Instruction: Virtual for all students  Registered speakers are required to call-in and enter the conference ID# at. No public access will be permitted. Community members who wish to submit a public comment may do so by submitting comments in writing at Contact Board of Education no later than 12:00 p.m. on Monday, May 18, 2020. Dates will be revised if needed. All speakers, regardless of affiliation, will receive 3-minutes per speaker. Where is My Report Card Edition" with Assistant Principal Spence to see how and where to access your report card on HAC. To do this effectively and efficiently, there will be a change to the attendance app where students in grades 4 through 12 “check in” each day. Students in Kindergarten through Grade 3 will beging using the Attendance App Pre-K students will not use the app and will be marked present each day. If the metrics continue to fall, or stay at the lower rates for a second week, our goal would be to return to our current hybrid at the beginning of the third week. A web survey has also been developed to provide, BUSINESS MEETING JANUARY 11, 2021 - 6:30PM, The Board of Education of Harford County Business Meeting will be held on January 11, 2021, at 6:30PM with only Board Members, staff, and presenters in attendance. Registrations must be received by 9:00AM on Monday, October 26, 2020. or visit the HCPS YouTube channel for a "tour" through the new meal kit! Disparaging comments, personal attacks, and inflammatory remarks about specific schools or personnel are not permitted. The Board of Education of Harford County Business Meeting will be held on December 7, 2020, at 6:30PM with only Board Members, staff, and presenters in attendance. Watch us LIVE! Buildings: Closed; staff receive additional instruction from your supervisor  Topics such as personnel matters, pending appeals, specific student disciplinary matters or which constitute commercial solicitations are not permitted. Registrations must be received by 9:00AM on Monday, November 9, 2020. On inclement weather days that virtual instruction is implemented, the same virtual schedule will be implemented that has been in place for the 2020-2021 school year. UPDATE: NOVEMBER 23, 2020 In that discussion, I will review the health metrics and decision trees that can be found in the HCPS Continuity of Learning Plan (COL). Speakers who engage in these comments will be reminded of the rules and the Board reserves the right to remove the speaker from the call. If you choose to continue virtual learning, any changes necessary to your child’s virtual learning schedule will be communicated at the appropriate time. -Email Address The Board has allotted two-hours for the Public Comments segment of the Business meeting. Learning Support Centers (LSC) will not re-open to students. Thank you and we look forward to receiving your response to your school’s survey/questionnaire by noon on October 16. 11. Email  All public comments submitted will be part of the records maintained by the Board office. ... Board of Education About the Board of Education Citizen Advisory Committees Collective Bargaining Live Stream and Media Archive Master Plan Meeting Information Office of Internal Audit Policies and Procedures Public Input on Policies Report Fraud NOTICE: OCTOBER 28, 2020 UPDATE: JANUARY 7, 2021 In accordance with Board policy, if the number of speakers impede the ability of the Board to complete scheduled business, the Board reserves the right to reduce the amount of time allotted per speaker, or overall time allotted for public comment. This option mirrors a typical inclement weather day when schools and offices are closed. In that discussion, I will review the health metrics and decision trees that can be found in the HCPS Continuity of Learning Plan (COL). If you are admitted from the virtual lobby to the meeting within the two-hour time constraint, you will be greeted by an HCPS staff member when it is time to begin your public comment. Meal Kits will be distributed once a week, on Friday's from 12:00-1:00 p.m.                                         1-day/week hybrid begins in Pre-K Disparaging comments, personal attacks, and inflammatory remarks about specific schools or personnel are not permitted. Your participation is essential to being prepared for the return of our students. Early Dismissal  BUSINESS MEETING - OCTOBER 26, 2020 - 6:30PM Disparaging comments, personal attacks, and inflammatory remarks about specific schools or personnel are not permitted. Topics such as personnel matters, pending appeals, specific student disciplinary matters or which constitute commercial solicitations are not permitted.                                         days/week in those grades) To provide consistency and remain aligned to current virtual instruction schedules, instruction will be synchronous on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday and asynchronous on Friday. Meal Benefit Update All parents/guardians will recieve the following information tonight, at 5:00 p.m. via Connect5, our mass communication system. Members of the team include school counselors, psychologists, nurses, school administrators, and more, who want to help guide conversations around any concerns or questions as students return to school. Report Cards on Home Access Center (HAC) for students in K-12 Registrations must be received by 9:00AM on Monday, December 21, 2020. On July 13, 2020 at 6:30PM, the Board of Education of Harford County Business Meeting will be hosted virtually. Speakers who engage in these comments will be reminded of the rules and the Board reserves the right to remove the speaker from the call. All public comments submitted will be part of the records maintained by the Board office. The meeting will be streamed live, BUSINESS MEETING DECEMBER 7, 2020 - 6:30PM, The Board of Education of Harford County Business Meeting will be held on December 7, 2020, at 6:30PM with only Board Members, staff, and presenters in attendance. The following information was shared with the HCPS community via email on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. Watch us LIVE! If you are admitted from the virtual lobby to the meeting within the two-hour time constraint, you will be greeted by an HCPS staff member when it is time to begin your public comment. Visit our website for additional information about the process and timeline. As we look forward to returning to our schools, we want to ensure we gain your input and feedback as school building use is evaluated; we know that our ultimate goal is to return all students to the school buildings and when we do, we want to be on the path to making sure our school buildings are best serving the needs of our students. Speakers will be notified when they have reached their 3-minute mark and callers will be removed from the meeting. 