• Tuesday, January 22, 2019 — PGCPS — Code Orange: PGCPS schools and offices will open with a two-hour delay.

    EMERGENCY PERSONNEL must report to work on time and are not eligible for liberal leave.

    • There will be no work-study transportation. (Those students should not report to school.)
    • There will be no half-day Early Childhood Center (ECC), half-day Special Education Programs, or half-day PreK.
    • Any other school program requiring transportation prior to 12 noon will NOT have transportation, including Howard B. Owens Science Center, JA Finance Park, and William S. Schmidt Center (Camp Schmidt)
    • All field trips will be cancelled.
    • Food Services will offer breakfast.
    We will re-evaluate at 6:30 a.m.

    Martes, el 22 de enero — PGCPS— Código naranja: Las escuelas comenzarán dos horas después del horario normal.

    El personal de emergencia no es eligible para tomar licencia liberal, y debe presentarse a trabajar puntualmente.

    • No habrá transporte para el programa Work-Study. (Esos estudiantes no deben reportarse a la escuela).
    • No habrán programas de medio día, ni en los Centros de Educación Temprana (ECC), o ni los Programas de Educación Especial. Programas del día completo empezaran dos horas demoradas.
    • Todo programa escolar que requiera transporte antes del mediodía NO lo tendrá, incluido el Centro de Ciencias Howard B. Owens, el JA Finance Park y el Centro William S. Schmidt (Campamento Schmidt)..
    • Todos los viajes fuera de las escuelas (field trips) serán cancelados.
    • Se ofrecerá el desayuno
    Revaluaremos a las 6:30 de la mañana.
Office Of Pupil Personnel

Pupil Personnel Services


To ensure for all PGCPS students the maximum opportunity for a successful school experience through advocacy, consultation and as a source for referrals. Pupil Personnel Workers serve as liaisons from the school to maintain a positive home-school connection; as advocates to support student rights and responsibilities; as consultants to school administration, school staff and parents on issues such as attendance, discipline, residency, counseling, and crisis intervention; and as a referral source for students and families to school-based and community resources.

Pupil Personnel Workers' duties can be divided into four areas:

As an advocate:

  • Supports student rights and responsibilities
  • Ensures due process for all students 
  • Serves as a case manager for expelled students 
  • Serves as the Chief Executive Officer's designee for the investigation and resolution of extended suspension requests 
  • Investigates and provides a written investigation report for expulsion requests 
  • Visits students' homes to problem solve with families 
  • Identifies early intervention strategies for student academic success 
  • Works with parents and school staff to assess and support the needs of families 
As a liaison:
  • Works with school staff to help maintain a positive home-school connection through strategies such as home visits and conferences 
  • Coordinates services for students and families with outside agencies 
  • Conducts residency investigations 
  • Refers truant students to Interagency Council for Attendance 
  • Refers middle school students to Truancy Reduction Court 
  • Addresses parent and community concerns 
  • Members of Crisis Response Team 
  • May assist with application process to alternative programs 
As a consultant:
  • Serves as a consultant to administration, school staff, parents/guardians on issues such as attendance, discipline, residency, counseling, and crisis intervention 
  • Interprets PGCPS administrative policies and procedures, federal, state, and local laws 
  • Collaborates with school staff in developing intervention to address chronic attendance issues and dropout prevention 
  • Collaborates with other PGCPS departments/offices to coordinate programs for our students and families 
  • Provides professional development to school staff on a variety of topics 
  • Collects and analyzes data on attendance and suspensions 

As a referral source:  

  • Refers students and families to internal and outside resources

Ms. Jacqueline Naves, Supervisor
Ms. Valerie Edmondson, Secretary
Office of Pupil Personnel Services
Oxon Hill Staff Development Center
7711 Livingston Road, Suite K
Oxon Hill, MD 20745
301-780-5910 (O)
301-567-8606 (F) 


Last modified: 9/4/2018 9:17:03 AM