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Board Meetings

The Washington County Board of Education is currently following standard procedures for public meetings. The next public business meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 21 at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Center for Education Services, located at 10435 Downsville Pike in Hagerstown.  

The Board of Education supports public comment and participation at public business meetings. Community members are encouraged, but not required, to sign up in advance to speak during the public comment portion of the meeting. Individuals will speak in the order in which they are signed up. Speakers can sign up by contacting Debra A. Cechovic, Secretary to the Board of Education, by calling 301-766-2971. Callers should leave a message with their name and a callback phone number. Please note a public comment period is not included during Board of Education work sessions. 

In accordance with Board Policy KD, each speaker may speak for up to five (5) minutes. Speakers should introduce themselves, identify whether they are speaking as individuals or on behalf of an organization, and may provide a copy of their comments for further consideration by the Board members. Speakers may address any topic concerning Washington County Public Schools, except personnel or student matters that clearly identify an individual or individuals.

Board meetings are held twice per month. Generally, the Board holds a work session on the first Tuesday of each month beginning at 3:00 p.m. A business meeting is held on the third Tuesday of each month beginning at 6:00 p.m. All meetings are held at the Center for Education Services, 10435 Downsville Pike, Hagerstown, MD 21740. The first and third Tuesday of the month schedule may vary at times. The community can watch the Board of Education meetings live on the following platforms:

The community may also watch the Board of Education meetings live by clicking on he link in the window below when a Board meeting is being held.  

Prior WCBOE meetings are available on the WCPS YouTube channel and Facebook Page. 

For more information on processes and procedures at the Board of Education’s public business meetings, see Board Policy KD and Board Policy DBBA.  


Board Docs

You will be able to see the agendas of meetings prior to their scheduled times via BoardDocs.

Board Meeting Schedule

Date Closed
May 7 4:15 p.m. 3:00 p.m. 5:30 p.m.  
May 21 1:00 p.m.   3:30 p.m.  
June 4 4:45 p.m. 2:30 p.m.    
June 18 3:00 p.m.   6:00 p.m.  

Watch and Listen to Board Meetings Online

All past Board of Education meetings are now available on the WCPS YouTube Channel. The channel was established in order to provide an opportunity to view Board meeting videos without technical restrictions or the need for additional application downloads, as in the case of Apple users.