The Garrett County Board of Education voted on November 10, 2020 to move students to a red, fully virtual learning model beginning Thursday, November 12, 2020, and continuing until at least Thursday, December 10, 2020. GCPS is also cancelling all in-person extra-curricular activities, athletic events, and practices effective immediately.

Anyone with a question or concern may contact public.info@garrettcountyschools.org, and you will receive a response.

There have been 797 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Garrett County.

Please continue to check our website and the GCPS Coronavirus Updates page for more information.

Board of Education

Board of Education
40 South Second Street
Oakland, MD 21550
Phone 301.334.8931
Fax 301.334.7621

Policies and Procedures

Open Policies and Procedures Handbook

Please Note: Garrett County Public Schools is now leveraging the National School Board Association (NSBA) system for codifying school board policies and district regulations. We are currently in the process of revising our policy and procedures to reflect this. Please refer to this as necessary when a policy/procedure item is classified using the recently adopted NSBA system.


The system is contained in 12 sections, or chapters, as follows:

Code
Section
A
Foundations and Basic Commitments
B
School Board Governance and Operations
C
General School Administration
D
Fiscal Management
E
Support Services
F
Facilities Planning and Development
G
Personnel
H
Negotiations
I
Instruction
J
Students
K
School-Community- Home Relations
L
Education Agency Relations
 

Please also note: We are also transitioning all policies and procedures onto BoardDocs.

Draft Policies and Procedures

The below policies are awaiting the Board of Education review and approval. In some cases, the corresponding procedure is also listed below for review. To review these draft documents, select the links below. Please note, red text indicates additions and strikethrough indicates text to be omitted.

 

Recently Adopted Policies and Procedures

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Recently Retired Policies and Procedures

 
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To submit feedback regarding the Draft Policies, please email: policies@garrettcountyschools.org

Please include the Policy or Procedure number you are referencing in the email. Thank you.