Leg­is­la­tors take ques­tions from ed­u­ca­tion union

Top­ics in­clude bud­get, cy­ber­bul­ly­ing, vi­o­lence against teach­ers

Maryland Independent - - Front Page - By JAMIE ANFENSON-COMEAU jan­fen­son-comeau@somd­news.com

Elected lead­ers met with ed­u­ca­tors Thurs­day night for a ques­tion-and-an­swer ses­sion on the fu­ture of ed­u­ca­tion in Charles County.

Mem­bers of the Charles County Del­e­ga­tion to the Gen­eral Assem­bly, the Charles County Board of Com­mis­sion­ers, the Charles County Board of Ed­u­ca­tion and Charles County Sher­iff Troy Ber- ry (D) took ques­tions from mem­bers of the Ed­u­ca­tion As­so­ci­a­tion of Charles County, or EACC, dur­ing a din­ner held at Mil­ton M. Somers Mid­dle School.

The EACC is the union that rep­re­sents cer­ti­fied staff: teach­ers, ad­min­is­tra­tors, coun­selors, some ther­a­pists, li­brar­i­ans, in­struc­tional spe­cial­ists and oth­ers, said EACC pres­i­dent Linda McLaugh­lin.

Veron­ica McFad­den, art teacher at Gale-Bai­ley Ele­men­tary School and EACC gov­ern­ment re­la­tions com­mit­tee chair­woman, mod­er­ated the event and asked ques­tions which had been pre­pared

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