Equity returns as focus of school board meeting

By ANDREW CEPHAS acephas@somdnews.com
Aug 14, 2017

Equity was the dominant theme of the Calvert County Board of Education’s monthly meeting Aug. 10, as the human resources department presented an employment update on the school system’s equity policy and the citizens advisory committee offered suggestions to attract black male teachers.

Supervisor of Calvert County Public Schools human resources department supervisor Kevin Howard, joined by director Laveeta Hutchins, began the employment update presentation by describing the results of the latest exit surveys, which are optional for employees leaving the school system.

Thirty-eight people responded to the exit survey. Twenty-one were with the school system for more than 15 years. The most common answer on the exit survey for leaving the school system was that the individual became eligible to receive full pension, with the second highest response being “other.”

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