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The Montgomery County's State's Attorney's Office

Truancy Prevention Program

OUR MISSION 

The Truancy Prevention Program is an early intervention program with the mission to improve attendance of middle school children in Montgomery County Public schools by discovering the root causes of truancy and assisting students and their families with issues that impact attendance.  

CONFRONTS SCHOOL ABSENTEEISM

The Truancy Prevention Program confronts school absenteeism by addressing academic, school, personal, and family-related factors.  It is a voluntary and supportive program designed to keep children in school and families out of court. 

IMPROVES ATTITUDE ON EDUCATION

The Truancy Prevention Program also aims to improve attitude of students on education by cultivating a supportive and trusting environment that will eventually build a productive relationship between the family, the school and the program team. 

HELPS TO ACHIEVE FULL POTENTIAL

The Truancy Prevention Program gives special attention to attendance and academic needs of students to help them achieve their full potential.  After School Tutoring in small group setting is offered to students to improve English and math skills.  

PROVIDES INDIVIDUALIZED GOAL SETTING AND MENTORING

The Truancy Prevention Program help students identify and understand their areas of difficulty.  It provides individualized goal-setting, academic counseling and mentoring.

 

Read more: Truancy Prevention Program Brochure

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VOLUNTEER WITH THE TRUANCY PREVENTION PROGRAM

 

START TODAY.....make a difference in the life of a child.  

 

Here's how to VOLUNTEER WITH US

Read about TLZ, our Truancy Prevention Program After School Tutoring

Check out our Volunteer Opportunities here

Download the Volunteer Application here, or

Complete an application online here

Read our Volunteer Newsletters:

  Newsletter March 2016

Newsletter June 2016

     Newsletter January 2017

 

 

 

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