MCPS Board of Education

July 12, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Escuelas públicas de Montgomery consideran menos requisitos para maestros sustitutos

Las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery están considerando minimizar los requisitos para maestros sustitutos. Hasta ahora, el Condado de Montgomery requiere que los sustitutos tengan al menos una licenciatura o hayan recibido la certificación de un programa acreditado. Si se reducen las calificaciones, las personas necesitarán un título de Asociado o un mínimo de […]

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July 11, 2019 | Frances Moyonero

MCPS’ Answer for Substitute Teacher Shortage Met with Mixed Reviews

Montgomery County Public Schools are considering loosening the requirements for substitute teachers. Until now, Montgomery County has required potential substitutes to have at least a Bachelor’s degree or received certification from an accredited program. If the qualifications are lowered, individuals will need an Associate’s degree or a minimum of 60 college credits beginning in the […]

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July 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Kennedy Student Sworn in as New Student Member of the Board

Nate Tinbite was sworn in as the 42nd Montgomery County Student Member of the Board (SMOB) of Education on Tuesday. Tinbite, a rising senior at John F. Kennedy High School in Silver Spring, was elected by Montgomery County Public School (MCPS) middle and high school students to serve on the school board for a one-year […]

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February 13, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Here’s What Happened at the School Board Meeting Tuesday

The Montgomery County Public Schools’ Board of Education held a meeting Tuesday at the Carver Educational Services Center in Rockville. During the meeting, there was a tentative adoption of the superintendent’s recommended Fiscal Year 2020 Operating Budget. The Montgomery County Family Justice Center was also recognized for providing services to families impacted by domestic violence, […]

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January 21, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Tribute, Women of the Dream

The 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Tribute, which was held at The Music Center at Strathmore, highlighted Women of the Dream. Student Member of the Montgomery County School Board, Ananya Tadikonda was a guest speaker during the event. Tadikonda spoke on why Martin Luther King Jr. Day is important, and what students should reflect […]

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April 19, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Five Things to Know Today, April 19, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 19, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Council will receive an update on the Zika virus from the County’s Health Officer, Ulder Tillman. The meeting will take place at the Council office building in Rockville at 10:20 a.m. 2. Early voting continues from 10 a.m. – 8 […]

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January 5, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Local Hindu Americans Petition Montgomery County Board of Education for Diwali Holiday (PHOTO)

When the Montgomery County Board of Education meets next Tuesday they will have one more thing to consider. Members of the Chinmaya Mission in Silver Spring and the Hindu American Foundation are petitioning the Board to recognize Diwali as a holiday for the 2017-2018 school year. Diwali is one of the most important holidays in Hinduism […]

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August 10, 2015 | Cindy Peña

New Start Times for MCPS Students (VIDEO)

When Montgomery County School students begin classes on August 31st, the bells will ring later in the morning – middle and high schools will start 20 minutes later and elementary schools will start 10 minutes later than in years past.  This is in response to the scientific evidence that adolescents need more sleep as well […]

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