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Posted on: May 1, 2018

Statement From County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III

Dr. Maxwell’s announcement regarding his future as leader of the Prince George’s County Public School System

Upper Marlboro, MD - Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III, released the following statement after Prince George’s County Public Schools’ (PGCPS) Chief Executive Officer Dr. Kevin Maxwell announced he will enter into discussion with the Prince George’s County Board of Education regarding his transition as CEO after the end of the 2017-18 school year.

“I want to thank Dr. Maxwell, a native Prince Georgian, for his service here as a teacher, administrator and CEO. Under his leadership, we have expanded all day Pre-Kindergarten, provided more language arts and other specialty programs, steadily increased enrollment and won national acclaim for our programs and students.

This announcement allows the focus to return to our students and their families as they celebrate graduation and decide where to go to college or start a career. And it also means that we will have a smooth and orderly transition.”

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