Be Well 365 → Resources at Your School
School-based certified school counselors support the academic, personal, and social development of all students through a comprehensive school counseling program designed to foster and monitor progress toward high school graduation and college and career readiness.
School psychologists are school-based mental health professionals trained in both psychology and education who support collaborative approaches to analyzing and resolving barriers that impact academic success.
Pupil personnel workers are certified school-based professional who serve as advocates, consultants, and liaisons to students and families by providing direct intervention and case management services to identify, assess, and resolve various student concerns that impact academic success.
The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services, School Health Services (SHS), in partnership with Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS), provides services to assure the health, safety, and well-being of over 156,000 students enrolled in MCPS schools.
Social workers work together with educational staff to promote social-emotional wellness for all students and provide for the mental health needs of students as needed. On a voluntary basis and according to individual needs, they provide a range of services from social skills groups to more intensive mental health supports, as well as crisis intervention.
School-based ESOL counselors (SBECs) help ESOL students with academic, social and personal needs. They support specialized programs, such as those that provide Extended Learning Opportunities to improve academic outcomes, and work with students to understand their needs in adjusting to and achieving in school.
ESOL Transition Counselors provide counseling services to ESOL students. They support teachers and school staff to increase awareness of and handle issues related to ESOL students, and they help students adjust to their new environments.
Parent community coordinators (PCCs) help build and strengthen positive relationships with families and work collaboratively with school leaders, staff, and organizations to develop and implement family engagement activities. They guide families through the school system and build their ability to advocate for students, especially those who face language, cultural or economic barriers. PCCs are in school communities highly impacted by poverty.
Cybercivility and Cybersafety
Common Sense Media
Office of Student and Family Support and Engagement
Health and Wellness
Girls on the Run Montgomery County
Linkages to Learning
Achieving Collegiate Excellence and Success
No Place for Hate
Caring Communities: Linking School Culture and Student Development
Supporting Students’ Social, Emotional, and Academic Development
You Need To Teach Your Kids To Fail. Here’s How.
The School Climate Connection with SEL
SEL’s Results in Cleveland and Austin
What Makes Social-Emotional Learning So Important?
Relationships Are Fundamental
What We’ve Learned About Implementing Social-Emotional Learning
Happy Teachers Practice Self-Care
12 Choices to Help You Step Back from Burnout
Culturally-responsive Relationship Building
Mental and Emotional Health*
*Includes the districtwide Mental Health Awareness Day during which all schools will engage in activities and programs to promote mental health and wellness
Positive Character Development and Empathy
Restorative Justice and Restorative Practices
Physical Health and Wellness