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A.A. Roberty Building
102 S. Hickory Avenue, Bel Air, Maryland 21014
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Agenda

MondayOctober 122020

Board Business Meeting: 6:30PM - Board Room
***This meeting of the Board of Education of Harford County will be conducted in a hybrid fashion, with Board members in attendance either in-person or via teleconference.***
102 S. Hickory Avenue
A.A. Roberty Building
Bel Air, MD 21014

SPECIAL NOTICE: Due to COVID-19, this meeting will be conducted in a hybrid fashion, with Board members, required staff and presenters in attendance either in-person or via teleconference. There is no public access to the A. A. Roberty Building, 102 S. Hickory Avenue, Bel Air, MD 21014. The agenda and materials are available on www.hcps.org under Board of Education meetings. In light of the logistical/technological issues involved with allowing public comment, it is anticipated that the Board will vote to waive the requirement that the Board receive in-person public comment, and that, in substitution for in-person public comment, the Board will receive public comment as more fully described in the public comment notice.

The Audio Live Stream is available on HCPS.ORG/BOE/LIVESTREAM.

*Times are approximate
6:30 PM
Call to Order: Board President
Quorum Roll Call
Pledge of Allegiance
Adoption of Agenda
6:35 PM A.

Request to Waive, In Part, Provisions of Board Policy 22-0008-000 Public Participation at Board Open Meetings or Public Hearings

6:40 PM B.

Board Member Comments

7:00 PM C.

Public Comments

7:45 PM D.

Consent Agenda

1.

Affirmation of Monthly Contracts:  September 2020

2.

Minutes of Previous Board Meeting(s):  September 14, 2020, September 21, 2020

3.

Contract Award:  Door Locks and Hardware

7:50 PM E.

Presentation on the Office of Equity and Cultural Proficiency Upcoming Professional Development, Dr. Paula Stanton, Supervisor of Equity and Cultural Proficiency

8:10 PM F.

Presentation of Proposed Revision to Non-Discrimination Board Policy 24-0002-000, Patrick P. Spicer, Esq.

8:30 PM G.

Presentation of FY2022 Capital Improvement Program - Local Priorities

Mr. Cornell Brown, Assistant Superintendent for Operations, Ms. Patti Jo Beard, Executive Director of Facilities Management, Mr. Chris Morton, Supervisor of Planning and Construction, Ms. Missy Valentino, Facilities Planner

8:50 PM H.

Discussion on Return to In-Person Learning Plan, Dr. Sean Bulson, Superintendent of Schools  

9:20 PM I.

Superintendent's Report

9:30 PM J.

Future Meetings Review
Adjournment

NOTE: PUBLISHED AGENDAS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

FORTHCOMING MEETINGS
Date Time Place Event
MondayOctober 262020 6:30PM Harford County Public Schools, A.A. Roberty Building, Board Room Board Business Meeting
MondayOctober 262020 5:30PM Harford County Public Schools, A.A. Roberty Building, Board Room Board Open Session
MondayNovember 92020 6:30PM Harford County Public Schools, A.A. Roberty Building, Board Room Board Business Meeting
MondayNovember 92020 5:15PM Harford County Public Schools, A.A. Roberty Building, Board Room Board Open Session
MondayNovember 162020 6:30PM Harford County Public Schools, A.A. Roberty Building, Board Room Board Business Meeting
MondayNovember 162020 5:15PM Harford County Public Schools, A.A. Roberty Building, Board Room Board Open Session

To request disability-related reasonable accommodations, please call 410-838-7300 voice, 7-1-1 TTY or e-mail Communications@hcps.org at least three days prior to the meeting/event. This document is available in alternative form upon request.
The Harford County Public School system does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or age in employment or programs or activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Inquiries regarding HCPS non-discrimination policies should be directed to Paula Stanton, Manager of Equity and Cultural Proficiency, 410-809-6065.

Harford County Board of Education Strategic Plan:
Goal 1: Prepare every student for success in postsecondary education and career.
Goal 2: Engage families and the community to be partners in the education of our students.
Goal 3: Hire and support highly effective staff who are committed to building their own professional capacity in order to increase student achievement.
Goal 4: Provide safe, secure, and healthy learning environments that are conducive to effective teaching and learning, creativity and innovation.
Board business meetings are recorded and aired by Harford Cable Network
Dr. Sean W. BulsonSuperintendent of Schools and Secretary-Treasurer
Jansen M. Robinson, President Elected Member, Councilmanic District A
Rachel Gauthier, Vice-President, Elected Member, Councilmanic District E
Dr. David Bauer, Elected Member, Councilmanic District B
Dr. Joyce Herold, Appointed Member-at-Large
Sonja Karwacki, Elected Member, Councilmanic District F
Dr. Carol L. Mueller, County Council Appointed Member, District C
Dr. Roy Phillips, Appointed Member-at-Large
Patrice J. Ricciardi, Appointed Member-at-Large
Tamera Rush, Elected Member, Councilmanic District D
Phoebe BaileyStudent Board Member
Teri SchmidBoard of Education Administrative Assistant