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BOE Seeking Public Comment on Proposed Changes to Policies on Bullying, Harassment or Intimidation and on Threat Assessment

Posted September 4, 2019

Hagerstown, MD (September 4, 2019) - The Washington County Board of Education (BOE), at its September 3, 2019 business meeting, approved the first reading of proposed changes to Policy JFH, entitled "Policy Prohibiting Bullying, Harassment or Intimidation," and Policy JLD, entitled, "School Safety - Threat Assessment team and Behavior Threat Assessment Policy."

The BOE's Policy Committee is seeking comments from the community on the proposed changes, which are displayed in PDFs under Documents to the right of this page. You may submit your comments on or before September 13, 2019, electronically to the members of the Committee and to the staff liaison to the Committee. The e-mail addresses are as follows:

Mrs. Jacqueline Fischer, Committee Chairperson: FischJac@wcps.k12.md.us
Mr. Stan Stouffer, Committee Member: StoufSta@wcps.k12.md.us
Mrs. Melissa Williams, Committee Member: WilliMel@wcps.k12.md.us
Mr. Anthony Trotta, Chief Legal Counsel and Staff Liaison to the Committee: TrottAnt@wcps.k12.md.us

You may also submit written comments on or before September 13, 2019, to the members of the Committee and to the staff liaison to the Committee at the following mailing address:

Mrs. Jacqueline Fischer, Policy Committee Chairperson
Mr. Stan Stouffer, Policy Committee Member
Mrs. Melissa Williams, Policy Committee Member
Anthony J. Trotta, Chief Legal Counsel and Staff Liaison to the Committee

Washington County Board of Education
10435 Downsville Pike
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

In the event you need a hard copy of the policies, you may contact the Public Information Office at 301.766.2846. It is anticipated that proposed changes to Policy JFH and Policy JLD will be submitted to the Board of Education at its public business meeting on September 17, 2019 for the second reading and the Board’s final review and approval.