Our Mission

The mission of the Dorchester County Board of Education, in partnership with the community, is to provide leadership for excellence in teaching and learning for all students by: consistently advocating for resources, continuously developing sound policies, and carefully monitoring student progress.


I will finish my program of study and become college and career ready!

Dorchester County, Maryland, with a population of 29,300, is the Eastern Shore's largest county with 593 square miles of land and 108 square miles of water. While the county is home to more than 750 businesses, it is also rich in recreational facilities and natural resources. The Dorchester County Public School system provides the educational foundation for the county's children. More…

Latest News

  • December Wellness Newsletter
    December Wellness Newsletter December's Wellness Newletter is reminding you of GERM WARFARE. The folks who work in your school restaurant wash their hands all the time! And YOU should wash your hands anytime you think they might be dirty. It's one of the easiest ways to fight germs and stay healthy! To learn…
    Written on Tuesday, 06 December 2016 05:49
  • 2016 Superintendent's Holiday Card Slideshow
    2016 Superintendent's Holiday Card Slideshow 2016 is the third year that Dorchester County Public Schools has held the Superintendent’s Holiday Card Contest. Students from across the school district in grades K-12 create and submit works of art with a holiday theme that are considered for the cover artwork for Dr. Wagner’s holiday card. This year’s…
    Written on Monday, 28 November 2016 18:11
  • Student Cell Phone Procedures
    Student Cell Phone Procedures With respect to student cell phone procedures, the Board reviewed the recommendation of the Policy Subcommittee and heard additional testimony from student leadership before approving the latest draft for first reading. The policy is available for review. Please download the policy below.
    Written on Tuesday, 22 November 2016 09:43
  • Andre Beulah is MSEA Education Specialist Professional of the Year!
    Andre Beulah is MSEA Education Specialist Professional of the Year! Dorchester Educators is proud to announce that Andre’ Beulah who was selected as Dorchester Educators ESP of the year in May of 2016 was just chosen as Maryland State Education Associations (MSEA’s) ESP of the year. Mr. Beulah is now representing the state of Maryland along with Dorchester County!! Please…
    Written on Wednesday, 09 November 2016 08:03
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