The Office of Student and Family Support and Engagement is committed to providing the services and programs needed to promote positive school cultures and advance the academic, physical, social and psychological well-being of every student.
Be Well 365 provides students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities in six essential areas of physical, social, and psychological development that support academic growth and lifelong personal and career success. Through learning experiences embedded in the curriculum and school counselor lessons aligned to the needs of the students, Be Well 365 focuses on these long-term goals:
All Schools, All Staff, All Students
Be Well 365 aims to provide students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities in 6 essential areas through school-based programs, instruction, practices, and interventions:
Learning activities in science, art, social studies, health and physical education, as well as professional development for all staff, support and guide the development of these 6 areas. Combining social and emotional learning with academic instruction contributes to greater student engagement and long-term academic success.
If you are in a crisis or you know someone who is call:
To help yourself or a friend with suicidal thoughts call:
If you are concerned about your safety in school or the safety of other students call:
Crisis Support and Community ResourcesEach MCPS school has a student support team prepared to address events that may affect students' sense of safety and security.
BTheOne.orgInformation on suicide and substance use prevention.
School Safety and Emergency PreparednessKeeping students safe in an emergency or crisis situation.
Talking to Children About Violence: Tips for Parents & TeachersEspañol | 中文 | Français | tiếng Việt | 한국어 | አማርኛHelping students reestablish a sense of normalcy and security.
Child Abuse and Neglect
School Health Services
Recovery Academic Program (RAP)Academic support and substance recovery support services.
Community Resources for Substance Use
Report an Incident of Bullying, Harassment, or IntimidationEvery student deserves respect and a safe learning environment.
Digital CitizenshipInformation and resources to help students, families, and staff use technology and social media in a safe and responsible manner.
2018-2019 Guidelines for Students: Gender IdentityEspañol | 中文 | Français | tiếng Việt | 한국어 | አማርኛWe are committed to ensuring all students feel accepted, valued, and safe.
Welcoming Schools—A Safe Place To LearnEspañol | 中文 | Français | tiếng Việt | 한국어 | አማርኛEnsuring that all students feel safe and welcome in our schools regardless of immigration status.
MCPS Student Rights and Responsibilities, Student Code of Conduct, and Guidelines for Respecting Religious DiversityAn overview of school regulations, expectations for student conduct, and disciplinary protocols.
Restorative JusticeAn alternative approach to addressing conflict resolution.
Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS)A proactive approach for positive student behavior and a positive climate for learning.
Bullying, Harassment, and Intimidation PreventionProactive and preventive strategies to make schools safe and positive places to learn
Truancy and Dropout PreventionInitiatives to address and help chronically absent students.
Court LiaisonSupport for students and families in the judicial system.
Pupil Personnel WorkersCertified school-based professionals who provide advocacy and support for students and their families.
Parent Community CoordinatorsSchool-based professionals who help build and strengthen positive relationships with families, especially those who may be facing language, cultural or economic barriers.
Community Resource GuideEspañol | 中文 | Français | tiếng Việt | 한국어 | አማርኛAvailable student and family community supports and resources.
Linkages To LearningSchool-based program that connects low-income students and families to community resources.
Parent AcademyWorkshops providing information, resources, tools and tips to support student success in school.
Preparing for Parent-Teacher ConferencesEspañol | 中文 | Français | tiếng Việt | 한국어
Homework ResourcesFree homework help.
Volunteering in Schools
Naviance StudentOnline program for academic, college and career planning.
College EventsCollege fair and workshop opportunities.
Scholarships and Financial Aid
College Admission Tests and Preparation
Career and Trade Schools
Student LeadershipLeadership program opportunities.
Student Member of the Board (SMOB)
Student Service LearningDetailed program information, forms, and resources.
Student Service Learning FAQs
Drive For SuppliesAnnual program benefiting students in need.
Enrollment FormsEnrollment forms required for all enrolling students.
Enroll an International Student
ESOL TestingEnglish language proficiency assessment information.
Enroll a Homeless Student
Dr. Jonathan T. Brice, Associate SuperintendentCarver Educational Services Center850 Hungerford Drive, Room 50Rockville, MD 20850Phone: 240-740-5630Fax: 301-279-3207Staff Directory
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Licensed school psychologists, trained in both psychology and education, support collaborative approaches to analyze and resolve barriers that impact academic success ensuring every student learns in a safe, healthy, and supportive environment.
Certified school counselors support the academic, personal, and social development of all students through a comprehensive school counseling program designed to monitor progress toward graduation and college/career readiness.
Certified professionals who serve as advocates, consultants, and liaisons to students and families by providing direct intervention and case management services to identify, assess, and resolve student concerns that adversely impact academic success.
In partnership with the Montgomery County Dept. of Health and human Services, licensed professionals provide developmentally and culturally appropriate mental health supports and resources to assure the health, safety and well-being of students.
Diverse team of professionals who work collaboratively with schools and community partners to ensure families have the tools to navigate the school system and the opportunities to effectively support their child's academic success, especially families facing language and cultural barriers.
A process facilitated by trained educators that allows students to actively engage and problem solve conflicts and wrongdoings. Restorative practices build safe and equitable school climates; strengthen relationships among students and adults; promote a sense of community; and encourage responsibility, accountability and empathy.
Leadership programs that support the development and skills of emerging student leaders. Diverse opportunities empower students to utilize their voice to foster positive change in schools and communities while raising awareness around productive civic engagement.
Multilingual staff facilitates the enrollment and placement of international, foreign, and exchange students, and students in other residency situations. They provide families with the information needed to be engaged and supportive partners in their children's education.