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Department of Professional Growth Systems

Building the capacity of our workforce

Professional Growth System for Supporting Services

About the System

The Supporting Services Professional Growth System is a collaborative process that promotes workforce excellence by applying a core competency model in order to encourage personal and systemic growth on performance through continuous improvement.



The SSPGS has adopted a competency-based model for recruiting and staffing, evaluating, developing, and recognizing supporting services employees in Montgomery County Public Schools. Core Competencies for Supporting Services


Contact Information

Professional Growth Consultant Program

45 W. Gude Drive
Suite 2400
Rockville, MD 20850

Phone: 240-740-8067


  • Carlene Butt-Pruitt, SEIU Liaison to the PAR Panel


  • Deborah Colin, Administrative Secretary


 Professional Growth Consultants (PGC)
  •  Lisa Bligen, PGC
  •  Michelle Cagley, PGC
  •  Kelley Eiskant, PGC