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Upcoming Events – 2019

  • April 1 – PTA Autism T-shirt pick-up (last day)
  • April 1-5, 2019 – PBES PARCC Spirit Week
  • April 2 – World Autism Awareness Day
  • April 4 – PBES STEM Family Night
  • April 8 – SPRING Picture Day
  • April 13 – UMD Good Neighbor Day
  • April 15-22 – Spring Break (Schools Closed)
  • April 24 – Administrative Professionals Day
  • May 6-10 – Teacher & Staff Appreciation Week
  • May 7 – PTA Meeting @ 6:30 PM
  • May 10 – PTA Ice Cream Social & Super Sundae Contest @ 6:30 PM


PTA Honey Bee Donors Program


‘Queen Bee’ Donors ($100+)

Bern & Kelly Jordan

Dawn Powers

DeShonne & Avery Massey

Harold Webster

Robert & Delores Webster

‘Bee Scout’ Donors ($50 – $74)

Betty Bigesby

Cynthia J. Rodgers

Mayra Cerna

‘Sunflower’ Donors ($25 – $49)

Deaina M. Brown-Wright

Jacqueline Chambaz

Joseph & Antoinette Pack

Eleanor Washington

Nicolas Brennan

CLICK HERE For More Information

PBES Principal Selection

principal desk

PBES is looking for a NEW Principal!

Learn more about this process...

VIEW and PRINT PGCPS Administrative Procedure 4113

PGCPS Administrative Procedure Number 4113 - Principal Selection Process (dated January 1, 2014)

Attachment to Administrative Procedure 4113

Tell PGCPS what you're looking for in our school's next principal.  Complete the School Community Survey!  Click the links below:

PGCPS School Leadership Questionnaire: - English

Cuestionario de liderazgo escolar de PGCPS: ⇒ -Español

PBES PTA invites you to our Community Meeting:

“Principal Selection Process”

Wednesday, May 30, 2018
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Paint Branch Elementary School Cafeteria

Facilitated & Moderated by:

• PGCPS Division of Human Resources
• PGCPS Office of Talent Development
• PGCPS Area II Office

Come out and learn about our NEW PRINCIPAL SELECTION PROCESS at Paint Branch –
and meet your legislative and school board representatives in attendance

This is YOUR opportunity to learn about, and participate in, the PBES principal selection process

We want ALL VOICES to be heard!


 Childcare will be provided
 Spanish Language Interpretation Services
 Light Refreshments provided

CONTACT US for more information; OR send an email to Paint Branch PTA at:;

CLICK HERE to VIEW and PRINT the Community Meeting Flyer in English

CLICK HERE to VIEW and PRINT the Community Meeting Flyer in Spanish


Gallery of Pictures - May 30, 2018, PBES PTA Community Meeting

VISIT our Facebook Page to VIEW a live video of our May 30, 2018, Community Meeting!

(click pictures to enlarge)

PBES PTA would like to extend our sincere thanks to the following PGCPS Personnel, and County and State Officials in attendance at our May 30, 2018, Community Meeting:

  • Mr. Brian Baudoin, Area 2 Instructional Director, Cluster 7
  • Mr. Herman James - Chief Human Resources Officer, PGCPS
  • Dr. Pearl Harmon - Director of Operations and Staffing, PGCPS
  • Dr. LaChon Winston - Senior Human Resources Partner, PGCPS
  • PGCPS Office of Talent Development
  • Dr. Gwendolyn Mason - Associate Superintendent, Office of Special Education and Student Services, PGCPS
  • Dr. Erica Berry-Wilson - Executive Director, PGCPS Board of Education, District 2 (attending on behalf of our District 2 Board of Education Member, Ms. Lupi Quinteros-Grady)
  • The Honorable Patrick Mojahn - Mayor of College Park
  • Ms. Alesha Wilson - Community Engagement & Special Projects Coordinator for County Council Chair Danielle M. Glaros & District 3
  • Ms. Sarah D'Alexander - Associate Coordinator, University of Maryland Office of Community Engagement
  • Mr. Cameron Thurston - Communications & Logistics, University of Maryland Office of Community Engagement
  • Ms. Rebecca McGinnis - Coordinator, Confucius Institute at the University of Maryland

PBES PTA would like to formally acknowledge the following offices and officials who were unable to attend or declined our invitation, but sent their warmest regards or best wishes for a successful community meeting at Paint Branch Elementary School:

  • Dr. Karen Salmon - Maryland State Superintendent of Schools - UNABLE TO ATTEND / DECLINED TO SEND REPRESENTATIVE
  • The Honorable Joseline Pena-Melnyk - Maryland State Delegate, District 21 - UNABLE TO ATTEND
  • The Honorable Rushern L. Baker, III - County Executive, Prince George's County - UNABLE TO ATTEND
  • Dr. Judith White - Director of Academic Programs, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, PGCPS - DECLINED (Also on behalf of Ms. Carmen Henninger & Ms. Jane Ness - Immersion Instructional Specialists, Office of Immersion Programs, PGCPS)

Chinese Immersion Program Video

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April is National Autism Awareness Month!

National Autism Awareness Month represents an excellent opportunity to promote autism awareness, autism acceptance and to draw attention to the tens of thousands facing an autism diagnosis each year.


“Autism” – 自闭症 (Zì bì zhèng)