Upcoming: Community Academy: November 10, 2018

Hello Howard County Parents!

The Council of Elders, in collaboration with HCPSS, will be holding Community Academy of on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at Oakland Mills Middle School. The academy will start at 9:00am and end at 11:15am.

The selected topic:
Supporting Your Child’s Social, Emotional and Mental Well-Being

Kind regards,

Registration Link:

Registration Form

Please see the flyer below for additional information.



Celebrations of Academic Achievement

Hello HCPSS Parents! The Council of Elders is very proud to announce the continued efforts to recognize the academic achievement of our HCPSS students! Below is the list of the upcoming celebrations. We look forward to seeing our students and celebrating their hard work at our events!

(Please note that each celebration starts at 7pm promptly.)

2018 TCOE Celebrations of Academic Achievement

High Schools
Wednesday, November 14th at Glenelg High School

Middle Schools
Tuesday, October 11th at Mt. Hebron HS
Tuesday, October 16th at Mt. Hebron HS
Wednesday, October 17th at Centennial HS
Thursday, October 18th at Centennial HS
Monday, October 29th at Atholton HS
Tuesday, October 30th at Atholton HS

Elementary Schools
Monday, October 22nd at Howard HS
Thursday, November 8th at River Hill HS
Tuesday, November 13th at Hammond HS
Tuesday, November 27th at Long Reach HS


TCOE is a non-profit organization! Everything we do as an organization focuses on giving back to the Howard County community and the students who attend HCPSS Schools! Glor Days Grill is sponsoring a fundraiser to support the efforts of TCOE from October 11, 2018 through October 18, 2018. Simply print the flyer and follow how you can support! Your family will enjoy an awesome meal and part of the money spent will be donated to support the efforts of TCOE! It is a WIN-WIN! Hope to see everyone there!

TCOE_Glory Days Grill_Fundraiser

UPCOMING: Community Academy: October 6, 2018

Welcome to a new academic school year. TCOE is proud to continue its partnership with HCPSS with presenting Community Academies! The Council of Elders, in collaboration with HCPSS, will be holding their first Community Academy of the 2018 – 2019 school year on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at Oakland Mills Middle School. The academy will start at 9:00am and end at 11:15am.

The selected topic:
Social Media Awareness and Combating Bullying
This topic is so very important as it brings attention to the different forms of bullying, which are not limited to peer-to-peer.

Below is the link to register for the event and the flyer with additional information regarding the academy. TCOE encourages you to share this information to other HCPSS families. We look forward to seeing as many families October 6th! .

Registration Link:
(Please copy and paste link into browser if unable to open).


Make dinner tonite (July 24th) a selfless act by joining us for a Fundraiser to support The Council of Elders!!!! Come in to the CHIPOTLE at 6181 Old Dobbin Lane, Suite 100 in Columbia between 4:00pm and 8:00pm. Bring in this flyer OR show it on your smartphone OR just tell the cashier that you’re supporting the Council of Elders!!!!! The Council of Elders will receive 33% of all proceeds .. See you there!!!

TCOE & Chipotle Flyer

Strategies for Effective Discipline Practices: Follow-up Forum

HCPSS parents, students, staff and community members are invited to participate in the third forum on effective discipline. Stakeholders will review feedback from the previous forums and select from four additional sessions that will be conducted by community and school systems leaders. Sessions will also include an opportunity for developing specific strategies on moving toward more effective and equitable discipline practices in HCPSS.
Additional Information…

When: Wednesday, April 11, 2018 (6:45pm – 8:45pm)
Where: Hammond High School

Register Here

Hope to see you there!!