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Achieving Collegiate Excellence and Success (ACES)

Montgomery County Public Schools


Montgomery College


The Universities at Shady Grove

Program Partners

Montgomery County Public Schools: Identifies students that will benefit from ACES and provides support and interventions to keep them in a college-going mindset.
Montgomery College: Coaches from Montgomery College work with high school students and provide ongoing support and advising when they enroll.
The Universities at Shady Grove: Advises students at Montgomery College, keeping them on track to enroll at a Universities at Shady Grove institution and get their bachelor’s degree.

Senior Leadership
Dr. Stewart Edelstein, Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, USM, Executive Director, USG
Dr. DeRionne Pollard, President, Montgomery College
Dr. Jack R. Smith, Superintendent of Schools, Montgomery County Public Schools

Executive Sponsors
Dr. Kimberly Statham, Montgomery County Public Schools
Dr. Stewart Edelstein, Universities at Shady Grove

Brad Stewart, Montgomery College 
Mary Lang and Robyn Dinicola-Wagle, Universities at Shady Grove 
Chrisandra Richardson and Laura Newton, Montgomery County Public Schools


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