FCPS Superintendent submits his budget

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An email from Steve Edwards Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) Coordinator of Policy and Communications announced the budget submission for fiscal year 2023.

FCPS Superintended David Sovine’s proposed budget presented to the School Board totals above $265 million.

Sovine’s budget proposal includes initiatives to address the priorities adopted by the School Board in the Inspire 2025 A Promise for Progress plan.

Information on the Inspire 2025 Promise for Progress plan can be found here.

Sovine’s budget includes a request for 55 new positions including 29 teacher positions.

The proposed budget includes a five percent salary initiative that would provide step movement and salary enhancement on all pay tables.

Sovine anticipates the pay increase will make it easier to attract and retain staff.

The breakdown of the Superintendent’s Proposed Budget for FY23 is available here.

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FCPS recognizes support staff

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A Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) press release honors school support staff.

Superintendent David Sovine has recognized five outstanding employees with support staff awards according to the release.

Among those recognized bus driver Esther Cobb, custodian Deborah Landis, special instructor Laura Anderson, Nutritionist Rebecca Lauck and Secretary Lisa Martin.

All those first place recipients received a plague along with a $500 gift for their service.

Those who came in second place or runners ups in the various categories each received a certificate and a $250 gift.

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