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Board of Education of Harford County
102 South Hickory Avenue, Bel Air, MD 21014

Senate Bill 629 (2009 Session of the Maryland General Assembly), effective July 1, 2009, changes the Board of Education of Harford County from a fully appointed Board to an elected-appointed Board consisting of six elected members and three members appointed by the Governor of the State of Maryland for four-year terms to be phased in over a period of time. For details on Senate Bill 629, visit In addition, there is a student representative to the Board who serves a one-year term while a high school senior. The student is elected by the Harford County Regional Association of Student Councils.

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Board Meeting Information

Regular meetings of the Board of Education are normally held on the second and fourth Monday of each month (except July and August) at 6:30 p.m. Special meetings may also be held throughout the year. All meetings are announced in advance in the newspapers or the HCPS web site and in other print/electronic media including the Harford Cable Network. Meetings are open to the public unless otherwise announced.

If you wish to appear before the board, please complete a public comment form located at the entrance of the Board room. Comment cards must be completed and placed in the comment box prior to the start of the Board meeting. Cards will be collected and called in the order received. Those who wish to speak after the Board meeting has started, may submit their comments in writing to the Board President at 102 S. Hickory Avenue, Bel Air, MD 21014. Please note the following time restrictions for public comments. Three minutes - Individual. Five minutes - Group Representation.

To request disability-related reasonable accommodations, please call (410) 838-7300 voice, 7-1-1 TTY or e-mail at least three days prior to the meeting/event.

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Teresa Schmid
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