MCPS Students: Develop your P.O.W.E.R. to make a difference!

Teens at energy event
If you’re a high school student in  Montgomery County Public Schools, you’re eligible to participate in the P.O.W.E.R. Program!

Through this program. you’ll learn how to share valuable information with Montgomery County residents about energy conservation, efficiency, and renewable energy opportunities available to them.

Why become a P.O.W.E.R. student?

  • Earn SSL Hours
  • Use this program for your CAPSTONE project
  • Gain valuable experience in public speaking
  • Make a positive difference in your community!

The P.O.W.E.R. Program:

After completing your training, you’ll be able to volunteer for outreach events that for will be held throughout the year at Montgomery County libraries and schools.

Required training sessions will be held Sundays from 3:00 – 5:00pm on:

  • October 28;
  • November 11;
  • December 16; and
  • January 21 (MLK Day) from 1:00 – 3:00 pm.
All training sessions will be held at the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) offices in downtown Rockville.  The hours training are included in your SSL hour total.

MCPS student volunteering at energy event

MCPS student volunteering at energy event


You’re invited to attend our informational meeting SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, from 3-5pm in Rockville to learn more and enroll.

Register at

MCPS student interning with Energy Program