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The Montgomery County Public Schools Gaithersburg Judy Center Grant Partnership program brings together a system of comprehensive early childhood services for families and children from birth to age 5. The Judy Center is a part of the Elementary Integrated Curriculum Team and enlists the aid of its many collaborative partners to support school readiness. The Gaithersburg Judy Center serves children and families who live in the Summit Hall Elementary School and Washington Grove Elementary School attendance areas. To find out your child's home school, use the School Assignment Tool or call the Judy Center at 301-284-4170.

Our services include Literacy Play and Learn sessions for children ages birth through four years old, family involvement and activities, referrals to full-day, high quality early childhood programs, service coordination and family support, early identification and intervention, adult education and parent trainings, and professional development for community child care providers.

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Calendar of Events

Participation in Gaithersburg Judy Center activities is limited to children and families who live in the Summit Hall and Washington Grove Elementary School attendance areas. Please contact the Gaithersburg Judy Center at 301-284-4170 to confirm your eligibility and to pre-register for the activities listed on the schedule.

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Parent Resources


Community Engagement


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Adult Education Opportunities

Current adult education opportunities through our partner, Montgomery College. 

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Our Partners

Montgomery County Public Schools is the lead agency for the Gaithersburg Judy Center and serves as the primary fiduciary agent for the grant partnership, which includes a number of community based, public, and private entities and services dedicated to supporting school readiness in young children.

Our partners include:

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Contact Information 

Michele Dean, Program Manager

Katherine Martinez, Service Coordinator

Martha Bruno, Parent Outreach Coordinator  

Stefany AmayaSecretary  

Gaithersburg Judy Center