Contact Information

Professional Growth Consultant Program

45 W. Gude Drive, Suite 2400
Rockville, MD 20850


Phone: 301-217-5116


Marsha Melson

Administrative Secretary

Phone: 301-217-5116


Professional Growth Consultants (PGC)  

  • Betsy Povtak, Lead PGC  
  • Carlene Butt-Pruitt, PGC
  • Carolyn Skahill, PGC  
  • Samuel Ward, PGC


Professional Growth System for Supporting Services

About the System

The Supporting Services Professional Growth System is a collaborative process that promotes workforce excellence by applying a core competency model in order to encourage personal and systemic growth on performance through continuous improvement.



The SSPGS has adopted a competency based model for recruiting and staffing, evaluating, developing, and recognizing supporting services employees in Montgomery County Public Schools. Core Competencies for Supporting Services