Student leaders interested in running for the MCPS Student Member of the Board of Education must review the SMOB Election Protocols and follow all rules and expectations for a fair election. SMOB Candidate filing period opens on January 2, 2019. Potential candidates must file their nomination (SMOB Candidate Nomination Form – pages 26 & 27 in the protocols) with Mrs. Shella Cherry via email at email@example.com by January 24, 2019 at 5:00 pm. An original hard copy must be submitted at the mandatory candidates meeting on Friday, January 25, 2019 (6:00 – 7:30 pm). Please email Mrs. Cherry with any questions.
The Student Equity Advocates: S.E.A. the Wave of Change, the newest MCPS leadership program, is meeting January 14, 2019 at CESC, Room 134. They aim to provide you with the leadership skills to make a difference in our diverse schools and community. If you would like to engage with other student leaders who want to make a positive difference in our diverse world, please come join us! Learn more!
Student leaders from Montgomery County Region (MCR-SGA), Montgomery County Junior Council (MCJC-SGA), MoCo EmpowHER, and Minority Scholars Program (MSP) shared their observations, experiences, and ideas regarding mental health supports for students at the MCPS Mental Health and Wellness Fair on Saturday, October 27, 2018.
Wootton High School SGA hosted the first MCR-SGA general assembly of the year. Student leaders from all across Montgomery County Public Schools participated in opportunities to share their ideas on being productive school advocates and hear from Senator Chris Van Hollen, who highlighted their work with voter registration. The next General Assembly will be held on December 13, 2018 at Richard Montgomery High School.
Students from MCR and MCJC visited the Maryland Emergency Management Agency in Reistertown, MD for the #SafeSchoolsMaryland Kick Off event. At this event, Governor Larry Hogan announced a Safe Schools Maryland tip line for students to make anonymous tips about suspicious and threatening behavior in schools: 833-632-7233.
The MCJC SGA held their first General Assembly of the year at Argyle Middle School. The student leaders from the across the school district came together to hear updates about the organization, learn about parliamentary procedure, and learn from other schools about each of the school leadership, service activities and goals for the year. The next General Assembly will be held on December 13, 2018 at Richard Montgomery High School.
Students discuss and act on issues, problems, and concerns in the schools, as well as engaging in countywide activities.
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.
The Superintendent’s Leadership Academy is transformative in its focus to enhance and enrich the life skills students require to successfully transition from high school into college and/or work.
MoCo EmpowHer provides leadership development opportunities for young women, helps to establish networks for female leaders, advocates and lobbies for issues pertaining to young women, provides opportunities for female leaders to explore career options, and endeavors to engage with allied communities to expand advocacy efforts.
Leadership in today's diverse world requires leaders to speak, lead, and make decisions with an understanding of multiple perspectives.
The Student Equity Advocates aim to provide you with the leadership skills to make a difference in our diverse schools and community.
Selected high school seniors participate as pages for members of the Maryland General Assembly during the general session.
The application process for the Maryland General Assembly Student Page Program is now closed and will reopen September 2019.
Shella B. Cherry, CoordinatorOffice: 240-740-4692Fax: 301-517-8166
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