeline to begin 2 days per week of in-person learning, must be re-evaluated. Plan, Click here to access meeting dates, minutes, and information regarding our Citizen UPDATE: JANUARY 5, 2021 OR 2107 Laurel Bush Rd. January 11 through February 26, 2021, you may receive a phone call from a staff member at Critical Data who will be contacting a statistical representation of parents and guardians for input. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced an expanded definition of who is considered a COVID-19 close contact. By being able to use virtual instruction during inclement weather days, HCPS will be able to follow the academic calendar as scheduled. Buildings: Open for staff; staff receive additional instruction from your supervisor  The Board expects that all comments will be submitted with the decorum and respect appropriate to the conduct of public business. Board of All fields on the registration form must be completed. group of If you have questions about operations, like transportation, meals, cleaning protocols, playground use, etc. 2107 Laurel Bush Rd. All fields on the registration form must be completed. box Please email the completed form to the Internal Auditor, at least three days prior to the meeting/event. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced an expanded definition of who is considered a COVID-19 close contact. Also aims to raise money for scholarships provided through the Harford County Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation 501c(3) The ex-officio members will include the county executive or representative; a representative of the County Council; the director of the Department of Social Services; a representative of the Harford County Board of Education, and the health officer or representative. Speakers who engage in these comments will be reminded of the rules and the Board reserves the right to remove the speaker from the call. Registrations must be received by 9:00AM on Monday, November 9, 2020. Nancy Reynolds, who BOARD OF EDUCATION OF HARFORD COUNTY NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT PARTICIPATION, BUSINESS MEETING - NOVEMBER 9, 2020 - 6:30PM. We believe all students can learn at or above grade level. Please note all reports come directly to the Internal Auditor and are kept confidential. Form   Your secondary school will ask you to complete a, by 12:00 p.m. on October 16, 2020 to let them know how your student(s) will proceed. If you are admitted from the virtual lobby to the meeting within the two-hour time constraint, you will be greeted by an HCPS staff member when it is time to begin your public comment. Please encourage your student to check in through the attendance app every school day, Monday through Friday. 1. To do this effectively and efficiently, there will be a change to the attendance app where students in grades 4 through 12 “check in” each day. BOARD OF EDUCATION OF HARFORD COUNTY confirm Speakers are reminded that public comments are considered public information and, as such, are subject to the Maryland Public Information Act. Text message  We continue to follow guidance from the CDC and work in partnership with the Harford County Health Department. In accordance with Board policy, if the number of speakers impede the ability of the Board to complete scheduled business, the Board reserves the right to reduce the amount of time allotted per speaker, or overall time allotted for public comment. to In prior years, inclement weather delays and closings have resulted in scheduling challenges and instructional disruption for students, staff and families, as well as unpredictability about when the school year will end.                                         1-day/week hybrid begins in Pre-K The student Phone call  We are pleased to share that we have successfully distributed devices that were offered to all Harford County Public Schools (HCPS) students. Email: helen.grant@hcps.org. The Board of Education of Harford County Business Meeting will be held on November 9, 2020, at 6:30PM in the Board Room of the A.A. Roberty Building with only Board Members, staff, and presenters in attendance. On inclement weather days that virtual instruction is implemented, the same virtual schedule will be implemented that has been in place for the 2020-2021 school year. In accordance with Board policy, if the number of speakers impede the ability of the Board to complete scheduled business, the Board reserves the right to reduce the amount of time allotted per speaker, or overall time allotted for public comment. BUSINESS MEETING - OCTOBER 12, 2020 - 6:30PM, The Board of Education of Harford County Business Meeting will be held on October 12, 2020, at 6:30PM in, Community members who wish to provide comments during the Public Comments segment of the Business meeting are required to register by completing this, SUPERINTENDENT'S STUDENT ADVISORY COUNCIL. 9-156 through 9-166). Meal Benefit Update Registration forms are limited to one (1) per person. The meeting will be streamed live and archived for later viewing on the HCPS Website. Senate Bill 629 (2009 Session of the Maryland General Assembly), effective July 1, 2009, Authority and Responsibility of the Board of Education and the Superintendent   Phone: 410-638-4092. Students in Kindergarten through Grade 3 will beging using the Attendance App Registered speakers will receive an email from HCPS with a Call-in Phone # and a Conference ID #. 