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  • News Release: Chief Executive Officer Dr. Kevin M. Maxwell Reappointed

    February 17, 2017
    For Immediate Release
    CONTACT:
    Office of Communications
    301-952-6001

    Statement from PGCPS Chief Executive Officer Dr. Kevin M. Maxwell on Reappointment

    I am gratified and humbled by Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker’s decision to reappoint me to a second term at the helm of this great school system. Prince George’s County is my home. Prince George’s County Public Schools is the place where I was educated and where I began my career. I remain committed to the children of Prince George’s County and excited to work alongside my colleagues as we continue our focus on high academic achievement, safe learning environments and effective leadership. I would also like to express my deep appreciation to the members of the Prince George’s County Board of Education for your partnership in service to our students and community. I look forward to our continued collaboration. 

    Statement from Prince George’s County Board of Education on Reappointment of PGCPS Chief Executive Officer Dr. Kevin M. Maxwell

    The Board of Education supports Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker’s decision to reappoint Dr. Kevin M. Maxwell to another term as Chief Executive Officer.

    We believe that the continuous improvement and growth of our school system is best served by having Dr. Maxwell at the helm. Dr. Maxwell is moving the system forward and improving student outcomes. Dr. Maxwell and the Board of Education have more work to do in accelerating student academic growth, addressing educational equity and sharing our successes and challenges with the entire community. As we move forward to provide our students with great opportunities and a rigorous educational experience, the Board looks forward to collaborating and engaging with Dr. Maxwell to make our school system one that County residents hold in the highest regard.

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    Prince George's County Public Schools (PGCPS), one of the nation's 25 largest school districts, has 208 schools and centers, more than 130,000 students and nearly 19,000 employees. Under the leadership of Chief Executive Officer Dr. Kevin M. Maxwell, the school system serves a diverse student population from urban, suburban and rural communities located in the Washington, DC suburbs. PGCPS is nationally recognized for innovative programs and initiatives that provide students with unique learning opportunities, including arts integration, environmental and financial literacy, and language immersion.