Media Advisory: PGCPS CEO Kevin Maxwell to Address Student Safety Issues

Media Advisory: PGCPS CEO Kevin Maxwell to Address Student Safety Issues

September 13, 2016
For Immediate Release
CONTACT:
Office of Communications
301-952-6001
WHO:
Dr. Kevin M. Maxwell, Chief Executive Officer, Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS)
WHAT:
Media availability
WHEN:
Tuesday, September 13 • 3:30 p.m.
WHERE:

Sasscer Administration Building CEO’s Conference Room 14201 School Lane Upper Marlboro, MD 20772


BACKGROUND:
Earlier this year, the Student Safety Task Force released its recommendations about current policies, procedures, processes, and practices designed to safeguard and protect students. Dr. Maxwell will provide an update on those recommendations in light of recent incidents.

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Prince George's County Public Schools (PGCPS), one of the nation's 25 largest school districts, has 208 schools and centers, more than 130,000 students and nearly 19,000 employees. Under the leadership of Chief Executive Officer Dr. Kevin M. Maxwell, the school system serves a diverse student population from urban, suburban and rural communities located in the Washington, DC suburbs. PGCPS is nationally recognized for innovative programs and initiatives that provide students with unique learning opportunities, including arts integration, environmental and financial literacy, and language immersion.