teacher leaning over student

Office of Special Education

Services for students with disabilities
from birth through age 21

Montgomery County Public Schools Special Education Parent Summit

Keynote Speakers:

Robin Williams Evans
Robin Williams Evans, on living a happy life with a special-needs child   

Living a Happy Life with a Special-Needs Child: A Parent's Perspective (Vol 1)  

*2017 Gold Winner - Human Relations Indie Book Awards

Wayne E. Evans
Wayne E. Evans     www.askdrwayne.com     

MCPS Special Education Parent Summit

The Sixth Annual
Special Education Summit
April 27, 2019
8:15 am - 1:00 pm

Quince Orchard High School
15800 Quince Orchard Road
Gaithersburg, MD 20878


Register Here to Attend

Continental breakfast and childcare provided for ages 3yrs+ 


8:15 - 8:45         Registration & Breakfast 

8:45 - 9:05         Opening Remarks           

             Mr. Kevin Lowndes      Associate Superintendent, MCPS Office of Special Education 

             Mrs. Rebecca K. Smondrowski      Member, Montgomery County Board of Education

             Dr. Jack Smith     Superintendent of Schools, MCPS 

             Ms. Julie Reiley     CoChair, Special Education Advisory Committee

9:05 - 10:05       Keynote Address            

             Mrs. Robin Williams-Evans     Author, Living a Happy Life with a Special-Needs Child

             Dr. Wayne E. Evans       Founder, Practical Alternatives, LLC 

10:05                  Resource Fair Opens

10:05 - 10:20     Transition

10:20 - 11:20     Breakout Session 1

11:20 - 11:30     Transition

11:30 - 12:30     Breakout Session 2

1:00                   Resource Fair Closes


Summit Resources:

Co-sponsored by:

  • Office of Special Education Parent Outreach Committee
  • Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC)
  • Office of Community Engagement and Partnerships

Previous Parent Summit Information