Staff from the Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) Career and Technical Education (CTE) department will attend several Parent-Teacher-Student Organization (PTSO) meetings this month to spread awareness of CTE opportunities for students transitioning to high school.
CTE programs are available at all seven Charles County high schools, as well as the Robert D. Stethem Educational Center. These programs range from Project Lead the Way biomedical and engineering pathways, to the Teacher Academy of Maryland (TAM) pathway. North Point High School and Stethem offer other specialized programs such as a pathway in culinary arts, physical rehabilitation or graphic and media design.
The CTE “Roadshow” will attend the following meetings. Parents and students interested in learning more about available CCPS CTE programs are encouraged to attend.
- Nov. 5, 6:30 p.m., John Hanson Middle School
- Nov. 12, 6 p.m., Milton M. Somers Middle School
- Nov. 12, 6 p.m., General Smallwood Middle School
- Nov. 13, 6:30 p.m., Matthew Henson Middle School
- Nov. 14, 6 p.m., Piccowaxen Middle School
- Nov. 14, 6:30 p.m., Benjamin Stoddert Middle School
- Nov. 14, 6:30 p.m., Theodore G. Davis Middle School
- Nov. 19, 6 p.m., Mattawoman Middle School
- Nov. 20, 6 p.m., CTE Open House at North Point High School (for North Point CTE programs)
Information about all available CTE programs is posted on the school system website at https://www.ccboe.com/cte/index.php. The website features a breakdown by high school of available programs and application or admission criteria. The CTE website also features thorough explanations of available programs by student interest.
Charles County Public Schools provides 27,400 students in grades prekindergarten through 12 with an academically challenging education. Located in Southern Maryland, Charles County Public Schools has 37 schools that offer a technologically advanced, progressive and high quality education that builds character, equips for leadership and prepares students for life, careers and higher education.
The Charles County public school system does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability in its programs, activities or employment practices. For inquiries, please contact Kathy Kiessling, Title IX/ADA/Section 504 Coordinator (students) or Nikial Majors, Title IX/ADA/Section 504 coordinator (employees/ adults), at Charles County Public Schools, Jesse L. Starkey Administration Building, P.O. Box 2770, La Plata, MD 20646; 301-932-6610/301-870-3814. For special accommodations call 301-934-7230 or TDD 1-800-735-2258 two weeks prior to the event.