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Montgomery County Education Association

Joint Collaboration Committees

MCEA-MCPS Labor Management Collaboration Committees

MCPS and MCEA are committed to creating organizational structures and processes that solidify the collaborative relationship between the two organizations, so that all parties work together to do what is best for students. Collaboration is a process in which both MCEA and MCPS work together in a meaningful way and within a time frame that provides a real opportunity to shape results. In this process, both organizations work together respectfully to to resolve problems, address common issues, and identify opportunities for improvement. Labor Management Collaboration Committees exist as structures in support of this process. The work of the committee’s is supported by language in our Negotiated Agreement with the BOE, Article 6 F 4b.

They include:

Art Collaboration Committee
Co-Chairs:
Megan Maher – Woodlin Elementary
Linda Adams – Supervisor for Fine Arts Pre-K-12

ESOL Collaboration Committee
Co-Chairs:
Katie Lazo – Somerset ES
Melissa Porter Parks – Gaithersburg HS
Sonja Bloetner – Secondary ESOL Supervisor
Tamisha Sampson – Elementary ESOL Supervisor

Infant and Toddlers Collaboration Committee
Co-chairs:
Bonnie Endick – Special Instructor (SPIN), Emory Grove
Lauren Mangrum – Coordinator,  Down County site

Music Collaboration Committee
Co-Chairs:
Phil Barnes – Rockville High School
Linda Adams- Supervisor for Fine Arts Pre-K-12

PPW Collaboration Committee
Co-Chairs:
Bruce Woldman – PPW
Steve Neff – Director of Pupil Personnel Services

Psychological Services Collaboration Committee
Co-Chairs:
Matt Kamins – School Psychologist
Brian Bartels – Director of Psychological Services

Special Education Labor Management Committee
Co-Chairs:
Lesli Gilman, Bethesda-Chevy Chase HS