School Closure Advisory Committee Public Hearings

Garrett County Public Schools (GCPS) has set dates for the Route 40 and Swan Meadow school closure advisory presentations and public hearings. Each School Closure Advisory Committee will present to the Superintendent of Schools and the Board of Education, then make its recommendation on the future status of its respective school.

Route 40 Elementary’s meeting will take place on Wednesday, March 8, 2023, beginning at 6:00 p.m., in the school cafeteria.
Swan Meadow School’s meeting will take place on Thursday, March 9, 2023, beginning at 6:00 p.m., at the Pleasant Valley Community Center. 
Also, as announced during the February Board Meeting, Garrett County Public Schools (GCPS) will facilitate a Blueprint Community Information Session on Wednesday, March 1, 2023. The session will take place from 6:00-7:30 p.m. in Room 111 of the GEIC Building, located on the Garrett College campus. The purpose of the session is to share information with the community regarding the GCPS Initial Blueprint Implementation Plan. This will also be an opportunity for stakeholders to share feedback specific to the GCPS plan. All five pillars of Blueprint will be discussed. All are welcome and encouraged to attend.