Interim Superintendent Mr. Bromwell's Monthly Newsletter

  • Monday, 14 October 2019
It was my pleasure to welcome students and families back to school! Dorchester County Public Schools (DCPS) is off to a very fast start with interim reports taking place this past week. Reflecting about our summer; it feels like yesterday that I was completing my administrative retreat with principals, supervisors, and then addressing our 750 DCPS staff members on our annual kickoff in August. This is an unprecedented time of change in the district. We have totally re-vamped our Board of Education (BOE) meetings with an increase in transparency through “Board Docs”. The consistent dissemination of public information as well…

NOTICE OF BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

  • Thursday, 10 October 2019
NOTICE OF BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING DATE: Thursday, October 17, 2019 TIME: 6:00 p.m. PLACE: Maple Elementary School 5225 Egypt Road 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 on the agenda. The Board will meet in Closed Session at 4:00 p.m., at the Dorchester Career and Technology Center, 2465 Cambridge Beltway, Cambridge, MD, in accordance with Section 3-305 of the General Provisions of the Annotated Code of Maryland. At the conclusion of the Closed Session, the Board will reconvene…

PUBLIC COMMENT: School Year 2020-2021 School Calendar

  • Thursday, 26 September 2019
Public Comment Subject: SY 2020-2021 School Calendar Dorchester County Public Schools is seeking public comment on the SY 2020-2021 School Calendar. Public comments will be accepted until 4:00 PM on October 15, 2019. Please note with:Calendar Option 1• School begins on September 8, 2020, the day after Labor Day• No Parent Teacher Conference Day is included• Winter Break begins on December 23, 2020• Spring Break is two days long• Inclement weather days included in calendar - 0• Last day for students will be June 11, 2021 (please note that all inclement weather days will be added to the end of…

PUBLIC COMMENT: Naming of School Facilities

  • Thursday, 26 September 2019
PUBLIC COMMENT Subject: Naming of School Facilities Dorchester County Public Schools is seeking public comment on the proposed naming of school facilities. Public comment will be taken until 4:00 p.m. on October 15, 2019. Proposed Names: E. Douglas Fleetwood Field at Gorton H. McWilliams, Jr. Stadium The Lindsey Agee Memorial Field House All the above are on the campus of Cambridge-South Dorchester High School. No DCPS funds will be spent on the naming of these facilities. The naming of the Cambridge-South Dorchester High School facilities honors those three men for their years of contribution to DCPS students, staff, and community.…

REVISED - NOTICE OF BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

  • Tuesday, 17 September 2019
REVISED - NOTICE OF BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING DATE: Thursday, September 19, 2019 TIME: 6:00 p.m. PLACE: South Dorchester PreK-8 School 3485 Golden Hill road Church Creek, MD 21622 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 on the agenda. The Board will meet in Closed Session at 2:00 p.m., at the Dorchester Career and Technology Center, 2465 Cambridge Beltway, Cambridge, MD, in accordance with Section 3-305 of the General Provisions of the Annotated Code of Maryland. At the conclusion of the Closed…

NOTICE OF BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

  • Friday, 06 September 2019
NOTICE OF BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING DATE: Thursday, September 19, 2019 TIME: 6:00 p.m. PLACE: South Dorchester PreK-8 School 3485 Golden Hill road Church Creek, MD 21622 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 on the agenda. The Board will meet in Closed Session at 3:00 p.m., at the Dorchester Career and Technology Center, 2465 Cambridge Beltway, Cambridge, MD, in accordance with Section 3-305 of the General Provisions of the Annotated Code of Maryland. At the conclusion of the Closed Session, the…

NOTICE OF BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

  • Sunday, 11 August 2019
NOTICE OF BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING DATE: Thursday, August 15, 2019 TIME: 4:00 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 on the agenda. After the start of the Open session, the Board will meet in Closed Session in accordance with Section 3-305 of the General Provisions of the Annotated Code of Maryland. At the conclusion of the Closed Session, the Board will reconvene at…

NOTICE OF SPECIAL BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

  • Thursday, 01 August 2019
NOTICE OF SPECIAL BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING DATE: Tuesday, August 6, 2019 TIME: 3:15 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 on the agenda. After the start of the Open Session, the Board will meet in Closed Session in accordance with Section 3-305 of the General Provisions of the Annotated Code of Maryland. At the conclusion of the Closed Session, the Board will reconvene…

Public Forum on BOE and Superintendent Roles and Responsibilities

  • Thursday, 01 August 2019
The Dorchester County Board of Education has invited the Maryland Association of Boards of Education (MABE) to present a public forum in Dorchester County on the Roles and Responsibilities of the Board and the Superintendent. This forum will be held Thursday, August 8, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. at the Dorchester Career and Technology Center in Cambridge. MABE Executive Director Frances Glendening and Molly Young, MABE’s Director of Professional Development, will present the information which will be followed by a question-and-answer session. In addition, Interim Superintendent of Schools Dave Bromwell will be available at 6:00 p.m., before the start of the…