Student Service Learning Hours

Give a Little Time, Make a Big Difference

SSL Opportunities

Summer Opprtunities


 Montgomery County Volunteer Center:

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SSL: Enhances Academic Learning

  • All SSL activities must be documented on MCPS Form 560-51, Student Service Learning Activity Verification and turned in to the school SSL coordinator according to timelines.
  • Students should keep copies of all SSL documents that they turn into the school or community representatives.
  • Organizations and opportunities not listed at must be pre approved using MCPS Form 560-50, Request for SSL Preapproval.
  • Students may address hunger and homelessness in Montgomery County by preparing bag lunches and dinners in their homes for delivery to homeless facilities. This is an exception to the guideline that all service must occur in a public place. Check out the details at the Questions and Answers section at Student Service Learning.
  • Stay aware of ways to become involved in the Montgomery County Community Service Day this month.


Superintendent's Student Service Learning Award

All students who meet the 75 hour student service graduation requirement by the first Friday in April of a middle school year will receive a Superintendent's Student Service (SSL) Learning Award. Students will receive a certificate from Montgomery County Public Schools’ superintendent. It is only awarded once.