• On Wednesday, May 6, State Superintendent of Education Dr. Karen Salmon announced that all Maryland public schools will be closed for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year. 

    El miércoles, 6 de mayo, la Dra. Karen Salmon, superintendente de educación del estado, anunció que todas las escuelas públicas de Maryland permanecerán cerradas por el resto del año escolar 2019-20. 

    Le mercredi 6 mai, la Surintendante de l'éducation de l’État, Dr Karen Salmon, a annoncé que toutes les écoles publiques du Maryland resteront fermées pour le reste de l’année scolaire 2019-2020.

  • News Release: Board of Education Seeks Applicants for Ethics Advisory Panel

    News Release: Board of Education Seeks Applicants for Ethics Advisory Panel

    October 4, 2019
    For Immediate Release
    Office of Communications

    UPPER MARLBORO, MD The Prince George’s County Board of Education is seeking residents to serve on its five-member Ethics Advisory Panel. Panel members are appointed by the Board Chair with Board approval to a three-year term. As noted in Board Policy 0107, the panel is an advisory body responsible for interpreting the ethics policy, including issuing advisory opinions to the Board concerning its application and addressing complaints filed regarding alleged violations. 

    Panel members may not be incumbent members of the Board of Education or employees of Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS), elected officials, candidates for elective office or employed by businesses working with PGCPS. All individuals recommended for membership on the panel are subject to fingerprinting and a criminal background check before final approval.


    Individuals interested in serving on the Panel must submit a letter of interest along with a resumé or other documentation to support the application as soon as possible, but no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, October 25. Individuals with strong, demonstrable experience in reviewing and evaluating ethical matters or providing advice concerning administrative and legal matters are encouraged to apply. 


    Please send a letter of interest and resumé by mail to Suzann M. King, Board Executive Director, Prince George’s County Board of Education, 14201 School Lane, Room 121, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772, or by e-mail to Suzann.King@pgcps.org. The Board will issue Panel appointment notifications in November.

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    About PGCPS:  Prince George's County Public Schools (PGCPS), the nation's 20th largest school district, has 206 schools and centers, more than 136,500 students and 22,000 employees. Under the leadership of Dr. Monica Goldson, 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 college and career-readiness programs that provide students with unique learning opportunities, including dual enrollment and language immersion.