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Policy Area Committees

Malik Roberts, an admissions counselor and 2021 graduate of Towson University, speaks to Kent County High School students in the Tom McHugh Black Box Theater Tuesday, Oct. 4 as part of Maryland College Application Week.A college admissions counselor speaks to Kent County High School students in the Tom McHugh Black Box Theater. College and Career Readiness is one of the pillars of the Blueprint for Maryland's Future. 

Blueprint Policy Area Committees
Kent County Public Schools has established committees focused on the four pillars of the Blueprint for Maryland's Future.

Policy Area 1: Early Childhood Education
Policy Area 2: Highly Qualified and Diverse Teachers and Leaders
Policy Area 3: College and Career Readiness
Policy Area 4: More Resources to Ensure All Students Are Successful

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Mission and Vision
The purpose of the Blueprint Policy Area Committees is to: 
1. Share information and collect feedback pertinent to each policy area; 
2. Empower stakeholders through the co-creation of Blueprint programs; 
3. Work collaboratively to strengthen teaching and learning by meeting all requirements of the Blueprint. 
                       
Members of the Blueprint Policy Area Committees participate meaningfully by: 
1. Learning about the implications of the Blueprint on programs in Kent County Public Schools; 
2. Sharing their opinions, questions, and concerns related to the implementation of the Blueprint;
3. Making suggestions to improve teaching and learning through the implementation of the Blueprint;
4. Actively sharing their knowledge of the Blueprint with the larger school community and beyond.

Committee Membership
The four Blueprint Policy Area Committees consist of 67 total members and include Central Office staff, school-based staff, principals and assistant principals and members of the community. Community members may include local business owners, childcare providers, the Department of Social Services, the Chamber of Commerce, health care providers, retired educators and representatives from higher education. A breakdown is shown in the graph below.

Pie Chart of committee membership: Parents 11.9%; Community Members 41.8%; Central; Office 16.4%; Teachers and School Staff 20.9%; Principals 9.0%

Meeting Agendas 
Policy Area 1: Early Childhood Education

Policy Area 2: Highly Qualified and Diverse Teachers and Leaders

Policy Area 3: College and Career Readiness

Policy Area 4: More Resources to Ensure All Students Are Successful

Mandated Reporting
FY 2022 School Behavioral Health Report
2022 Technology Spending Report
Report on Use of Federal and State Funding: due Dec. 1, 2022
Report on Eligible Public and Private Pre-K providers: due Dec. 1, 2022 
Report on FY 2022 Tutoring: due Dec. 1, 2022