Capital Outlay

  • Groundbreaking speechribbon cutting
    (Ground breaking to Ribbon Cutting at new
    Chesapeake City Elementary School site)

    Welcome to Capital Outlay

    The Capital Outlay Department is responsible for assessing present and future school needs and implementing a plan to address these needs. We provide the planning, design, and construction of new schools, as well as additions and renovations to existing schools in accordance with the approved Educational Specifications. Additionally, the Department oversees facility modifications including, Aging Schools, Qualified Zone Academy Bond (QZAB), and the installation and relocation of portable classrooms. The Capital Outlay Department values and respects the contributions and input from all stakeholders (administration, staff, community, state, and local government) and is committed to improving these relationships so that ALL students receive an excellent educational experience.


  • Cecil County Public Schools
    Capital Outlay Department
    201 Booth Street
    Elkton, MD  21921

    Ph# 410-996-5034


    The Capital Outlay Team

    Charles Simpers
    Supervisor of School Construction

     Scott Anderson
    Construction Field Inspector

    Eric Olson
    Construction Field Inspector

    Crystal Preston
    Administrative Secretary

  • Our mission:
    To administer a school construction program in a way that provides for new and renovated facilities
    to support educational programs enabling each student to achieve their highest potential in
    safe, secure, and inviting environments.

    Our Vision:
    The Capital Outlay Department seeks to be responsible stewards of resources
    while providing effective and inviting educational facilities.

    Our Goals:
    To address capacity and overcrowding issues through accurate and thorough
    planning to determine the best possible resolutions;

    To achieve a minimum standard of physical condition for each school through renovation;

    To explore and maximize all funding opportunities, exercising prudent use
    of and accounting for every dollar spent.