The Division of Student, Family, and School Services, working with schools, families and the community, is dedicated to promoting the shared responsibility and mutual process of engaging families in meaningful and culturally appropriate ways to foster student learning and development.
We work to ensure families have the tools and opportunities to be active and effective partners in their children's school experience; and support schools and community partners in building family-school partnerships to support learning opportunities in the classroom, community, and at home.
We believe that all families, schools, and the community can work together to help students achieve academic proficiency and college and career readiness by:
MCPS is committed to improving students’ school experience and academic success and ensuring equitable learning opportunities by engaging families in decision-making and program review. The newly formed Family Engagement Advisory Team provides opportunities for MCPS families to learn about and provide input and feedback on the district’s programs and initiatives.
Team responsibilities include:
The Family Engagement Advisory Team meets at least seven times during the school year and members serve a two-year term.
MCPS Parent and Family Involvement Policy
Parent Community Coordinators (PCC) foster connections between schools, families, and community partners to improve the academic and social-emotional outcomes for students.
Learn more about the role of the PCC:
Congratulations Deneen Gordon!
Ms. Gordon, Parent Community Coordinator at Burnt Mills ES and Fairland ES, received the Maryland PTA Lifetime Achievement Award, the highest recognition bestowed by the PTA and given to only those who have demonstrated outstanding service in support of our students, schools, and communities. Her commitment to the education and well-being of our students deserves acknowledgement.
Free workshops that provide information, resources, and tools & tips to support student success.
Take a look at our new lineup of free workshops this winter to empower, inform, and support families. To see the full schedule of workshops and to register, visit the Parent Academy webpage.
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