102 S. Hickory Avenue, Bel Air, MD 21014. 3. As a reminder, students in PreK through grade 3 are not currently required to use the attendance app. The Board expects that all comments will be submitted with the decorum and respect appropriate to the conduct of public  business. Schools will not be open to students. The proposed 2021-22 school calendar was presented to the Board of E... ducation on September 21, 2020. Local media outlets  the Board Room of the A.A. Roberty Building with only Board Members, staff, and presenters in attendance. 9. If you have questions about operations, like transportation, meals, cleaning protocols, playground use, etc. All public comments submitted will be part of the records maintained by the Board office. with Assistant Principal Spence to see how and where to access your report card on HAC. In accordance with Board policy, if the number of speakers impede the ability of the Board to complete scheduled business, the Board reserves the right to reduce the amount of time allotted per speaker, or overall time allotted for public comment. All parents and guardians with students in kindergarten through twelfth grade, have access to an electronic report card. HCPS.org  Grades are to be posted on HAC by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, November 20, 2020. The meeting will be streamed live and archived for later viewing on the HCPS Website. On September 14, 2020, at 6:30PM, the Board of Education of Harford County Business Meeting will be hosted virtually. All speakers, regardless of affiliation, will receive two-minutes per speaker. This evening, families in PreK- Grade 3 will receive the following message: Speakers will be notified when they have reached their 3-minute mark and callers will be removed from the meeting. On August 10, 2020 at 6:30PM, the Board of Education of Harford County Business Meeting will be hosted virtually. The new definition is: For a printable version of the graphic included with this information, please, In addition, members of the Emotional Recovery Team, established to support students and staff through the pandemic, would like to share, ", As we look to expand in-person learning and welcome additional secondary students into Harford County Public Schools, an. In addition, members of the Emotional Recovery Team, established to support students and staff through the pandemic, would like to share, "How to Talk to Your Children About Returning to School," as more students join us on Monday, October 19, 2020. The following information must be provided in the contact form when submitting comments: Speakers are reminded that public comments are considered public information and, as such, are subject to the Maryland Public Information Act. Speakers who engage in these comments will be reminded of the rules and the Board reserves the right to remove the speaker from the call. 10. This decision may be implemented at times of widespread internet or power outages when virtual instruction is not feasible. CSP program begins in middle school up to 4 days/week, If you have questions about operations, like transportation, meals, cleaning protocols, playground use, etc. Harford County's Board of Education. If you respond to your school’s. Meal Kit Pick Up Date Change! Registered speakers will receive an email from HCPS with a Call-in Phone # and Conference ID #. All fields on the registration form must be completed. Dates will be revised if needed. The meeting will be streamed live. Public Comment Participation Call-In Process. We continue to follow guidance from the CDC and work in partnership with the Harford County Health Department. When a specific report time is available, it will be provided to those staff members. BOARD OF EDUCATION OF HARFORD COUNTY NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT PARTICIPATION, BUSINESS MEETING - NOVEMBER 9, 2020 - 6:30PM. If you choose to continue virtual learning, any changes necessary to your child’s virtual learning schedule will be communicated at the appropriate time. As more students return to in-person learning in Harford County Public Schools, school staff will continue to track which students are in the buildings each day. The implementation of virtual instruction has changed the way Harford County Public Schools will manage inclement weather days. as such, are subject to the Maryland Public Information Act. BUSINESS MEETING DECEMBER 21, 2020 - 6:30PM, The Board of Education of Harford County Business Meeting will be held on December 21, 2020, at 6:30PM with only Board Members, staff, and presenters in attendance. HCPS social media pages  Registrations must be received by 9:00AM on Monday, October 12, 2020. The meeting will be streamed live and archived for later viewing on the HCPS Website. The Harford County Sheriff’s Office was recently approved to spend more than $400,000 on a second armored vehicle for its fleet. During an early closing, instruction would end 3 hours early for all students, including those learning virtually. BUSINESS MEETING - OCTOBER 12, 2020 - 6:30PM, The Board of Education of Harford County Business Meeting will be held on October 12, 2020, at 6:30PM in, Community members who wish to provide comments during the Public Comments segment of the Business meeting are required to register by completing this, SUPERINTENDENT'S STUDENT ADVISORY COUNCIL, Teleconference Meeting - Live Stream only, Public Notice to Participate in Board of Education Business Meeting. Buildings: Closed; staff receive additional instruction from your supervisor  Food and Nutrition will continue to provide meal kits on Friday from 12:00-1:00 p.m. Sports and conditioning schedules are on hold. This option allows HCPS to make the decision and provide notification to families and staff much earlier without having to make up a day of instruction at the end of the school year. This decision may be implemented at times of widespread internet or power outages when virtual instruction is not feasible. BUSINESS MEETING DECEMBER 21, 2020 - 6:30PM, The Board of Education of Harford County Business Meeting will be held on December 21, 2020, at 6:30PM with only Board Members, staff, and presenters in attendance. in the buildings when students return, please review the. No public access will be permitted. Registered speakers are required to Call-in and enter the Conference ID# at 6:30PM on Monday, October 26, 2020. The Board of Education of Harford County Business Meeting will be held on November 9, 2020, at 6:30PM in the Board Room of the A.A. Roberty Building with only Board Members, staff, and presenters in attendance. 