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

  • Notice of Board of Education Meeting
    Notice of Board of Education Meeting DATE: Thursday, October 19, 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 above to address business as indicated…
    Written on Friday, 13 October 2017 15:02
  • Maple Elementary Drumline Performs Live on GMA
    Maple Elementary Drumline Performs Live on GMA It was lights, camera, action this morning at Maple Elementary as the Marching Lions’ band showed off their skills for an estimated 4-1/2 million people across the United States live on ABC’s Good Morning America. Music teacher and band director Ray Washington was interviewed, along with the band’s 10-year-old drum…
    Written on Friday, 13 October 2017 13:04
  • NOTICE OF MEETING
    NOTICE OF MEETING NOTICE OF MEETING Board of Education Special Closed Session Meeting DATE: Thursday, October 10, 2017 TIME: 1:00 p.m. PLACE: Dorchester County Board of Education Superintendent’s Conference Room 700 Glasgow Street Cambridge, MD 21613 The Board of Education of Dorchester County will conduct an Closed Session in accordance with Section 3-305…
    Written on Monday, 09 October 2017 16:36
  • 2017 Annual Report
    2017 Annual Report This 2017 Annual Report provides a snapshot of our school system. In this document, we provide facts and figures about our schools, students, employees, and finances; in addition, we honor some of our outstanding teachers and support employees, and outline several of the challenges and changes that face us in…
    Written on Thursday, 05 October 2017 04:03
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