Center for Skillful Teaching and Leading at Festival

Facility Request

If you wish to book The Center for Skillful Teaching and Leading at Festival, please contact Ellen Gott via e-mail at Ellen_M_Gott@mcpsmd.org and provide dates requested, group/training name, number of participants, and a contact name with phone number.

About the Center for Skillful Teaching and Leading

The Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Center for Skillful Teaching and Leading is a staff training facility that houses three training rooms and the offices of the Department of Skillful Teaching and Leading. It is centrally located in Gaithersburg, Maryland in the Festival Shopping Center. There is plenty of parking available however, there is no MCPS parking in the first 2 rows in front of the laundromat and barber shop.

Facility Amenities

The Large Training Room, which holds a maximum of 140 participants, is equipped with a computer, 2 projectors, quality audio system, and 2 white boards.

The Hoffman Room, which holds a maximum of 40 participants, is equipped with a computer, projector, Promethean board, quality audio system and a white board.

The Conference Room, which holds a maximum of 20 participants, is equipped with a computer, Promethean board and a white board.

Lounge

There is a staff kitchen/lounge with vending machines, microwaves, refrigerator and water cooler

Contact Information

Center for Skillful Teaching and Leading at Festival
Montgomery County Public Schools
283 Muddy Branch Road
Gaithersburg, MD 20878

301-840-6740 (Main Number)
301-840-8025 (Fax Number)

Directions to The Center for Skillful Teaching and Leading at Festival

Go to Google Map for directions
from Frederick and Points North
Via 270: 
Take Exit 9 towards Sam Eig Highway
Merge left onto Sam Eig Highway
2nd light—turn Right onto Diamondback Drive,
2nd light—turn Right onto Muddy Branch Road,
3rd light—turn Right into Festival Shopping Center
CSTL is in the far right corner as you turn into the shopping center and is next to the Family Dollar Store

from Virginia and Points South
Via 270: 
Take Exit 9 A/B (370 and Sam Eig Highway),
Stay to the left on ramp going towards Sam Eig Highway
2nd light—turn Right onto Diamondback Drive,
2nd light—turn Right onto Muddy Branch Road,
3rd light—turn Right into Festival Shopping Center
CSTL is in the far right corner as you turn into the shopping center and is next to the Family Dollar Store