MCPS Teachers Earn National Certification

Fifty MCPS educators achieved certification by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards in 2014. This brings the number of Board-certified teachers in MCPS to 709. Montgomery County far surpasses all other districts in Maryland and ranks ninth among school districts in the nation in the number of new National Board Certified educators.

NBCT

Awards Season is Nearly Here!

Award season is nearly here. Do you know a teacher or principal who has gone above and beyond to help students succeed? Nominations are open for a variety of honors and recognitions to honor outstanding teachers and principals, including the Marian Greenblatt Excellence in Education Awards, The Washington Post Distinguished Educational Leadership Award and the Shirley J. Lowrie Thank You for Teaching Award.

Awards

Blair STEM Students Build Submarines

Engineering students from Montgomery Blair High School, in collaboration with the United States Navy, are getting hands-on experience building underwater drones called Sea Gliders. Using Navy plans and Navy parts the students will assemble 24 scale models of the underwater robots that are currently in use by the Navy.

Sea Gliders

Attend Public Hearings on Proposed FY 2016 Operating Budget

Don’t miss the chance to share your ideas and views on the proposed budget at two upcoming public hearings on Jan. 8 and Jan. 15. Both hearings will be held at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of the Carver Educational Services Center. If you would like to testify at one of the hearings, contact the Board of Education office at 301-279-3617.

BOE Hearings

Featured Videos


News in 90 - This Week’s News in English and Spanish

Superintendent Proposes Operating Budget for FY 2016

Student Leaders Meet with Board of Education

MCPS Students Continue to Excel on AP Exams

Class of 2014 Excels on SAT

MCPS Hosts PARCC Night for Parents

Superintendent Delivers State of the Schools Address

Superintendent Asks for Increase in School Construction Budget

Behind the Scenes in MCPS

The Strategic Planning Framework

Spotlight

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Workforce Diversity Initiative

The Initiative aims to improve recruitment, selection, development, and retention of diverse teachers.

PARCC Tests

Learn more about the new state assessments being given this year in English and math.

MCPS Choice Study

MCPS has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to conduct a study of choice and other special academic programs.