For Parents

Parent Volunteers

  • Montgomery County Public Schools requires school volunteers and partnership agencies to complete certain compliance measures in order to volunteer within our school district.
    • Online Recognizing Child Abuse and Neglect Training via their myMCPS Classroom/Canvas account
    • Background check (dependent upon the type of volunteer service, per the Volunteers regulation and FAQ)
    • COVID-19 Vaccination Attestation - NEW!
    • Beginning September 20, 2021, volunteers will be required to upload their Certificate of COVID-19 Vaccination to remain on the volunteer roster.
    • Please review the Volunteer/Contractor Vaccination Attestation Update for details on this process.


 Synergy ParentVUE has replaced the Parent Portal as the primary home-to-school communication vehicle for schools to share information regarding grades, attendance, scheduling, and more. 

Information on accessing ParentVUE can be found here in a slideshow or below. 
If families did not receive an email with ParentVUE activation information, they can call 240-740-7020 or email

If parents can only see some children but not all, please complete this form and the MCPS technology office will  merge accounts:

To login into ParentVUE visit


Click here for information on how to set up MCPS Zoom accounts and join a Zoom meeting.

Haz clic aquí para información sobre cómo a crear cuentas de MCPS Zoom y unir a un reunion de Zoom.

Haga clic aquí para obtener instrucciones sobre cómo acceder a Zoom y myMCPS Canvas

Vaccination Requirements

Click here for MPCS vaccination requirements.

Additional Links

Mental Health and Wellness Tips for Students

How to Talk to Children About Violence

    Talking to Children About Violence  

    Conversando con Niños Sobre la Violencia  

    Tips for Parents and Educators Infographic