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The Kent County Board of Education has five elected members, each serving four-year terms, and a student member from Kent County High School selected to serve for a one-year term. The Board of Education regularly meets on the second Monday of the month at the Kent County Public Schools Central Office, 5608 Boundary Ave., Rock Hall.

Meeting Information

The next regularly scheduled monthly meeting of the Board of Education of Kent County will be held on Monday, July 8, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Open session will be immediately followed by the Board Members going into closed session. The open session will resume at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be located at the Administrative Building in the Board Room, 5608 Boundary Ave., Rock Hall.

Our Board

The core values of the Kent County Board of Education:
Students first
Fiscal Responsibility

Meet the Board photo of board members and link to biography page.

Ethics Panel and Policy

The Ethics Panel is charged with receiving and maintaining documents such as financial disclosure forms, providing advisory opinions and reviewing alleged ethics violations.
Three members comprise the Ethics Panel in accordance with Kent County Board of Education policy.
Members must be residents of Kent County. Membership restrictions include current Board of Education members and school officials, employees and their spouses.
Appointments to the Ethics Panel are confirmed by the Board of Education.
Ethics Panel members are appointed to three-year terms. Members are eligible for reappointment.

Superintendent Search

The search begins for our next superintendent — with KCPS logo

On Jan. 8, 2024, the Kent County Board of Education agreed to move forward with a search for a new superintendent of schools for Kent County Public Schools, with the successful candidate to begin no later than July 1, 2024. Click here or on the image to learn more about our search process.


Board News

Superintendent's Report from Dr. McComas, with her photo and our school logos

July Superintendent’s Report

From Dr. Mary Boswell-McComas, Superintendent of Kent County Public Schools, as given at the Kent County Board of Education meeting Monday, July 8.
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New program: Marine Services Technician Training, with the CTE logo and photo of a boat

KCHS to offer marine services course

Kent County Public Schools has partnered with Chesapeake College to offer a Marine Services Technician Training program this fall.
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The Kent County Board of Education named Dr. Mary Boswell-McComas the next superintendent of schools Monday, June 10. From left are board members Frank Rhodes, Francoise Sullivan, Alden Swanson, Aretha Dorsey, Dr. McComas, retiring superintendent Dr. Kare

Dr. McComas named next superintendent

Dr. Mary Boswell-McComas is bringing her decades of experience in education to Kent County Public Schools as the next superintendent.
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Outgoing student member of the Kent County Board of Education Madison Messick, left, welcomes the incoming student board member Alden Swanson Monday, June 10.

Student board member passes the torch

Now that Madison Messick has graduated from Kent County High School, she also has officially passed the torch as the student member of the Board of Education here.
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