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WCBOE Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Changes to its Heat Acclimatization Policy

Posted October 20, 2021

Hagerstown, MD (October 20, 2021) - On October 20, 2021, the Washington County Board of Education (“Board”) approved the first reading of proposed changes to Policy JHG, entitled “Student-Athletes – Preseason Practice Heat Acclimatization.”

The Board’s Policy Committee (“Committee”) is seeking comments from the community at this time on the proposed changes to the policy, which is attached.  You may submit your comments electronically or by U.S. mail on or before October 29, 2021, to the members of the Committee and to the staff liaison to the Committee at the following addresses:

Email Address

Mr. Pieter Bickford, Committee Chairperson: BickfPie@wcps.k12.md.us
Mr. Stan Stouffer, Committee Member: StoufSta@wcps.k12.md.us
Mrs. Melissa Williams, Committee Member: WilliMel@wcps.k12.md.us
Ms. Ilissa Ramm, Chief Legal Counsel and Staff Liaison to the Committee: RammIli@wcps.k12.md.us 

Mailing Address

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

In the event you need a hard copy of the policy with the proposed changes, you may contact the Public Information Office at 301-766-2846.  The Committee anticipates submitting the proposed changes to Policy JHG to the Board of Education at its public business meeting on November 2, 2021, for the second reading and the Board’s final review and approval.

Thank you.

Notice Date: October 20, 2021