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Special Education Summit Connects Parents, MCPS, and Community Partners

Parents, caregivers, educators and community members gathered April 22 at Walter Johnson High School for the fourth annual MCPS Special Education Summit. The summit was organized by MCPS in partnership with community organizations to share and exchange ideas to better meet the needs of students receiving special education services.

Special Ed Summit

Who will be the Next Student Member of the Board?

Middle and high school students will cast their votes Wednesday, April 26 for the next Student Member of the Board of Education. Alexander Abrosimov, a junior at Richard Montgomery High School, and Matthew Post, a junior at Sherwood High School, are the final candidates. The SMOB provides an informed student viewpoint on educational issues, may author legislation and can vote on matters related to collective bargaining, capital and operating budgets, and school closings, reopenings and boundaries.

SMOB Election

Rockville HS Teacher Named Washington Post Teacher of the Year

Sean Pang, a teacher at Rockville High School, has been selected as the 2017 Washington Post Teacher of the Year. Pang, who is in his sixth year as an educator, was chosen from 21 finalists from across the region. The Washington Post Principal of the Year and Teacher of the Year awards are given annually to principals and teachers in Washington-area school districts who go beyond the day-to-day demands of their position to create exceptional educational environments and exemplify excellence.

Washington Post

Photo Credit: Donna St. George/The Washington Post


Glenallan ES Hosts Career Day

Several organizations, community members and parents visited Glenallan Elementary School on April 18 for the school’s Career Day and talked to students about different career paths. Visitors included Pepco employees, Montgomery Parks arborists, Maryland-National Capital Park Police, a Montgomery County Police K-9 unit and more.

Glenallan ES

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