2. the internal audit activity’s purpose, authority, and responsibility. Please click here or visit the HCPS YouTube channel for a "tour" through the new meal kit! UPDATE: NOVEMBER 19, 2020 Buildings: Open for staff; staff receive additional instruction from your supervisor  Jerome M. Reyerson, Harford County Department of Social Services Member of the exam2pass.com Finance Committee, Member of the Strategic Planning Committee, Chair of the Investment Committee. The Board of Education of Harford County Business Meeting will be held on Monday, October 26, 2020, at 6:30PM in the Board Room of the A.A. Roberty Building with only Board Members, staff, and presenters in attendance. Registrations must be received by 9:00AM on Monday, October 12, 2020. Speakers will be notified when they have reached their 2-minute mark and callers will be removed from the meeting. Fax: 410-893-2478. as such, are subject to the Maryland Public Information Act. Registered speakers will receive an email from HCPS with a Call-in Phone # and Conference ID #. audit 11. This message will be sent to middle and high school parents/guardians by your school with the specific survey/questionnaire linked at approximately 5:00 p.m.  In accordance with Board policy, if the number of speakers impede the ability of the Board to complete scheduled business, the Board reserves the right to reduce the amount of time allotted per speaker, or overall time allotted for public comment. BOARD OF EDUCATION OF HARFORD COUNTY NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT PARTICIPATION BUSINESS MEETING DECEMBER 21, 2020 - 6:30PM How to Watch the Virtual Special Board of Education Meeting 3/24/20 Below please find a link to the video from the Special Board of Education meeting which was … BOARD OF EDUCATION OF HARFORD COUNTY NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT PARTICIPATION BUSINESS MEETING DECEMBER 21, 2020 - 6:30PM November 16            1-day/week hybrid begins in secondary schools (Grades 6-12) Procedures and Board Policies, Board Data are limited, making it difficult to precisely define “close contact;” however, 15 cumulative minutes of exposure at a distance of six (6) feet or less can be used as an operational definition for contact investigation. NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT PARTICIPATION Where is My Report Card Edition" with Assistant Principal Spence to see how and where to access your report card on HAC. UPDATE: NOVEMBER 2, 2020 UPDATED: OCTOBER 19, 2020 January 11 through February 26, 2021, you may receive a phone call from a staff member at Critical Data who will be contacting a statistical representation of parents and guardians for input. This information will be sent directly to the HCPS community members with emails in our mass communication system at 4:00 p.m. This is an important update about the free and reduced meal benefit program. An Important Message from Harford County Public Schools, 102 South Hickory Avenue, Bel Air, MD 21014. 11. We will add grade levels to the one day/week hybrid as described below. Six members are elected concurrently by district to four-year terms with the remaining three members appointed by the governor. Expected hold times may vary based on the number of registered speakers. UPDATE: NOVEMBER 9, 2020 The Board expects that all comments will be submitted with the decorum and respect appropriate to the conduct of public  business. 10. The meeting will be streamed live. You can also call your child’s school counselor if you feel your child may need more support in this area. The Harford County Board of Education consists of nine members who serve four-year terms. The Board of Education of Harford County Business Meeting will be held on November 9, 2020, at 6:30PM in the Board Room of the A.A. Roberty Building with only Board Members, staff, and presenters in attendance. UPDATE: OCTOBER 14, 2020 No Instruction; Buildings Closed  11. This option will include minor weather events that are deemed not significant enough to close the building for staff. For the 2020-2021 school year, HCPS will maintain virtual instruction during inclement weather days. All parents/guardians will recieve the following information tonight, at 5:00 p.m. via Connect5, our mass communication system. The Board of Education of Harford County Business Meeting will be held on October 12, 2020, at 6:30PM in the Board Room of the A.A. Roberty Building with only Board Members, staff, and presenters in attendance. Meal Kits will be distributed once a week, on Friday's from 12:00-1:00 p.m. Audit We will add grade levels to the one day/week hybrid as described below. Buildings: Closed; staff receive additional instruction from your supervisor  with Assistant Principal Spence to see how and where to access your report card on HAC. The meeting will be streamed live and archived for later viewing on the HCPS Website . established We encourage you to watch the HCPS COVID-19 Safety video that includes safety guidelines you and your child will see in our school. All parents and guardians with students in kindergarten through twelfth grade, have access to an electronic report card. of Speakers are reminded that public comments are considered public information and, The Maryland State Department of Education has approved the inclusion of virtual instruction days among the 180 minimum required academic days each school year, so these days will not have to be made up at the end of the school year. Six members are elected concurrently by district to four-year terms with the remaining three members appointed by the governor. The meeting will be streamed live and archived for later viewing on the HCPS Website. Mailing Address: Bel Air, MD 21014. The Board of Education of Harford County Business Meeting will be held on December 7, 2020, at 