Proud Partners

Montgomery County Public Schools enjoys a successful partnership with local IT business community through The Montgomery County Students Information Technology Foundation (ITF). Business leaders on the ITF Board provide guidance to ensure IT and Computer Science programs in MCPS are at the cutting edge of technology and meet current industry standards.   Our partners spend countless hours of time and expertise  supporting and overseeing the following programs:  Academy of Information Technology (NAF), Cisco Networking Academy, Computer Science/ pathway and Network Operations programs.    Due to the support of the business partners, the ITF students enjoy operating a hands-on entrepreneurial used computer sales program, and are able to obtain CompTIA certification test vouchers.  

Information Technology and Computer Science Advisory Group  


Brian A. Vaughn  
Joe Kessler Next-Stage Development Group 
Eric Vazzana Cisco Systems
Larry Shulman Shulman Rogers Gandal Pordy & Ecker
Pat Yongpradit
Melody Voress Daly Computers, Inc. 
Aaron Udler OfficePro, Inc. 
Marshal Greenblatt            Marian Greenblatt Education Fund 
Kristin Draper Shulman Rogers Gandal Pordy & Ecker
Bria Barry     
Zia Hassan      Microsoft
Alexandra Dorman Microsoft
Kate Haydon NAF
Heather Lageman Baltimore County Schools/CEASOM
Iris Kutch Red River
Charles Hamilton  Dyer & Associates, P.C
Margaret Latimer Montgomery College 
Alla Webb Montgomery College 
Kevin Clark Dell, Inc. 
Jena Collins Apple Education
Andrew Fraser      Sandglass System, Inc
Tashya Tummings      National & Cyber Solutions Group, CACI 
Patricia Williams  Xerox Corporation 
Ellen Loos Apple Education
Dr. Muhammad Kehnemouyi Montgomery College
Amy Bateman Data Networks 
Lori Gordon HWC, Inc. 
Ellen Quinn  Northrup Grumman 
Bernard Schuchner  
Walt Houser  
Andrew Kagan Planet Technologies
Sue Patton  Patton Electronics 
Bria Barker EverFi
Niels Nielsen  
Melissa Hamilton Crestron Mid-Atlantic
Mercy Luhanga Verizon


Updated 10/2023