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Accelerate Learning at WCPS: 2021-2022

Washington County Public Schools (WCPS) is sharing the school reopening plan for the 2021-2022 school year. This was developed in accordance with requirements from the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) and to provide a safe and healthy learning environment for in-person learning while the COVID-19 pandemic continues. 

The plan will be available on the WCPS website throughout the school year and will be updated at least every six months. 

This document contains important information about Washington County Public Schools’ reopening plans for the 2021-2022 school year. If you are unable to read it, please have someone explain it to you in a language you understand, or call 301-766-2977.

Este documento contiene información importante sobre los planes de reapertura de las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Washington para el año escolar 2021-2022. Si no puede leerlo, pídale a alguien que se lo explique en un idioma que comprenda o llame al 301-766-2977.

Ce document contient des informations importantes sur les plans de réouverture des écoles publiques du comté de Washington pour l'année scolaire 2021-2022. Si vous ne parvenez pas à le lire, demandez à quelqu'un de vous l'expliquer dans une langue que vous comprenez ou appelez le 301-766-2977.

VIEW THE ACCELERATE LEARNING AT WCPS 2021-2022 SCHOOL REOPENING PLAN

the arp esser fund

The ARP ESSER fund is providing nearly $122 billion to States to support schools in safely reopening and sustaining safe operations of schools while meeting the academic, social, emotional, and mental health needs of students resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. WCPS is being provided $55,329,089. 

VIEW THE DRAFT WCPS ARP ESSER III FUND APPLICATION AND CERTIFICATIONS

WCPS received the ARP ESSER grant application on June 25, 2021 and additional requirements from the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) on July 9, 2021. Throughout the pandemic, WCPS has incorporated broad stakeholder feedback in plans to safely return students to schools and accelerate learning. That feedback continues to be considered in the draft WCPS ARP ESSER plan.