The Maryland Department of Education and Microsoft have entered into a collaborative partnership that allows all students and all school systems staff to get the latest version of the Microsoft Office software suite, Office 365 ProPlus, at no charge.  Office 365 ProPlus includes the full suite of Microsoft applications such as Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint as well as the ability to create, save, and share Office files online.  Under the program, students and staff are able to download and install the Microsoft Office software on up to five devices free of charge.  The devices may be PCs, Macs, tablets, or phones.  For FAQs and download instructions in multiple languages, visit www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/parents/.