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There are five Board Committees that meet regularly to address issues in specific areas.

Audit Committee

  • Ensure that internal and external audit findings and recommendations are addressed adequately and in a timely manner

  • Audit issues that may have a significant impact on City Schools’ activities are monitored

  • Ensure that there is no interference in determining the scope, performing work, and communicating the results of internal audits

  • Ensure that open communication exists between internal audit management, external auditors, and City Schools management to achieve established objectives

Meeting Schedule: Meet quarterly (once every three months) in a closed session.

Committee Members: Vernon Reid (Chair), Shantell Roberts, Andrew Coy, Kwame' Kenyatta-Bey

Operations Committee

  • Ensure that effective management systems exist to maximize resources in support of student achievement 

  • Ensure that school environments are safe, caring, and physically conducive to learning 

  • Ensure that transformational leadership exists at all levels of the organization

Meeting Schedule: The third Tuesday of each month from 10:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Committee Members: Shantell Roberts (Chair), Andrew Coy, Mujahid Muhammad, Vernon Reid

Operations meeting calendar

Policy Committee

  • Develops, reviews, and revises policies governing City Schools to support teaching and learning excellence for every student and to meet state and federal regulations

  • Reviews existing policies on a regular basis to ensure alignment with the vision and mission of City Schools

  • Monitors the policy-making process to ensure it is open, accessible, transparent, and responsive to student's educational needs 

  • Recommends revisions to existing policies as necessary to sustain the strategic organizational direction and goals of City Schools

  • Sponsors public forums to seek and discuss recommendations for revising existing policies

Meeting Schedule: The third Tuesday of each month from 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Committee Members: Ashley Esposito (Chair), Robert Salley, Dylan Rooks

Policy meeting calendar

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Safety and Wholeness Committee

  • Engage with district personnel and stakeholders to develop a comprehensive roadmap that will enhance safety standards and services for students and staff

  • Leverage the guidance and resources from federal, state, and local levels to incorporate cultural, restorative, and healing-centered approaches within student wholeness initiatives

Meeting Schedule: The third Thursday of each month from 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. 

Committee Members: Mujahid Muhammad (Chair), Andrew Coy, Ashley Esposito, Khalilah Slater-Harrington

If you are a partner organization currently working with Baltimore City Public Schools and would like to present highlights of your program to the Safety and Wholeness Committee, please fill out the Google Form.

Strategic Planning Committee

  • Ensure that there is an annual review of Board priorities and metrics

  • Ensure that transparent public presentations take place regarding performance with respect to Board priorities

  • Ensure that Board priorities and metrics are linked to the evaluation of the CEO

Meeting Schedule: Meet quarterly (once every three months) in a closed session. 

Committee Members: Robert Salley (Chair), Ronald McFadden, Shantell Roberts, Khalilah Slater-Harrington

Teaching and Learning Committee

  • Ensure that quality curricula and instruction provide rigor, engage students, raise the bar, and deliver targeted interventions to increase learning

  • Ensure that students are taught by highly qualified teachers who use instructional strategies that sustain a culture of excellence and lead to academic success

Meeting Schedule: The first Tuesday of each month from 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Committee Members: Khalilah Slater Harrington (Chair), Ronald McFadden, Kwame' Kenyatta-Bey

Teaching and Learning meeting calendar