Student and Family Support and Engagement

Psychological Services

School psychologists ensure that every child learns in a safe, healthy and supportive environment. They are school-based mental health professionals trained in both psychology and education. Psychological services are available to all students.

School psychologists can be contacted by calling their assigned school, or by contacting Dr. Christina N. Conolly, Director of Psychological Services at 240-740-5640.

2020-2021 School Psychologist Assignments

NEW: School Psychologist Internship Opportunities

School Psychologist Internship Application

Internship applications for the 2021-2022 school year will be accepted November 1, 2020 - December 1, 2020.


About School Psychologists

School psychologists are uniquely skilled in:

  • instructional consultation
  • collaboration
  • behavior management
  • social skill development
  • psychological assessment
  • identification of exceptionalities

They have the knowledge, skill, and experience to work in partnership with other school staff members and parents and apply psychological, mental health and child development approaches to enhance academic achievement and social-emotional learning.

MCPS school psychologists work in a variety of programs and setting such as Head Start programs, special and general education schools, alternative programs, and the bilingual assessment team.

Interested in working as a School Psychologist in MCPS?  Go to MCPS Careers and scroll to the Apply – School Psychologist position.

Related Links

  • National Association of School Psychologists
  • Maryland School Psychologists' Association
  • Montgomery County School Psychologists' Association