Mission Statement

MCEMSA, Montgomery County Educational Media Specialists Association, is a group of MCPS library media specialists that advocates for its constituents; provides professional development events that promote national innovations in school library research and technology; and collaborates with all of its stakeholders.

Nancy C. Walker Award


Wilson Wims Elementary School principal Sean McGee has been honored with the Nancy C. Walker Award for Outstanding Support to a Library Media Program for the 2018–2019 school year. The award is given annually by the Montgomery County Educational Media Specialists Association (MCEMSA) to highlight the role of administrative leaders in supporting library media centers. Click here to read the article.

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Why should you join MCEMSA?


  • We advocate for you, students, & SLMP.

  • We foster collaboration & creativity.

  • We cultivate new friendships.

  • We form professional learning communities.

  • We promote best practices for teaching & learning.

  • We develop leadership skills.

  • We keep you updated with what’s trending in the profession.

  • We help fulfill professional standards & flex hours.

  • We mentor new members & discount banquet meals.

  • We host fun events throughout the year.

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