Building Our Future Together is a Strategic Planning Framework that will guide Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) as we seek to provide all students with the skills and knowledge needed for success. The Framework is built around three competencies—Academic Excellence, Creative Problem Solving, and Social Emotional Learning. These are the competencies our students will need to compete and thrive in the 21st century. We’ll monitor our progress at five important milestones in a student’s educational journey, from elementary school to graduation. The work of our schools and offices will be aligned to the three competencies, as well as a continued commitment to operational excellence and continuous improvement.
Building Our Future Together was created in collaboration with many stakeholders, including students, staff, parents, and community.
MCPS is committed to educating our students so that academic success is not predictable by race, ethnicity, gender, socioeconomic status, language proficiency, or disability. We will continue to strive until the achievement gap has been eliminated for all groups. Our students will graduate with deep academic knowledge in the core subjects as well as other content areas, such as the arts and technology, preparing them for tomorrow’s complex world and workplace.
This Framework outlines the expectations for students, staff, and community members around the three competencies and lays out a clear path to meet our goals. MCPS will continue to organize and optimize resources that will align to these three competency areas and reflect the Board’s core values to ensure that every student is well prepared for success beyond high school.
The MCPS community is committed to a culture of collaboration, innovation, and equity. It is this focus that has made MCPS one of the premier school districts in the nation and will allow us to continue to serve our students at the highest level for generations to come.
We Are Building Our Future Together