Who Says the Winter is Slow?
Registration for the 2019 MD&DC ASBO Spring Conference is Open
You can see the agenda, summary of class sessions, information on the keynote speaker and more on the ASBO website here:
The 2019 ASBO International Conference
Announcement of Josephine Gay Scholarship
Volunteer with ASBO MD&DC - learn more by clicking on the flyer
Where do you find solutions to the common issues we all have in our school systems? This FREE webinar series will not only offer you solutions to concerns you have at your district, but may also help identify matters you are not aware of. Webinar topics include:
- Getting Ready for ESSA, February 19, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
(moderated by Allovue, Inc.)
- Living 30 Years Without a Paycheck, March 21, 2019 (moderated by AXA Retirement Planning)
Other topics include:
- Components of an Effective Preventative Maintenance Plan
- Lowering Prescription Costs, and
- How to Improve the Efficiency of Your On-Line Procurement Process
For more detailed information visit:
New Maryland Education Funding Formulas Delayed
The Safe to Learn Act of 2018
Seven Strategies to Improve School Safety
Without a doubt, the most pressing issue in schools today is safety. It seems like a week can’t go by without hearing about a school shooting or someone talking about school safety fears. The Washington Post recently reported a startling statistic that indicated more students have died in school shootings in 2018 than U.S. military members killed during deployment this year. Hardly a day goes by in school when I’m not thinking, “What would I do if shots went off here?” How can principals take action to protect our school community? Here are seven strategies to help keep your school safer...read more
Looking for extra resources on school safety?
Award Nomination Deadline Quickly Approaching
Each year, ASBO MD&DC recognizes excellence demonstrated by its membership in a number of ways. Click HERE for an overview of all of our awards and scholarships which recognize; exemplary service and commitment, dedication to education, best practices, and commitment to the ideals of the association.
The following award deadlines are coming up soon and will be announced at the 67th Annual ASBO MD&DC Spring Conference:
Fay Miller Education Award – deadline to submit nominations April 1st (click award name for description and submission guidelines)
Kenneth Nickoles Emerging Leader Award – deadline to submit nominations April 15th (click award name for description and submission guidelines)
Did you know that Bob Wilkinson, Director of Maintenance and Operations at FCPS was awarded the ASBO International Pinnacle of Excellence Award? Congratulations to Bob on this prestigious achievement. See the details HERE, or watch the video below of The 2018 Pinnacle Awards Recipients, which includes Bob Wilkinson's presentation at the end.
Maryland names six new Blue Ribbon schools for the 2018-19 school year
Six Maryland school systems had schools achieve Blue Ribbon school status:
Baltimore, Calvert, Frederick, Howard, Prince Georges and Worcester Counties each had schools achieve Blue Ribbon status. Read the details HERE.