mcpssuper. Bimonthly show hosted by Superintendent Joshua Starr

MCPSsuper provides viewers an in-depth look at the important work going on in our schools. The program can be seen on MCPS TV (Comcast Ch. 34 and Verizon Ch. 36), and online.

Program schedule: Mondays, 4:30 pm and 8 pm , Wednesdays, 10:15 pm, Fridays, 12:15 pm and 8 pm and Saturdays and Sundays, 12:15 pm

Episode Archive

Technology in the Classroom

September 23, 2014 Technology in the Classroom

This episode features a comprehensive look at a new technology initiative being launched this school year in MCPS. This multiyear effort will provide students with access to mobile computers and a cloud-based learning platform that will enhance creativity and collaboration in the classroom. Length: 23:17 minutes  

Achieving Collegiate Excellence and Success

March 20, 2014 Achieving Collegiate Excellence and Success

This episode features a comprehensive look at the Achieving Collegiate Excellence and Success (ACES) Program. ACES is a collaborative program among Montgomery County Public Schools, Montgomery College, and the Universities at Shady Grove and focuses on identifying and supporting students who are underrepresented in higher education. Length: 16:39 minutes  

MCPS Environmental Sustainability Management Plan

December 17, 2013 Environmental Sustainability Management Plan

This episode features a comprehensive look at the Montgomery County Public Schools Environmental Sustainability Management Plan. Learn how environmental practices save money and reduce the impact on the environment. Length: 24:30 minutes  


Sept 11, 2013 at Quince Orchard High School

This edition of mcpssuper examines the new Strategic Planning Framework. Dr. Starr talks to students, staff and families about what comprises the framework and how it was created. Length: 24:30 minutes  

May 02, 2013 Student and Staff Engagement

This edition of mcpssuper showcases the work being done to examine the level of student and staff engagement in Montgomery County Public Schools. Length: 14:18 minutes  

January 18, 2013 at Argyle Magnet Middle School.

This show takes a look at the ‘Excel Beyond the Bell’ after-school program. A partnership among Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS), the Montgomery County Department of Recreation, and the Montgomery County Collaboration Council. Length: 18:25 minutes  

November 16, 2012 at Richard Montgomery HS.

This edition of the TV program mcpssuper features a conversation with high school students and members of the district’s leadership team who spent a day shadowing them in October. Also joining the conversation is Alan Goodwin, principal of Walt Whitman High School. Length: 38 minutes  

August 28, 2012 at Montgomery Blair HS and Shady Grove MS.

In this edition, we take a look at professional learning communities in action at Montgomery Blair High School and Shady Grove Middle School. Superintendent Starr talks with Beth Schiavino-Narvaez, Deputy Superintendent of SSI; Renay Johnson, principal of Montgomery Blair HS; and Denise DeFiore, director of the Staff Development Teacher Project Team. Length: 15:34 minutes  

July 13, 2012 at Carver Educational Services Center

This show takes a look at the MCPS Back-to-School Fair to be held August 25 at the Carver Educational Services Center in Rockville. Superintendent Starr talks with Denise Stultz from the MCPS Division of Family and Community Partnerships and Dr. Fazi Sabi from Kaiser Permanente, a key supporting partner of the fair. Length: 8:48 minutes  

May 7, 2012 at Oakland Terrace Elementary School

In this show, Dr. Starr visits Oakland Terrace Elementary School and takes you inside the classroom to see the exciting Curriculum 2.0 in action. Dr. Starr then talks with two classroom teachers from Oakland Terrace Elementary to learn more about their experience implementing Curriculum 2.0. Length: 14 minutes