About the NAACP Parents’ Council, Montgomery County, MD

 

Happy Summer! Please plan to attend our first meeting of the 2017-2018 school year on

August 16, 2017 at 6:30 pm 

Our meeting is entitled, “Let’s Get Organized!” This meeting will assist new and returning school representatives to plan for the year. We will meet at CESC (Carver Educational Services Center) located at 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville, MD.

 

The Parents’ Council Executive Team and Cluster Reps at the May 2017 meeting. Not pictured-Wanda Brown and Patricia Williams.

We are celebrating over 20 years of service!  Formation of the Parents’ Council of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)came about as an outgrowth of ideas put forth during the 1995 and 1996 NAACP Youth Summits. The Parents’ Council is one of the vehicles created to empower African American and other minority parents to take a more pro-active role in the education of their children. The purpose of the Parents’ Council is to provide a forum through which interested citizens may offer assistance, guidance, and support to African American parents and students of Montgomery County (Maryland) Public Schools (MCPS)  to pursue the highest quality education possible through encouragement, information sharing, positive motivation, critical evaluation and advocacy.

Join our email listserve: parentscouncilnet@yahoogroups.com

Byron Johns, Co-Chair, email: bajusa@yahoo.com

Angela Jones, Co-Chair, email:  Angelajones0525@gmail.com

Pat Price, Communications Chair: naacpparentscouncil@gmail.com

Patricia Williams, Advisor, Past Chair

Wanda Brown,  Advisor, Past Chair

Soffie Ceesay, Programs 

Sharon Mosley-Ramsey, Programs, Webmaster

Sabrina McMillian, Special Projects, Advocacy

Ericka Boone, former MCPS parent

Andre Johnson, MCPS parent  

Laura Dennis, MCPS parent

NAACP Parents’ Council Handbook 2016-2017

Addressing Parent Concerns- For School PC Reps

PC Cluster Representatives- Fall 2016

Parents’ Council Trifold

Back to School Night Resource Ideas 

Parents’ Council representatives should set up a table to greet parents at his/her Back to School Night. Some suggestions  for handouts include:

  • MCPS At  A Glance for your School (Please note that this is from last school year.)
  • Flyers for Upcoming meetings at your school
  • Sign In Sheet for parents to sign up for your school level Parents’ Council (Collect names and email addresses)
  • Survey sheet to take comments from parents on the requests for Meeting Topics

Other Useful Links 

MCPS (Montgomery County Public Schools, MD) 

NAACP

Montgomery County Board of Education

NAACP- Montgomery County, MD

Maryland State Department of Education 

MCCPTA

Montgomery College, MD 

Universities at Shady Grove 

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Enthusiastic parent representatives signing into the meeting.

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A great turnout for this meeting at CESC.