Superintendent’s Post-Entry Plan

Dear Families, Community and Staff,

As the new Superintendent of Caroline County Public Schools (CCPS), the purpose of my Entry Plan has been to guide the work for the first six months of the new administration, provide accountability to the School Board, and community during the transition and to begin looking forward for the years to come.

During this transition, it has been my privilege to spend time in our schools with the talented teachers, dedicated leaders, curious students, and supportive parents of our school division as well as members of the larger community. Additionally, I have worked diligently with my division staff to establish clear expectations for teamwork and communication. Externally, I have connected with local elected officials, military partners, state education leaders, regional superintendents, civic leaders, business leaders, faith-based organizations, community college partners, non-profit and philanthropic organizations, local media, and numerous educational partners. I firmly believe that collectively we understand that the success of our county is inextricably tied to the strength of this school system.

Moving forward I will continue to reach out to our community for input on how we can better serve our students and the greater community. To assist me in this work, I have established several superintendent advisory groups which I plan to meet with throughout the school year. A student advisory group will enable me to hear from our most important customer regarding issues that impact student safety, academic achievement or climate. Our teacher, parent, and support staff advisory groups will allow me to remain engaged and abreast of important issues that impact the quality of our schools.

Thank you for the opportunity to share with you what I have learned in this post-entry plan report. As we move forward into a new year, the work priorities outlined in this document will ensure that we remain focused on the important work of building a strong foundation of learning for every child.

Please enjoy a well-deserved winter break! I look forward to serving with you in 2016!

Sincerely,
George Parker, III, Ph.D.
Superintendent

CMS National Junior Honor Society

Several members of the Caroline Middle School’s National Junior Honor
Society helped to wrap Christmas gifts for fifty chosen students after
twenty-six of our very own deputys from the Caroline County Sheriff
Department ventured out to Walmart for a shopping spree!

The National Junior Honor Society students were honored to be a part of
the blessing of the Cops 4 Kids program. We would like to thank Major
Scott Moser for reaching out to our scholars with this heart warming
opportunity. Students reported on Monday with only great news and
excitement on what they experienced at the Community Center on
Saturday, December 7th.

On behalf on the National Junior Honor Society, we would like to give
special thanks to our Sheriff Tony Lippa and his entire staff for
their compassion for our schools and the entire Caroline Community.

Shermeka Baker-Latney, Sponsor

COPS-4-KIDS

CMS ​JAMES FARMER SCHOLARS

Caroline Middle James Farmer Scholars go beyond the school walls to show their compassion for others!

James Farmer Scholars, sponsors​,​ and parents spent their Saturday providing lunch and making Gingerbread houses at the Thurman Brisben Homeless Shelter on December 5, 2015. The Scholars were so excited of the opportunity to cook, serve​,​ and make their very own custom made Gingerbread houses to give to all children at a home that was built on “LOVE​.​” This was a great experience and our CMS​ ​James Farmer Scholars look forward to other opportunities to serve in the community and surrounding areas.

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