• UPDATE: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - Code Blue – Schools are closed. Central and Regional Offices will open two hours late. All 12-month personnel are expected to report. A Liberal Leave policy will be in effect for non-emergency personnel. Evening High School Classes and Spring Registration are also cancelled for tonight.

    The TAG Center Showcase scheduled for tonight is cancelled and will be rescheduled.

    Miércoles, 17 de enero de 2018: Código azul. Todas las escuelas están cerradas. Las oficinas centrales y regionales abrirán dos horas tarde. Todos los empleados de 12 meses deben reportarse al trabajo. Estará vigente la política de licencia liberal para el personal que no es de emergencia. Las clases nocturnas de la escuela superior y la inscripción de primavera se han cancelado para esta noche.

    La exposición del Centro TAG (Talentosos y Dotados) programada para esta noche se ha cancelado y se programará para una nueva fecha.

Board of Education

  • District 8 Member Edward Burroughs, III - Bio

    Biography

    Edward Burroughs IIIEdward Burroughs III is currently the youngest elected official in the State of Maryland, serving on the Prince George's County Board of Education as Board Member for District 8. A strong advocate for student achievement and activism, he believes that all students can excel with the proper support, guidance and resources.

    While attending Crossland High School, he served as the Student Board Member and made history when he was re-elected for two consecutive terms. His professional interests focus on early childhood education, literacy, sound financial governance, community/parental involvement and ensuring that all PGCPS students will be able to compete globally upon graduation.

    Additionally, he has served as a member of the Disability Issues Advisory Board, the Superintendent's Advisory Counsel and the Young Elected Officials Network. He was recently honored with the Prince George's County 40 under 40 Award and Who's Who in Prince George's County for his outstanding work on the Prince George's County Board of Education.

    Mr. Burroughs is currently a senior at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, double majoring in Political Science and Spanish. He currently resides in Temple Hills, Maryland with his family.