Current Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) sophomores can apply for admission to one of five available career and technology education (CTE) programs at the Robert D. Stethem Educational Center. The application window opens 8 a.m. Monday, March 4 and closes at 3 p.m. March 22. The online application process is new for the 2019-20 school year.
Placement is for the 2019-20 school year and includes the following programs: automotive technician, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), interactive media production, pharmacy technician and physical rehabilitation.
Juniors enrolled in a CTE program at Stethem attend classes at the Stethem Center in the morning and attend their zoned high school for classes in the afternoon. Seniors spend their morning at their zoned high school and attend Stethem for classes in the afternoon.
The application will go live on March 4 at 8 a.m. and is available at https://www.ccboe.com/schools/stethem/index.php/2016-04-24-19-12-21/career-and-technology-education-cte.
Acceptance letters will be mailed to students in April. Once received, students will need to return the attendance agreement enclosed with the letter to the Stethem Center within two weeks of receipt. Call 301-932-1003 with questions or for more information.
Charles County Public Schools provides 27,108 students in grades prekindergarten through 12 with an academically challenging education. Located in Southern Maryland, Charles County Public Schools has 36 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.