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Student Service Learning

2017 Mrs. Binta-CalhounStudent Service Learning School-based Coordinator:
Mrs. Binta-Calhoun
Phone: 301-649-8088 x1107
Office: A216
Email: Fatima_B_Calhoun@mcpsmd.org

All students working toward Maryland State Department of Education diplomas must complete 75 service learning hours in addition to the graduation requirements of enrollment, credit, courses, and competencies.


  • All students awarded the Certificate of Meritorious Service will have completed 260 service hours by April 6, 2018
  • To find pre-approved SSL opportunities click here
  • To print an SSL Verification of student hours form, click here
  • Volunteering more than 25 hours? Please complete the volunteer log-in sheet found here.
  • Student Service Learning Hours must be performed at an MCPS approved organization. If the organization is not on the approved list, a special activity form must be filled out and approved BEFORE the student performs the service. To download the special activity form click here
  • To review the MCPS Student Service Learning program click here
  • Click here to review the Student Service Learning guidebook. 

Important Dates 

  • Friday, September 29, 2017: Documentation of service performed from June 2, 2017 through the summer is due to the school-based SSL coordinator. 
  • Friday, January 5, 2018: Documentation of service performed during the first semester is due to the school-based SSL coordinator. 
  • April 6, 2018: Documentation that qualifies seniors for Certificates of Meritorious Service is due to the school-based SSL coordinator. 
  • Friday, June 1, 2018: Documentation of all service performed during the second semester is due to the school-based SSL coordinator.