BOARD OF EDUCATION
Meet the Board
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Meetings & Citizen Involvement
A complete list of BOE meeting dates and times
BOE positions on legislative issues
The current plan to ensure student success
BOARD OF EDUCATION HIGHLIGHTS
Policy Makers The Board of Education sets policy not otherwise controlled by federal and state laws. It oversees expenditures from county, state and federal sources.
Responsibilities The Board hires and reviews the work of the Superintendent, monitors implementation of the school system’s master plan and gives final approval to curriculum matters and materials, staff appointments, equipment purchases, land acquisitions, and school construction, renovations and repairs.
Elected Elected Board members serve 4-year staggered terms. The student member is a high school student selected by the Frederick County Association of Student Councils.
Superintendent As the chief executive officer of Frederick County Public Schools, the Superintendent serves as the system’s curricular, fiscal and community leader. The Superintendent assures the school system carries out Maryland public laws relating to schools, the Maryland State Board of Education’s bylaws and policies, and the local school Board’s mission, goals and policies. The Superintendent also serves as secretary-treasurer to the Board of Education.