Press Conference Education

Educators, Parents, State and County Officials Rally For State Education Funds (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council of Parent-Teacher Associations (MCCPTA) hosted a news conference on May 5 at Walter Johnson High School in Bethesda.

Educators, parents, state and county officials urged Governor Larry Hogan to fully fund education in the state of Maryland.

Watch the full conference:

Here’s a list of the speakers by order:

Doug Prouty, president of Montgomery County Education Association (MCEA)

Patricia O’Neill, president of Montgomery County Board of Education

Larry Bowers, interim superintendent of Montgomery County Public Schools

Nancy King, Maryland State Senator

Anne Kaiser, Maryland State Delegate

Francis Frost, president of Montgomery County Council of Parent-Teacher Associations

Sabrina McMillan, NAACP Parents’ Council

Diego Uriburu, executive director of Identity

Jennifer Baker, principal at Walter Johnson High School

Monique Keene-King, counselor at Eastern Middle School

Bella Portillo, media assistant educator at Oakview Elementary School

Aline Barros

About Aline Barros

Aline Barros is a multimedia reporter and community engagement specialist with Montgomery Community Media. She can be reached at and on Twitter at @AlineBarros2.


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