Early dismissal days announced for the 2011-2012 school year in Baldwin County, Alabama

Early dismissal days in Baldwin County Public Schools, Alabama, were announced recently. October 7, November 10, January 27, and March 9 schools will be dismissed at noon. Times may vary in feeder patterns due to bus routes.

This information was posted on the website of  Fairhope Intermediate School: http://www.fairhopeintermediate.com/?PageName=LatestNews&Section=LatestNews&ItemID=144424&ISrc=School&Itype=News

Superintendent Alan T. Lee wrote a letter to Dr. Joseph Morton, State Superintendent of Education March 7, 2011. “The Baldwin County Public School System (BCPSS) would like to include early dismissal days in the calendar for the following purposes:

  • Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) High Schools That Work/Making Middle Grades Work professional development; and
  • Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) professional development.

He also said, “Given the possibility of losing professional development days from the school calendar due to funding shortfalls, the requested early release days will help ensure skillful implementation of SREB and PBIS. If approved, the early release days (3 hours each day) will be October 7, 2011, November 10, 211, January 27, 2012, and March 9, 2012. Principals will be required to submit their agendas prior to each professional development day based on identified objectives.”

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