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Welcome to the C R E A T E Cohort Homepage

CREATE stands for

Culturally Responsive Educators Aspiring for Teaching Excellence!

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The Montgomery College School of Education offers full-time cohort programs on the Germantown, Rockville and Takoma Park/Silver Spring campuses. 

Each spring, students apply to the program, and in fall, a new cohort begins. 

C R E A T E is open to students in any AAT program:

-  Early Childhood/Early Childhood Special Education

-  Elementary/Special Education

-  Secondary Education 

                                      C R E A T E offers strong support through:Create Ger img4

                                         -  structured scheduling

                                         -  content specific study sessions

                                         -  close interaction with faculty and mentors

                       -  ongoing, one-on-one advising

                      -  leadership opportunities

                      -  social activities

C R E A T E is successful:                     

  -  CREATE students have much higher rates of on-time graduation and successful transfer to area schools.

  -  Participants receive assistance in researching and applying to transfer schools to complete their four-year certification program.

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 Dr. Zeporia N. Smith, Program Director

240 567-7192  


CREATE Campus Coordinators


Angie Lawver

240 567-1844, 


Wanda York

240 766-7016,

Cora Harriston (Co-coordinator)

301 502 - 6518,

Takoma Park/Silver Spring

Yvette Reynolds

240 354-1799,


Montgomery College

Montgomery County, MD


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