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.

STUDENT MISSION PLEDGE

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

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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…

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  • Notice of Board of Education Meeting September 21, 2017
    Notice of Board of Education Meeting September 21, 2017 NOTICE OF BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING DATE: Thursday, September 21, 2017 TIME: 2:00 p.m. PLACE: The Board Room Central Office of the Board of Education700 Glasgow StreetCambridge, MD 21613 The Board of Education of Dorchester County will conduct an Open Session at the date, time, and location indicated above to…
    Written on Tuesday, 19 September 2017 01:38
  • Dorchester County Board Of Education Appoints Two New Directors
    Dorchester County Board Of Education Appoints Two New Directors At the August 17, 2017, Dorchester County Board of Education Meeting, the Board announced the appointments of the Director of Secondary Education, and the Director of Student Services. Dr. Maria Smith-Hosch, was appointed Director of Secondary Education. Dr. Smith retired from Prince George’s County Public Schools. Her career as an…
    Written on Friday, 18 August 2017 05:48
  • Community Eligibility Provision
    Community Eligibility Provision Dorchester County Public Schools will participate in the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) meal program during the 2017-2018 school year. CEP was created through the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, and allows schools in low-income areas to offer breakfast and lunch at no cost to all students without the burden…
    Written on Friday, 04 August 2017 03:43
  • Understanding the PARCC Score Report for English Language Arts/Literacy and Mathematics Tests
    Understanding the PARCC Score Report for English Language Arts/Literacy and Mathematics Tests PARCC reports will be available at the student's home school beginning August 14, 2017. The 2016-2017 school year was the second year of the PARCC assessments for English Language Arts/Literacy and mathematics which align to the Maryland College and Career-Ready Standards. The tests measure complex skills such as critical thinking…
    Written on Thursday, 03 August 2017 16:18
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