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Board of Education Meeting – Wednesday, August 17


The Board of Education of Carroll County will hold its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, August 17, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. at the Board of Education offices, located at 125 North Court Street in Westminster. Citizen participation is scheduled on the agenda for 5:15 p.m. and again later in the meeting. Speakers will be allowed three minutes to address the Board.

The Board of Education will continue taking public comment through the CCPS website at (click on the Board of Education tab and Contact Us) or through the US mail. Persons who wish to have their comments posted on the Public Comments page of the website should indicate so at the beginning of their email. Comments must be received by 1:00 p.m. on the day of the Board meeting in order to be posted prior to the meeting.

The meeting will be streamed live on the CCPS website at and will be broadcast live on CETV Channel 21. The agenda and back-up materials for the meeting will be available on the website by close of business on the Monday before the meeting. Click on the Board of Education tab and then CCPS Board of Education Agendas & Documents.

As a reminder, the Board meeting room has capacity limits which we are required to follow. Standing cannot be permitted to ensure exits and egress pathways remain clear.

It is the general practice of the Board of Education of Carroll County to briefly convene in open session at approximately 3:00 p.m. at the Board offices at 125 North Court Street, Westminster, on the day of a regular monthly Board meeting to move into closed session as permitted by the Maryland Open Meetings Act, Section 3-305 (b) of the General Provisions Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland and Section 3-103 of the General Provision Articles of the Annotated Code of Maryland. Specific information regarding the topics to be discussed will be made available approximately seven days prior to the meeting. Please refer to the CCPS website at for updates.

The Board of Education of Carroll County does not engage in discrimination that is unlawful or contrary to Maryland State Department of Education guidance on the basis of age, color, genetic information, marital status, mental or physical disability, ancestry or national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. The Board of Education of Carroll County is firmly committed to creating equal employment and educational opportunities for all persons by providing an environment that supports optimal academic achievement and productive work and is free from any form of unlawful discrimination, including access to school facilities, educational programs, and extracurricular activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:  Director of Human Resources, 125 North Court Street, Westminster, Maryland 21157, (410) 751-3070.

Carroll County Public Schools (CCPS) does not discriminate on the basis of disability in employment or the provision of services, programs or activities. Persons needing auxiliary aids and services for communication should contact the Communications Office at 410-751-3020 or, or write to Carroll County Public Schools, 125 North Court Street, Westminster, Maryland 21157. Persons who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability, may use Relay or 7-1-1. Please contact the school system at least one (1) week in advance of the date the special accommodation is needed. Information concerning the Americans with Disabilities Act is available from the Director of Facilities Management, (410) 751-3177, or the Communications Officer, (410) 751-3020, 125 North Court Street, Westminster, Maryland 21157.