PGCEA has several standing committees to assist in performing the duties and actives required. These committees operate in accordance with the Association by-laws.
The president of the association appoints the chairperson of each of these committees and provides them their goals and charges for the ensuing year.
Check our event calendar for the committee meeting.
Budget Committee: The Budget Committee, in consultation with officers and staff, is responsible for preparing a PGCEA budget proposal for each fiscal year.
Bylaws Committee: The Bylaws Committee is responsible for recommending revisions to the Bylaws for adoption by the Rep Council.
Government Relations & Political Action Committee: The Government Relations Committee focuses on lobbying the school board, county council and State legislature; interviewing, endorsing and supporting candidates; educating members about issues; and raising funds to be used for political goals of the profession and the Association.
Minority Affairs Committee: The Minority Affairs Committee reviews and assesses Association goals, objectives, programs, and long-range plans in order to ensure that ethnic-minority concerns addressed. The committee also coordinates scholarships with PGCEA Foundation.
Nominations, Elections, and Credentials Commission: The Nominations, Elections, and Credentials Commission is responsible for conducting all elections, certifying attendance at Rep Council, and ratification of the Collective Bargaining Agreement. The Commission proposes the Standard Election Procedures for adoption by the Board of Directors.
Professional Development and Leadership Committee: The Professional Development and Leadership Committee addresses issues, provides for training, forum and conferences that impact teaching and learning. This committee also disseminates information on best practices, leadership models, and initiatives, as well as seeks public and political engagement for the improvement of public education.
Public Relations Committee: The Public Relations Committee objectives are to develop and maintain positive external and internal public relations program for the Association that reflects Association Mission and values.
Sick Leave Bank Committee: The Sick Leave Bank Committee is responsible for reviewing and approving Sick Leave Bank requests, recommending disability retirement and recommending Sick Leave policy and rules changes.
Social Committee: The Social Committee promotes social activities to engage members in the association.
Special Education: The Special Education Committee will be charged with reviewing and training current issues in Special Education and sharing best practices with membership.
Restorative Practices Committee: Restorative Practice Committee will evaluate current school system policies on discipline and will train members on restorative practices.
Future Educators: Future Educators Committee recruits and serves the National Education Association (NEA) student members in Prince George’s County Colleges and Universities as well as introduce the Early Educators who are employed by the system to the benefits of being an active participant of the Association at all levels.
Community Partnerships & Schools: Establish community partners and coordinate a united group to support the implementation of best school practices.
If you would like to join a committee please complete our Committee Interest Form.