Dr. Derek Simmons Named Superintendent Of Caroline County Schools


The Caroline County Board of Education has chosen a new superintendent.Dr. Derek Simmons will take the position effective July 1st. Simmons has been serving as interim superintendent since March 2021.Board president Jim Newcomb said a stakeholder survey last fall provided overwhelming feedback showing a desire for an appointment that would represent institutional knowledge, consistency and…

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Caroline County BOE Supports Gov Hogan’s Call to Rescind State BOE’s School Masking Policy


At their February 15 work session, the Caroline County Board of Education unanimously voted to write the Maryland State Board of Education (MSBE) to express their support for Governor Hogan’s recent call to rescind the MSBE mask policy for local school systems. Subsequently, the following letter was sent to MSBE President Clarence C. Crawford: Dear Mr. Crawford: On…

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