Executive Baker and CEO Maxwell to attend Meet and Greet

MEDIA ADVISORY

Prince George’s County Public Schools • www.pgcps.org
Dr. Alvin L. Crawley, Interim Superintendent of Schools | email: superintendent@pgcps.org
14201 School Lane, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
July 8, 2013
For Immediate Release
CONTACT:

Office of Communications

301-952-6001

communications@pgcps.org

COUNTY EXECUTIVE BAKER AND NEW SCHOOLS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER MAXWELL TO ATTEND MEET AND GREET HOSTED BY THE BOARD OF EDUCATION AT CROSSLAND HIGH SCHOOL ON JULY 10TH
First of Three Opportunities for Residents to Meet the New CEO of Prince George’s County Public Schools

Upper Marlboro, MD –Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III and the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Prince George’s County Public Schools, Dr. Kevin Maxwell will attend a meet and greet for residents at Crossland High School, 6901 Temple Hill Road, Temple Hills, MD, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on July 10, 2013. The event is being hosted by the Prince George’s County Board of Education and will provide residents with a chance to meet and talk with Dr. Maxwell.

“We are excited to have Dr. Maxwell join the team that will move our school system forward more rapidly. I am sure that residents want a chance to meet him and this event is designed to provide that opportunity,” said County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III. “Dr. Maxwell knows and is invested in Prince George’s County and its schools. He is committing his outstanding talents to ensuring that our school system is amongst the finest in the state. He was educated in our schools, he taught in our schools and now he will lead our schools. Dr. Maxwell is an innovative educator who has come full circle and I am confident that his greatest achievements are still yet to come.”

“Dr. Maxwell’s return to Prince George’s County Public Schools is an important step forward for this County. He brings the type of energy, expertise and innovation that we need to move our schools forward. I encourage the community to come out and meet Dr. Maxwell to wish him well and share your thoughts on how to take our schools from good to great,” said PGCPS Board of Education Chair Dr. Segun Eubanks

County Executive Baker recently appointed Dr. Kevin Maxwell to serve as CEO for the Prince George’s County Public School System and this is the first of three events over the next few months where residents can talk with the new CEO. Crossland High School was selected as the first location because Dr. Maxwell began his career there. Students, parents, Prince George’s County Public Schools faculty and staff, business and community leaders are welcome to attend.

WHAT:

Meet and Greet with New Schools CEO Dr. Kevin Maxwell (light refreshments will be served)

WHO:

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III
Board of Education Chair Dr. Segun Eubanks
New PGCPS CEO Dr. Kevin Maxwell
Prince George’s County Board of Education

WHEN:

Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

WHERE:

Crossland High School
Multi-purpose room/cafeteria
6901 Temple Hill Road
Temple Hills, MD 20748

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Joseph Lynn Kitchen Jr. is an ordained Baptist minister from Prince George’s County, MD where he serves as a community leader on issues of education reform, public transportation and youth empowerment. Joseph is Executive Vice-President of the Young Democrats of Maryland and National Policy and Platform Director of the Young Democrats of America’s Minority Caucus. Learn more about Joseph’s work at www.josephkitchen.com.

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