Superintendent Updates

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David Short Named Chair of the TCPS Education Foundation

David Short, C.P.A. (left) has been named Chair of the Talbot County Public Schools Education Foundation Board effective July 1, 2021, replacing Laura P. Heikes (right), who has served as Chair since March of 2019.  David Short, C.P.A. has been named Chair of the Talbot County Public Schools Education Foundation Board effective July 1, the […]

Graduating Seniors Complete Apprenticeships and New Apprentices Sign with Local Businesses

Three graduating seniors from Talbot County High Schools have completed apprenticeships through the Maryland Youth Apprenticeship Program.  Elizabeth Wilburt, a senior at Easton High School, is a dual completer of the Computer Science Program and Youth Apprenticeship Program.  Working at Choptank Transport in Preston, she was able to apply the industry skills she learned in […]

Easton High School Student Interactive Media Work on Display at the Library

The Talbot County Free Library and the Easton High School Interactive Media Production Career and Technology Pathway are currently showcasing student animations, films, illustrations, and design work throughOctober 27, 2021. This is the fifth year the library has partnered with Easton High School to host an exhibition of student work from the Interactive Media Pathway, […]

White Marsh Elementary Team Wins Virtual “Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?”

Dr. Griffith and Education Foundation Board members presented medals to the “Are You Smarter Than A Fifth Grader?” 2021 Champions from White Marsh Elementary School. (left to right) Aarav Hinduja; Ms. Kim Seidel, Principal; Ryleigh Groce; Dr. Kelly Griffith, Superintendent; Lane Kennedy; Mr. David Short, Education Foundation Board Chair for FY22; Lilly Swann; Mrs. Dale […]

Revised Graduation Requirements

Dr. Helga Einhorn, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction, presented the latest changes to the Maryland State Department of Education graduation requirements (COMAR13A.03.02) to the Talbot County Board of Education at their June meeting.  In May, the Maryland State Board of Education approved revisions to COMAR13A.03.02, which outlines the Graduation Requirements for Public High Schools […]

TCPS Recognized 2021 Community Partners

Since 2016, Talbot County Public Schools has been celebrating and thanking Community Partners at an annual breakfast prepared by the district’s Culinary Arts Program.  A District Community Partner of the Year is recognized, as well as a partner of the year for each school and one for the Internship Program.   This year, Dr. Griffith and […]

TCPS Honors 2021 Retirees

Talbot County Public Schools held a reception honoring 15 employees who will retire at the end of this school year.  Their combined service totals more than 346 years. Left to Right: Rowena Potter, Alan Smith,  Debra Thomson, Tony Mills, Dawn Gencel, Michael Butler, Beverly Mayhew, Brian Willey, Jonathan Hammond.   Also retiring but not pictured: Lionel […]

EHS Teacher is MD TESOL Teacher of the Year

The Maryland TESOL (Teachers of English Speakers of Other Languages) Association has recognized Mrs. Heather Andrews as the 2021 ESOL Teacher of the Year for K-12. The ESOL (English Speakers of Other Languages) Teacher of the Year Award honors two ESOL educators, one K-12 and one Higher Education, who go above and beyond in their job duties […]