6:30PM with only Board Members, staff, and presenters in attendance. No public access will be permitted. She is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association, the Harford County Bar Association, the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants, the Women's Giving Circle of Harford County, and Chesapeake Professional Women's Network, Inc. Ms. Henninger also currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Harford Bank. In that discussion, I will review the health metrics and decision trees that can be found in the HCPS Continuity of Learning Plan (COL). The Education Committee aims to support quality education and a prepared workforce by connecting business with educational institutions and by increasing business support of educational initiatives in Harford County. They are calling to gather feedback from parents and guardians in Harford County as the school system begins the school boundary review that was funded in the FY2021 budget, prior to changes in our educational environment. No public access will be permitted. Public Comment Participation Call-In Process 410-838-0800 Office Hours: 9am - 5pm Registrations must be received by 9:00AM on Monday, October 26, 2020. The plan will continue to be updated as needed. If there are any additional questions or concerns, please contact your child’s teacher. Throughout the pandemic, the HCPS Food and Nutrition Department has been working hard to ensure families across Harford County have access to food. Instruction: Canceled   BUSINESS MEETING DECEMBER 21, 2020 - 6:30PM, The Board of Education of Harford County Business Meeting will be held on December 21, 2020, at 6:30PM with only Board Members, staff, and presenters in attendance. Five Your secondary school will ask you to complete a, by 12:00 p.m. on October 16, 2020 to let them know how your student(s) will proceed. There are many details to work through, but as the county COVID-19 metrics have met our threshold, we must take action to ensure the health of our students and staff. The Board of Education includes four elected and five appointed individuals; together, they are responsible for top-level, district-wide decisions that affect the direction and progress of our schools. Students who are already part of in-person learning cohorts, whether 5 days per week, or one day per week, will continue to attend in-person learning on their current schedule. Click here to go directly to the survey. As shared when the plan was released, HCPS anticipated adjustments may need to be made. Like the Virtual Instruction; Buildings Open option, all instruction will be delivered virtually. Committee Charter are to: serve as an independent and objective party to monitor the The meeting will be streamed live and archived for later viewing on the HCPS Website. This information will be sent to all contacts in our mass communication system at 4:30 p.m. TODAY *Please note that all key dates are contingent on metrics staying within the target range for Moderate Transmission as well as the school system's ability to adhere to CDC and Health Department guidance, like maintaining six feet of social distancing. Food and Nutrition will continue to provide meal kits on Friday from 12:00-1:00 p.m. Sports and conditioning schedules are on hold. senior management, the Internal Auditor and the Board. The Maryland State Department of Education has approved the inclusion of virtual instruction days among the 180 minimum required academic days each school year, so these days will not have to be made up at the end of the school year. Virtual Instruction; Buildings Open  Clarification: this means 100% virtual learning for all students. Watch a special "Wait... How Do I Do That? 6. Elected Member at Harford County Board of Education Joppa, Maryland 180 connections. If you respond to your school’s survey/questionnaire that your student(s) will participate in the hybrid schedule, they will provide more details about your start date after all responses have been received. Registrations must be received by 9:00AM on Monday, December 7, 2020. Pre-K report cards will be sent by email. The Harford County Board of Education consists of nine members. Each is appointed by the governor of Maryland and serves for a term of five years. Virtual Instruction; Buildings Open  Suite 201 Bel Air, MD 21015 Tel. Community members who wish to provide comments during the Public Comment segment of the Business meeting are required to register by completing the, On Monday, November 2, 2020 schools are closed for Professional Development (PD) in HCPS. Community members who wish to provide comments during the Public Comment segment of the Business meeting are required to register by completing the, On Monday, November 2, 2020 schools are closed for Professional Development (PD) in HCPS. Data are limited, making it difficult to precisely define “close contact;” however, 15 cumulative minutes of exposure at a distance of six (6) feet or less can be used as an operational definition for contact investigation. Local media outlets  As we anticipate cold weather during the winter months, and evaluate the effect of meal kit pick-up times on the instructional day, we will implement the following changes to meal kit distribution. Report Cards on Home Access Center (HAC) for students in K-12 This option allows HCPS to make the decision and provide notification to families and staff much earlier without having to make up a day of instruction at the end of the school year. TBD                              2 day/week in-person learning (a.) 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