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

  • 2018-2019 Proposed School Calendar
    2018-2019 Proposed School Calendar The 2018 - 2019 School Calendar is now available for public comment. Please email Mrs. Nancy Harrington at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your comments. To view the proposed calendar, please click and download the link below.
    Written on Tuesday, 23 May 2017 06:01
  • Congratulations to Superintendent Mitchell!
    The Board of Education of Dorchester County is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Diana Mitchell to a four-year term as Superintendent of Dorchester County Public Schools. Dr. Mitchell was appointed by a unanimous roll call vote on Monday, May 22, 2017. In commenting on the appointment, President Glenn…
    Written on Monday, 22 May 2017 12:10
    NOTICE OF SPECIAL BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING Special Board of Education Meeting For the Purpose of Announcing the Appointment of the New Superintendent DATE: Monday, May 22, 2017 TIME: 4:00 p.m. PLACE: Dorchester County Board of EducationBoard Room700 Glasgow StreetCambridge, MD 21613 The Board of Education of Dorchester County will…
    Written on Thursday, 18 May 2017 23:31
  • Unpaid Meal Charges
    Unpaid Meal Charges The Dorchester County Public School Food Service Department is responsible for maintaining all student’s meal accounts in accordance with USDA and the State of Maryland regulations. The USDA and the State of Maryland requires that all local educational agencies provide information to the community households on unpaid school meal accounts.…
    Written on Friday, 05 May 2017 12:45
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