Strategic Planning

Paul Taylor, AIA
Melissa Appler
Dawn Sheldon
Administrative Secretary III 
 Chris Brocato
Planning Analyst
 Mike Gotfredson, AICP

  9610 Pulaski Park Drive, Suite 204
Baltimore, MD 21220
Phone: 443-809-6300

Fax: 443-809-6098

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Consistent with Baltimore County Public Schools' The Compass, Our Pathway to Excellence, the Office of Strategic Planning is responsible for:

  • Analyzing school system demographics and projecting student enrollments and special program enrollments

  • Developing strategies and long-range facility plans to meet capacity and instructional program needs

  • Coordinating the publication of the six-year Capital Improvement Program and annual updates to the Educational Facilities Master Plan, and preparing justifications for projects included in these documents

  • Participating in the development of Education Specifications for all capital projects

  • Coordinating the development of school boundaries

  • Maintaining and disseminating accurate school boundary information

  • Representing BCPS interests in county land use planning and growth policy

The Office of Strategic Planning can assist you with:

  • Information on school boundary change processes

  • Current school capacity and enrollment data

  • Enrollment projections

  • Procedures for school closings

  • Your districted school

  • Information on capital planning projects

  • Pupil yield factors anticipated from new residential development