Published: Mar 9 2017 5:28AM
Montgomery County Council Education Committee Chair Craig Rice, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Jack Smith and Montgomery College President DeRionne Pollard hosted another public forum Wednesday night to discuss the programs and budgets of the County's public school system and its community college. The event was held in the cafeteria of Blair High School and was attended by approximately 200 members of the community.
"For seven decades we've provided high-quality education, and now we are a College serving just over 56,000 students," Dr. Pollard told the audience. "We are the largest in community college in Maryland and one of the largest community colleges in the nation. We have students from every high school in the county."
Said Councilmember Rice, "You can see the transformative work that's being done at Montgomery College, and it's indicative of the great things that are happening in education here in Montgomery County."
The next forum is March 15 at MC's Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus.
All forums will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The schedule of meetings are as follows:
Wednesday, March 15: Montgomery College's Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus, Catherine F. Scott Building
Wednesday, March 22: Walter Johnson High School, Cafeteria
Wednesday, March 29: Richard Montgomery High School, Cafeteria
For further information about any of the forums, contact Councilmember Rice's office at 240.777.7955 or email him at: