Somerset County School District

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Board of Education to Meet in Public Open Work Session to Discuss FY 2016 Budget on February 11, 2015

Board of Education to Meet in Public Open Work Session to Discuss FY 2016 Budget on February 11, 2015 The Somerset County Board of Education will meet in an open public work session on February11, 2015, from 10:00 AM to 12:00PM in the Board's conference room at J.M. Tawes Technology and Career Center.
Read the Superintendent's State of the Schools Speech

Read the Superintendent's State of the Schools Speech Superintendent of Schools Dr. John Gaddis spoke to audiences at Washington Academy and High School and Crisfield Academy and High School on January 7th and 8th respectively. His State of the Schools speech at each venue was well received. In it he enumerated the status of his original goals, the progress that is being made and the numerous forthcoming initiatives. Parents, staff members and elected officials were present and spoke to the Superintendent indicating optimism about the direction of the school system. Click on the Title to go to the Superintendent's speech. In addition, click on the link to a recent Metropolitan Magazine article showcasing the Superintendent.
Board of Education Members Sworn in at Recent BOE Meeting-Board Leadership Changes

Board of Education Members Sworn in at Recent BOE Meeting-Board Leadership Changes The Somerset County Board of Education met Tuesday January 20, 2015, in the Board of Education conference room at J.M. Tawes Technolgy and Career Center. Somerset County Clerk of the Court Charles Horner swore in newly elected Board member Penny Nicholson. Veteran Board members Robert Wells and Margo Green-Gale were also swore in. The Board has elected Warner Sumpter as new Board Chairman, who accepted the position held by the retired Chairman/Board member William Miles. General Sumpter has served in the Chairman's position previously. Dan Kuebler was elected as Vice Chairman of the Board assuming the position held by Robert Wells. Fulton Jeffers was reappointed as the Board's attorney. Click on the title to see photographs and the Board's agenda for the meeting. Photographs include at the top, from left to right, Board members Penny Nicholson, Robert Wells, Margo Green-Gale and Clerk of the Court Charles Horner. Board Chairman Warner Sumpter and Vice Chairman Dan Kuebler are shown in the next two photographs respectively.
FY 2016 Budget Survey

FY 2016 Budget Survey SCPS is beginning its budget planning for FY 2016. Parents, students, community stakeholders and employees are asked to complete a brief ten question survey about aspects of the school system that drive budget decisions. Please complete the survey. Your input is important. Click on the title to find the link.
Input Needed on the J.M. Tawes Project

Input Needed on the J.M. Tawes Project As part of the feasibility study to improve the J.M. Tawes Technology & Career Center, a survey is being conducted about the programs that should be offered to the students in Somerset County. Students, parents, and community members are encouraged to use the link provided to take the survey. Click on the title for the link to the survey. This information will be used as part of the decision making process for the project.
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