• Media Advisory: PGCPS to Host First-Ever Youth Voices for Diversity Summit

    March 15, 2017
    For Immediate Release
    CONTACT:
    Office of Communications
    301-952-6001

    UPPER MARLBORO, MD – Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) is partnering with Baltimore City Public Schools (BCPS), District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) and Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) to host the first-ever Youth Voices for Diversity Summit. This regional youth conference will bring together 400 student-leaders – 100 from each school district – to share ideas on how to celebrate diversity and discuss ways to effect positive change in their communities.


    WHO:

    Dr. Kevin M. Maxwell, CEO, PGCPS

    Mr. Andre Cowling, Chief of Schools, BCPS

    Dr. Jane W. Spence, Deputy Chief of Secondary Schools, DCPS

    Dr. Jack Smith, Superintendent, MCPS


    WHAT: Youth Voices for Diversity Summit


    WHEN:
    Saturday, March 18, 2017
    Registration: 9 - 9:30 a.m.

    Program: 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.


    WHERE:
    Northwestern High School
    7000 Adelphi Road
    Hyattsville, MD 20782


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    Prince George's County Public Schools (PGCPS), one of the nation's 25 largest school districts, has 208 schools and centers, more than 130,000 students and nearly 19,000 employees. Under the leadership of Chief Executive Officer Dr. Kevin M. Maxwell, the school system serves a diverse student population from urban, suburban and rural communities located in the Washington, DC suburbs. PGCPS is nationally recognized for innovative programs and initiatives that provide students with unique learning opportunities, including arts integration, environmental and financial literacy, and language immersion.