Dr. Nicole Miller, Chief Academic Officer, presented the Garrett County Public Schools (GCPS) Virtual Learning Plan for the 2023-24 school year at the monthly Board meeting on Tuesday, September 12, 2023. The plan is available for review below, along with a public comment form.
As detailed in the recommended Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) plan, some of the key points GCPS is planning to utilize as part of the plan are:
Use of synchronous virtual learning on inclement weather days to the limit of virtual instruction days permitted by MSDE
Use asynchronous virtual instruction on the 91st day of school, which is currently scheduled as a half day for students
Public comment will be accepted through October 1, 2023. It may be submitted utilizing the Google Form or by emailing email@example.com. The Garrett County Board of Education is expected to vote on the plan during the October 10, 2023, Board meeting. If approved locally, the plan would then go to the MSDE for approval.