About the Board

  • 2019 Board Members The Board of Education of Anne Arundel County consists of eight adult members -- four elected and four appointed by the Governor -- as well as one student member who is elected by county students and appointed by the Governor, who serves a one-year term. Beginning in 2020, the Board will consist of seven adult elected members and a student member. 

Meeting Details

  • The Board typically meets twice a month during the school year. On the first Wednesday, the Board will meet at 8:30 a.m. in an Open Session before proceeding into a Closed Session. The Board meeting will resume in an Open Session at 10:00 a.m. On the third Wednesday, the Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. in an Open Session before proceeding into a Closed Session. The board meeting will resume in an Open Session at 7:00 p.m. Changes in dates could alter this schedule. 

    Speaking at Board Meetings 

    Those wishing to offer comment during the Public Comment portion of the meeting (for items not appearing on the agenda) must fill out cards prior to the Board establishing the agenda order in the early portion of its meeting. Those arriving after the agenda order has been approved, or who do not fill out cards to speak during the Public Comment portion may submit written testimony to the Board. Written testimony is also accepted at any time. Testimony on agenda items will be heard when those items are before the Board. While those wishing to testify on agenda items must still fill out cards, an invitation to the audience will be made for these items.

    Carol S. Parham Building
    2644 Riva Road
    Annapolis, MD 21401

    Exceptions to this schedule can be found here

    Special meetings, such as budget hearings, are scheduled annually. All meetings are open to the public & citizen participation is encouraged. At regularly scheduled Board meetings, citizens may comment during discussion of specific agenda items about items of personal interest not appearing on the agenda durng the Public Comment portion of the meeting.

Communications with the Board

  • Board Members may be contacted by phone or email. Contact information for individual Board members can be found here.

    General questions about Board operations should be directed to the Board Office at 410-222-5311 or boardoffice@aacps.org.

    Communications with Board Members or the Board of Education Office - including the phone numbers and email and home addresses contained in them - are part of the public domain and may be subject to disclosure under the Maryland Public Information Act.