1. In accordance with Board policy, if the number of speakers impede the ability of the Board to complete scheduled business, the Board reserves the right to reduce the amount of time allotted per speaker, or overall time allotted for public comment. Currently, the USDA extended waiver provides free meals to all students, regardless of eligibility. Registered speakers will receive an email from HCPS with a Call-in Phone # and Conference ID #. We are pleased to share that we have successfully distributed devices that were offered to all Harford County Public Schools (HCPS) students. All fields on the registration form must be completed. 7. If there are any additional questions or concerns, please contact your child’s teacher. UPDATE: NOVEMBER 2, 2020 Speakers are reminded that public comments are considered public information and, in the buildings when students return, please review the Continuity of Learning Plan. The Maryland State Department of Education has approved the inclusion of virtual instruction days among the 180 minimum required academic days each school year, so these days will not have to be made up at the end of the school year. These days would potentially need to be made up at the end of the school year. This information will be sent to all contacts in our mass communication system at 4:30 p.m. TODAY Beginning November 23, 2020, students in Kindergarten through grade 3 will be required to use the attendance app to check in each day. 6. Community members who wish to provide comments during the Public Comments segment of the Business meeting are required to register by completing this Public Comment Registration Form. UPDATE: DECEMBER 14, 2020 As a result of the current attendance numbers in our schools, and the guidance provided by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Maryland Department of Health (MDH) recommending 6 feet of social distancing, the timeline to begin 2 days per week of in-person learning, must be re-evaluated. If there are any additional questions or concerns, please contact your child’s teacher. Registered speakers are required to call-in and enter the conference ID# at 6:30PM on Monday, November 9, 2020. Instruction: Virtual for all students  This will help school staff gather data quickly about which students are working from home or working from the school each day. All public comments submitted will be part of the records maintained by the Board office. Candidates must file in person at the Harford County Board of Elections located at 133 Industry Lane, Forest Hill, MD 21050.Appointments are recommended and can be made by calling (410) 638-3565.Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM. 7. *Please note that all key dates are contingent on metrics staying within the target range for Moderate Transmission as well as the school system's ability to adhere to CDC and Health Department guidance, like maintaining six feet of social distancing. Buildings: Closed early for staff; staff receive additional instruction from your supervisor  Throughout the pandemic, the HCPS Food and Nutrition Department has been working hard to ensure families across Harford County have access to food. We look forward to going through this process with you. Community members who wish to provide comments during the Public Comments segment of the Business meeting are required to register by completing this form Public Comment Registration Form. Click here to go directly to the survey. I encourage you to tune into the Board meeting this evening via the Live Stream at 6:30 p.m. on hcps.org. In prior years, inclement weather delays and closings have resulted in scheduling challenges and instructional disruption for students, staff and families, as well as unpredictability about when the school year will end. using the following link: Contact Board of Education . This is an important update about the free and reduced meal benefit program. An Important Message from Harford County Public Schools LEARN MORE. 9. By being able to use virtual instruction during inclement weather days, HCPS will be able to follow the academic calendar as scheduled. Where is My Report Card Edition". Community members who wish to provide comments during the Public Comments segment of the Business meeting are required to register by completing this form Public Comment Registration Form. UPDATE: NOVEMBER 19, 2020 During an early closing, instruction would end 3 hours early for all students, including those learning virtually. Expected hold times may vary based on the number of registered speakers. The implementation of virtual instruction has changed the way Harford County Public Schools will manage inclement weather days. The Maryland State Department of Education has approved the inclusion of virtual instruction days among the 180 minimum required academic days each school year, so these days will not have to be made up at the end of the school year. This message will be sent to middle and high school parents/guardians by your school with the specific survey/questionnaire linked at approximately 5:00 p.m.  The Board of Education of Harford County Business Meeting will be held on Monday, October 26, 2020, at 6:30PM in the Board Room of the A.A. Roberty Building with only Board Members, staff, and presenters in attendance. The Board of Education of Harford County Business Meeting will be held on December 7, 2020, at 6:30PM with only Board Members, staff, and presenters in attendance. As shared when the plan was released, HCPS anticipated adjustments may need to be made. Students who are already part of in-person learning cohorts, whether 5 days per week, or one day per week, will continue to attend in-person learning on their current schedule. Harford County Public Schools added a new photo. County metrics have reached 15+ per 100,000 daily positive cases and the rate of positive cases is at or above 5%. The meeting will be streamed live and archived for later viewing on the HCPS Website. To provide consistency and remain aligned to current virtual instruction schedules, instruction will be synchronous on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday and asynchronous on Friday. 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