• WHO WE ARE

    The Ombudsman serves as an independent party that seeks to resolve school and school-system issues or concerns from students, parents, and the public. Anyone can contact the PGCPS Office of the Ombudsman to discuss or seek assistance in resolving a school or school-system problem, concern, or complaint by phone, in writing, or by email.  Download brochure >>

  • 4 Steps to Resolve a Concern

    Step 1

    Report your concern to your child's school principal or to the specific office supervisor or director.

    Step 2

    If still unresolved, contact the area office (for schools) or specific division-level supervisor (for office). Please view this chart for guidance.

    Step 3

    If after Step 1 and Step 2, you still do not have a resolution, submit your request online or call 301-808-8315.

    Step 4

    We will facilitate a resolution in cooperation with PGCPS staff in compliance with policies and procedures.

  • More Information

  • Submit a Concern Online

    If you have any problems accessing the form, please call the office at 301-808-8315.

  • Contact Information

    Dr. Edward Newsome, Jr.
    Ombudsman

    Carlesa R. Finney
    Consuela Robinson
    Ombudsman Resolution Coordinators

    Annice Ellis
    Secretary 

    Green Valley Administration Building
    2215 Chadwick Street
    Temple Hills, MD 20748-4232
    Phone: 301-808-8315 • Fax: 301-637-6976
    Office Hours: 8:30 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

    ombudsman@pgcps.org | Submit a concern online