Public Invited to Provide Input about Future of BCPS Facilities
BALTIMORE COUNTY — Baltimore County Public Schools and the Baltimore County Government invite the public to take a survey and provide public comment about school facilities as part of the Multi-Year Improvement Plan for All Schools (MYIPAS).
The purpose of MYIPAS is to develop a long-range plan for identifying and prioritizing capital improvements to all schools.
“The people of Baltimore County are our partners in progress and their voices are critical to ensuring that we create a long-term plan that best meets the needs of our communities,” said County Executive Johnny Olszewski.
“By working together, we can outline a clear roadmap to provide our students and educators with the safe, modern learning environments they need and deser ve.”
“I encourage students, families, staff, and community members to be part of our legacy by guiding the plan for modernized teaching and learning spaces that will benefit generations,” said BCPS Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams.
“The current crisis has only reinforced the many ways in which schools bring us together. Now is the time to lend your voice and shape our future.”
The public input process began in April 2020 with the formation of focus groups to evaluate and discuss three areas: enrollment projections, capacity and utilization; educational equity and adequacy; and facility condition.
The entire community is invited to participate in the MYIPAS Survey through 11:59 p.m., July 15, 2020. Feedback may also be provided by completing the online comment form.
All comments received are public record, and will be logged and posted to the Multi-Year Improvement Plan for All Schools Web page, including names, but not e-mail addresses. Personal information should be avoided (e.g., phone numbers, student names, etc.).
The MYIPAS will be completed in two phases. Phase one will focus on recommendations for high schools. Phase two will focus on recommendations for elementary and middle schools.