News Release, Charles County Public Schools

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 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.

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