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…

Latest News

  • MLK Day
    MLK Day Just a reminder: Dorchester County Public Schools will be closed Monday, January 15th in honor of the anniversary of the birth of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 
    Written on Sunday, 14 January 2018 10:59
  • Notice of Board of Education Meeting
    Notice of Board of Education Meeting NOTICE OF BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING DATE: Thursday, January 18, 2018 TIME: 2:00 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 Wednesday, 10 January 2018 09:41
  • January Wellness Newsletter
    January Wellness Newsletter Take A Stand. On average, adults over 45 sit for over 12 or 16 walking hours. That's 75% of every day! And guess what? On average, kids aged 8-18 sit EVEN MORE than adults- about 4.5 hours a day at school, another 7 hours of sitting in front of various…
    Written on Tuesday, 02 January 2018 09:25
  • Notice of Board of Education Meeting
    Notice of Board of Education Meeting NOTICE OF MEETING Board of Education Budget Work Session with Public Comments on the Budget DATE: Thursday, January 4, 2018 TIME: 5:00 p.m. - Budget Work Session with Public Comment on the Budget PLACE: The Board Room Central office of the Board of Education 700 Glasgow Street Cambridge, MD 21613…
    Written on Tuesday, 02 January 2018 03:35
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