Hyattsville resident Mary Kingston Roche was sworn in Thursday as the newest member of the Prince George’s County Board of Education. Ms. Roche was appointed by County Executive Baker to fill the At-Large position vacated last summer by Dr. Daniel Kaufman.
Ms. Roche is Director of Public Policy for the Institute for Educational Leadership’s (IEL) Coalition for Community Schools. Community schools bring a wide range of services and supports to public schools, aiming to be both academic institutions and hubs of the community.
Read more about community schools on IEL’s Frequently Asked Questions page.
Read more on IEL’s website about Ms. Roche’s background experience and her role as advocate for community schools.
Read County Executive Baker’s news release.