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December SSL Updates


Support your community, explore career interests, tackle issues that are important to you, and feel good about the work you’re doing while meeting the Student Service Learning (SSL) graduation requirement!

Check out these important December 2023 SSL Updates to learn more about SSL opportunities, documentation, and how to stay up to date on your SSL record and activity.

Upcoming December SSL Opportunities!

    • MCPS Fall Sustainability Forum (December 7, 2023, 6:00pm - 7:00pm) - Did you know trash powers your house? The Division of Sustainability and Compliance is hosting a Fall Symposium will host representatives from Covanta to present on how the trash that is collected from Montgomery County is transported by rail to a waste to energy plant within the county and the process that takes place to generate energy.
  • The Keeping It Safe Student Video Contest is now open! Students may earn 5 SSL hours for quality video submissions. Interested students may view the contest rules and additional information at this link.

Students may find additional SSL organizations and opportunities on the Volunteer Center website; these organizations and opportunities are identified with the blue MCPS SSL graduation cap icon. A complete list of current nonprofit-hosted SSL opportunities may be found at the following quick links: and