Garrett County Board of Education voted on February 2, 2021, to accept the Superintendent’s plan for the return to in-person learning. March 1: PK, K, Gr 1, and identified students return full days on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays. Wednesday is an asynchronous day. March 15: Grades 2-12 return full days on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays. Wednesday is an asynchronous day.

Anyone with a question or concern may contact, and you will receive a response.

There have been 1,847 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Garrett County. Current metrics from the Garrett County Health Department are: 7-Day Positivity Percentage: 2.36%; 7-Day Case Rate Per 100,000: 2.46

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

Human Resources


Welcome! We appreciate your interest in the Garrett County Public Schools!

Garrett County is the westernmost rural county in the State of Maryland. It borders the states of West Virginia and Pennsylvania and is a four season resort area. Our mountains, rivers, and lakes offer an abundance of scenic beauty and recreational activities. Garrett County's natural beauty is the perfect location to work where you love to play.

As a high-performing school district, Garrett County Public Schools continues to strive for growth and improvement in all facets of the organization. Garrett County Public Schools consist of 7 elementary schools, 1 elementary/middle combination, 2 middle schools, and 2 high schools. We are extremely proud of our students' academic achievement and the staff who teach and support them on a daily basis. The Office of Human Resources and Employee Relations strives to attract and retain highly-qualified employees at all levels and classifications.

Should you have any questions about our system or the employment process, please feel free to contact us.


Dr. Jane Wildesen, Director of Human Resources and Employee Relations

Angela Flanigan, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Human Resources Manager

Rebecca Sleeman, SHRM-CP, Human Resources Assistant