Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Howard County School Board Candidates (Wed. Oct. 19th)

(Update 11/9/16: Three newcomers were elected to the 7-member Board of Education: Kirsten Coombs, Christina Delmont-Small, and Mavis Ellis.)

As the General Election approaches, we also have an important Howard County School Board race this year.

The independent School Board directly controls $617.5M (58.8%) of Howard County's entire FY17 Operating Budget, and Howard County has set aside an $891.3M Capital Program for education.

Date: Wed., Oct.19, 2016
Time: 6pm - 9pm (Meet and Greet 6-7 pm, Forum 7-9 pm)
Location: Forest Ridge Elementary School (cafeteria), 9550 Gorman Road, Laurel, MD 20723

The Savage Community Association (SCA) and Forest Ridge Elementary PTA have partnered to bring you a forum for the upcoming Howard County Board of Education candidates prior to the election. Come meet the current BOE members and candidates on the ballot.

The 2016 SCA-PTA Howard County Board of Education Forum is set for Wednesday October 19th at Forest Ridge Elementary School cafeteria from 6 PM - 9 PM.

There is a meet and greet that runs from 6 PM - 7 PM, and then the Candidate Forum will run from 7 PM - 9 PM.

The six candidates that made it through the primary and will compete for three seats on the School Board are:
  • Kirsten Coombs
  • Vicky Cutroneo
  • Christina Delmont-Small
  • Mavis Ellis
  • Robert Wayne Miller
  • Janet Siddiqui

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