For Students

Student Service Learning (SSL):  Looking for ways to find SSL opportunities?  Look no further, click here to search for Environmental MCPS SSL opportunities.

Montgomery County Government Climate Internship (Remote) Summer 2022:  Montgomery County is seeking climate interns to participate in the County’s climate team. This is a competitive internship for qualified students and recent graduates with diverse backgrounds who have strong experience, education, or interest, in climate, sustainability, racial equity, and clean and renewable energy policy.  This is a paid internship ($15/hour). The internship will be conducted fully remotely (teleworking). For details, click here

For Staff

K-12 Teachers: Get credit, connect, and learn how to catalyze student-led climate action! Register by February 7  to “learn to lead by doing!” In this seriously fun online course, take the "Make the Most of Food @ Home Challenge" with other teachers in order to become prepared to lead the challenge for students. The challenge is organized by Recycle Leaders in partnership with Audubon Naturalist Society. Register here or Learn more. Contact:


Simple steps to starting a school-based Sustainability Team

Classroom Sustainability Activities:  Three Green Things

Free Professional Development Sessions for Maryland Green Schools Certification

How to become an Energy Star Educator  

Energy Exploration activities from Montgomery County Energy Connection

Archive of Events and Presentations

MCPS Sustainability Symposium was held on May 26, 2021.  Over 125 students and staff participated in the first ever sustainability symposium. If you missed it, click on the links below to view slides, participants' responses to poll questions, breakout room comments, and frequently asked questions (FAQ). 

Virtual Climate Youth Town Hall:  Montgomery County, Montgomery County Public Schools, and Montgomery College hosted a Virtual Climate Youth Townhall on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021. If you missed it, watch the recording of the event here