School Support and Improvement

Student Leadership

Student Government Associations

Students discuss and act on issues, problems, and concerns in the schools, as well as engaging in countywide activities.


Student Member of the Board of Education

The SMOB is an elected official who can vote on issues like administrative appointments (including hiring of the Superintendent of Schools), policy, and the Board of Education's legislative platform.

Superintendent’s Leadership Academy

The SLA has been reformatted to bring together a cohort of 10th grade students representing each high school across MCPS to participate in a unique, two-year learning experience. The academy serves to help students develop leadership, communication, and problem-solving skills as they share their student voice on school system initiatives.


MoCo EmpowHer provides leadership development opportunities for young women, opportunities for female leaders to explore various career options, and advocacy networks for female leaders.

Maryland General Assembly Page Program

Student pages are selected each year from across the State to represent their schools and counties in Annapolis. Each selected page will serve two nonconsecutive weeks in either the State Senate or the House of Delegates.

MoCo Pride Youth

MoCo Pride Youth was founded in 2019 by a group of high school and middle school students that attend schools across Montgomery County and serves as a home to connect, learn and advocate for the LGBTQ+ student community.


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Mrs. Shella B. Cherry, Director, Student Leadership and Extracurricular Activities
Mrs. Donna Kleffman, Instructional Specialist
Ms. Michelle Dean, Instructional Specialist
Ms. Michelle (Sheli) Schmitz, Administrative Secretary
240-740-4691 | 240-740-4692
Fax: 301-517-8166

850 Hungerford Drive, Suite 269
Rockville, MD 20850

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