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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  • 10th Annual Maryland Education Recruitment Consortium (MERC)
    10th Annual Maryland Education Recruitment Consortium (MERC) The Maryland Association of School Personnel Administrators (MASPA), in collaboration with Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE), is hosting the 10th annual Maryland Education Recruitment Consortium (MERC). We cordially invite all highly qualified and prospective educators who want to discover the amazing opportunities of working and living in Maryland. At…
    Written on Friday, 02 February 2018 10:08
  • Notice of Board of Education Meeting
    Notice of Board of Education Meeting NOTICE OF BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING DATE: Thursday, February 8, 2018 TIME: 2:45 p.m. PLACE: The Board Room Central Office of the Board of Education 700 Glasgow Street Cambridge, MD 21613 The Board of Education of Dorchester County will conduct an Open Session at the date, time, and location indicated…
    Written on Friday, 02 February 2018 03:55
  • Notice of Budget Work Session
    Notice of Budget Work Session NOTICE OF BUDGET WORK SESSION DATE: Thursday, February 1, 2018 TIME: 5:00 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 a Budget Work Session at the date, time, and location indicated above to…
    Written on Sunday, 28 January 2018 22:41
  • Nominations for Teacher of the Year / First Class Teacher of the Year
    Nominations for Teacher of the Year / First Class Teacher of the Year The Dorchester County Board of Education is proud to recognize outstanding teachers in our county, and by partnering with local businesses celebrate their achievements. Teachers nominated should exemplify the highest standards of teaching. Nominees must be certificated and highly qualified full-time classroom, resource or specialist teachers who spend the majority…
    Written on Tuesday, 23 January 2018 04:51
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