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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  • American Education Week
    American Education Week American Education Week—November 13-17, 2017—will present all Americans with a wonderful opportunity to celebrate public education and honor individuals who are making a difference in ensuring that every child receives a quality education. The National Education Association was one of the creators and original sponsors of American Education Week. Distressed…
    Written on Sunday, 12 November 2017 22:23
  • NOTICE OF BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
    NOTICE OF BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING NOTICE OF BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING DATE: Thursday, November 16, 2017 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 Thursday, 09 November 2017 11:50
  • November Wellness Newsletter
    November Wellness Newsletter Think it's tough to get that 30 minutes of exercise most days that experts recommend for good health? We hear you. But how about we substitute "play" for "exercise"? Sound easier now? Of course, you can play alone, but it's easier (and a lot more fun) to play with a…
    Written on Tuesday, 31 October 2017 06:06
  • NOTICE OF BOARD ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING
    NOTICE OF  BOARD ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING NOTICE OF BOARD ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING DATE: Thursday, October 26, 2017 TIME: 4:00 p.m. PLACE: The Board Room Central Office of the Board of Education 700 Glasgow Street Cambridge, MD 21613 The Board Advisory Council will be meeting at the date, time, and location indicated above.
    Written on Monday, 23 October 2017 13:33
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