HOC Academy Newsletter
March 2018
Special Announcements
The Bernie Scholarship

  • Scholarship fund for individuals who seek college or vocational training, including undocumented students who qualify as Dreamers.

  • Applications must be completed and submitted no later than Tuesday, March 20, 2018.

  • Please click here to apply and for more information

Job Opportunity

  • Macris, Hendricks & Glascock, P.A. (MHG) is seeking an temporary Office Assistant.

  • Position will last for 11-weeks from June 18 to August 31, 2018.


Job Opportunity

  • Demolition Services, Inc. is seeking a temporary Laborer - Common.

  • Position will last for 5 to 8 weeks.


Youth Academy
Army Research Lab: Army Educational Outreach Programs

  • Army Research Lab offers several STEM summer programs, internships and apprenticeships for youth. 


  • Please click here for more information

Prekindergarten/Head Start Student Enrollment

  • Do you have a 4-year old child?, If yes, then your family may qualify for free prekindergarten or Head Start programs in MCPS.

  • Registration site: Rocking Horse Road Center 4910 Macon Road, Rockville, MD 20852

  • Call (301) 230 - 0676

  • Click the flyer for more information

West Point United States Military Academy: 2018 Middle School STEM Workshop

  • The online application for the 2018 West Point Middle School STEM Workshop is now available.

  • The Center for Leadership and Diversity in STEM will be hosting the Annual West Point Middle School STEM Workshop from May 29 - June 1, 2018.

  • The HOC Academy will provide travel assistance to HOC students accepted into the workshop. Please notify the HOC Academy at AEWD@hocmc.org if you are selected.

  • Please click here for more information

MC Summer Camp Registration

  • Registration for Montgomery County Parks and Recreation camps are now open.

  • Early Bird Discount: Register by Friday April 6, 2018 and get $25 off select Parks and Recreation camps

  • Click here to learn more information

Adult Education & Workforce Development
March Financial Literacy Workshop

  • Wednesday, March 14, 2018

  • 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

  • Arcola Towers: 1135 University Boulevard, Silver Spring, MD 20902

  • For more information click the flyer

  • To register click here
Employment Expo

  • 50+ Employment Expo

  • Monday April 16, 2018

  • 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

  • Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center

  • Click the flyer for more information
Maryland i-Pathways

  • Maryland i-Pathways can help you obtain your High School Diploma

  • Teacher supported in-class and online blended learning program for GED test preparation

  • Free to Maryland residents

  • For more information, please send inquiries via email to GED@montgomerycollege.edu or visit www.mdaeo.org
WorkSource Montgomery

  • Paid training to start a new career

  • Tuition and transportation assistance

  • Job placement services

  • Youth and adults ages 16 and up

  • Click here for more information about Worksource Montgomery
Staffing Now

  • Potential Job Opportunities

  • Office Phone: (301) 565 - 4353

  • For more information click here
Gilchrest Center

  • The Gilchrist Center provides FREE ESL classes, computer training and more.

  • Office: (240) 777 - 4940

  • For more information click here
Per Scholas IT Training

  • Per Scholas offers free IT training, job placement and internship assistance.

DC Central Kitchen

  • DC Central Kitchen's Culinary Job Training Program offers Free Culinary Training, job placement and internship

  • Join DCCK for a 14-week training program to prepare for a full-time career in the culinary industry.

  • Application deadline March 23, 2018, Spring class starts April 2, 2018

  • Click the flyer for more details

Family Self Sufficiency Program (FSS)
Upcoming Information Sessions

  • Come and learn about the FSS program

  • Sessions are held at our Kensington, Silver Spring and Gaithersburg offices

  • Please click on the flyer for more information

  • To RSVP for an information session send an email to FSSRSVP@hocmc.org or call (240) 627 - 9781
FSS Saturday Workshop

  • Saturday, March 10, 2018

  • 10400 Detrick Ave, Kensington MD, 20895

  • 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

  • Presented by Emmanuel Brinklow Seventh-Day Adventist Church

  • Please click on the flyer for more information

Fatherhood Initiative Program
Program Information
  • All fathers or legal guardians interested in participating in free activities with their children, improving relationship building skills or attending job readiness workshops, should join the Fatherhood Initiative Program TODAY! 

  • We provide a safe and supportive environment for fathers to grow and become the best role models they can be.



Resident Services
Seneca Ridge Information Session
  • Wednesday, March 14, 2018

  • 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

  • Thursday, March 15, 2018

  • 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

  • Gaithersburg Customer Service Center: 101 Lakeforest Blvd, Suite 200 Gaithersburg, MD 20877

  • Please click the flyer for more information.




HOC Highlights
To check out highlights from the month of February and to learn more about HOC Programs, please click the link below