Board of Education Application Process

Board of Education Application Process: At-Large Member


As a result of the education reform law that was enacted for Prince George’s County (Chapter 147 of the 2013 Laws of Maryland (House Bill 1107)), the County Executive is required to appoint members to the Board of Education whenever there is a vacancy.  Below is the application that residents must complete to be considered by the County Executive to fill the Board of Education At-Large vacancy.

“At-Large” is a designation for Board of Education members who are appointed to represent the entire County rather than a specific Board of Education District.

Applicant Requirements

Interested applicants must:​ 

  • Be a resident of Prince George's County
  • Be a registered voter in the State of Maryland
  • Submit a completed Board of Education At-Large Appointment Application​ including responses to each essay question
  • Provide an updated resume with at least three professional references
  • Applicants should demonstrate the following characteristics:
    • A high level of knowledge and expertise concerning the successful management of a large business, nonprofit organization, or government entity
    • A high level of commitment to the Prince George’s County Public Schools
    • An ability to work as a contributing part of a team and build consensus around complex topics
    • An ability to effectively communicate with constituents from various economic, social and professional backgrounds
    • Represent the demographic and cultural diversity of Prince George’s County residents
Candidates from underrepresented populations are strongly encouraged to apply. ​

Application Process

  1.  Download:  Board of Education At-Large Member Application​​​​

  2. Submit the completed application by one of the following methods:


Mail/Deliver to:

Office of the Prince George’s County Executive

14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive

Upper Marlboro, MD 20772