About the Board

  • Board of Education of Anne Arundel County - 2019-2020 - Board Members photo 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 

    The public can view the agenda for the next Board meeting here. Those wishing to offer testimony to the Board at a meeting can sign up online here or by phone at 410-222-5311 (during normal business hours) between the time the agenda is made public on the Friday before a Board meeting and 4 p.m. on the day before a Board meeting.

    The Board will continue to hear testimony on agenda items when those items are before the Board. Testimony on items not on the agenda will be heard during the Public Comment portion of Board meetings. To assist the Board, speakers during the Public Comment portion will be grouped by topic. An invitation to the audience will still be made for agenda items. Those who sign up and are not present when their name is called will forfeit their opportunity to speak. 

    Regardless of whether the testimony is offered on an agenda item or during Public Comment, student-specific concerns, personnel issues, and items under appeal or pending appeal cannot be discussed before the Board.

    Complete information on testifying at Board meetings

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


Communications with the Board

  • Board Members may be contacted by phone or email. View contact information for individual Board members.

    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.