what we do
The College Career Resource Center for ALL high school students!
Career Exploration, College Planning, Financial Aid/Scholarship Awareness, Enrichment Opportunities, Summer Workshops
College Applications And Searches Thursday, June 21st, 7:30am to 2:30pm
Students will work on beginning their college applications, completing applications, formulating a list of schools to which they will apply and much more. This workshop is designed for rising 12th graders.
Naviance/Naviance Student Friday, July 6th, 7:30am to 2:30pm
This workshop is designed to help students and families members learn to use this excellent program and learn what it can do for you. This workshop is geared toward rising 10th and 11th graders
Personal Statement Writing Review Workshop July 11th, 7:30am to 2:30pm
Rising seniors are encouraged to start writing these very important sections of the college application now. Staff will be available to review essays.
The Common Application Workshop Wednesday, July 18th, 7:30am to 2:30pm
More and more colleges are using the Commonapp for their applications. This workshop will teach students how to use the CommonApp as well as how to integrate Naviance/Family Connection with the CommonApp for electronic applications. Rising seniors are encouraged to attend.
The Coalition Application Workshop Thurs., July 19th, 1:30 -3:30pm ****New location - Wootton HS with representatives from UMD-CP
It is going to be held in the Wootton auditorium on Thursday, July 19th from 1:30-3:30. Students MUST email Ms. Sliffman to register. Limited seating available.
Many colleges are using the Coalition for College Access as their applications. This workshop will teach students how to use the Coalition application as well as how to integrate the recommendation process with Naviance/Naviance Student for this electronic application. Rising seniors are encouraged to attend.
Rising Seniors: Schedule Appointments with your Counselor this summer NOW! Make sure to also schedule an appointment with
Ms. Sliffman as well - Geri_L_Sliffman@mcpsmd.org or 301.284.4616.
SIgn-up Access Links to Counselor accounts
Ms. Culque: (BR to DEN)
Dr. Jarquin (Der to Go)
Mr. Allrich (Gr to Hernandez)
Dr. OuYang (Hernandez-Cerron to Mal)
Mr. Thomas (Ne to Sale)
Mrs. Marple (Salg to Z)
Email Ms. Marple for appointments
Ms. Torres (Man to NA)
College and Career
Check out SAT/ACT schedules, information and FREE test prep sites
- SAT Registration & Information: www.collegeboard.org
- FREE SAT Test Prep website: www.khanacademy.org/test-prep/sat
Students Can Download Microsoft Office at Home for Free
Students Can Download Microsoft Office at Home for Free - Montgomery County Public Schools
The Maryland Department of Education and Microsoft have entered into a collaborative partnership that allows all students to get the latest version of the Microsoft Office software suite, Office 365 ProPlus, at no cost. Office 365 ProPlus includes the full suite of Microsoft applications such as Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint as well as the ability to create, save and share Office files online. Under the program, students and staff are able to download and install the Microsoft Office software on up to five devices free of charge. The devices may be PCs, Macs, tablets or phones.
COUNSELOR ASSIGNMENTS 2017-2018
Ms. Bernadette White Director of School Counseling Services email
A-D: Ms. Ritchie email
E-P: Ms. Pollard email
Q-Z: Mr. Allrich email
A-Bo & SCB/LFI: Ms. Bernadette White email
Br-Den: Ms. Evelyn Culque email
Der-Go: Dr. Nikki Jarquin email
Gr-Hernandez: Mr. Wayland Allrich email
Hernandez-Ceron–Mal: Dr. Ben OuYang email
Man– Na: Ms. Thania Torres email
Ne– Sale: Mr. Dwayne Thomas email
Salg-Z: Ms. Paula Marple email
ESOL METS, 1, & 2
A-G: Ms. Torres email
H-N: Dr. Jarquin email
O-Z: Ms. Culque email
Counseling Office: 301.284.4600 FAX: 301‐284‐4702
Counseling Support Staff
Mrs. Geri Sliffman College/Career Counselor 301‐284‐4616 email
Ms. Melissa Chase Registrar 301‐284‐4620
Ms. Johanny Perez School Counseling Secretary
Mrs. Lisa Koenick School Counseling Secretary/Transcript Coordinator
Mrs. Maria Garcia School Based ESOL Counselor 301‐284‐4591 email
Mrs. Teresa Wright Parent Coordinator email