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Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) has been experiencing significant IT systems difficulties since Thursday evening May 26 causing outages for the MCPS website, staff email, and other tools used by staff in daily operations. Technical staff in the Office of the Chief Technology office have been working to resolve these issues. Please note that the site may continue to experience difficulties as we work to fully restore the system over the weekend. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) ha estado experimentando dificultades significativas de sus sistemas de IT desde la noche del jueves, 26 de mayo, provocando que el sitio de internet de MCPS, el correo electrónico personal y otras herramientas utilizadas por el personal en las operaciones diarias no funcionen de manera apropiada. El personal técnico de la Oficina del director de tecnología han estado trabajando para resolver estos problemas. Tenga en cuenta que el sitio puede seguir experimentando dificultades a medida que trabajamos para restaurar completamente el sistema a lo largo del fin de semana. Nos disculpamos por cualquier inconveniente.

Career and Postsecondary Partnerships

Pathways to Higher EdCareer and Postsecondary Partnerships (CPP) comprises:

  • Partnerships with businesses and higher education institutions.
  • The following Maryland Career Technology Education (CTE) career clusters:
    • Arts, Humanities, Media and Communication
    • Business Management and Finance
    • Human and Consumer Services, Hospitality and Tourism
    • Education, Training, and Child Studies

To learn more about Career Technology Education (CTE) programs of study and other innovative programs visit the Career Readiness Site 


Career Explorations

To learn more about various career exploration programs see your local school counselor for course enrollment.

College/Career Research and Development

College/Career Research and Development (CCRD) is a 2-year program of study that empowers students to create a vision of the future through high quality academic, technical, and workplace skills necessary to pursue education and employment in a career field of their interest.  The CCRD program of study satisfies the career development graduation requirement upon the completion of the 3-course sequence.  Students who complete the program will master the high school Core Learning Goals (Learning, Thinking, Communication, Technology, and Interpersonal) as stated in the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) Maryland School performance Programs Skills for Success.  

Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (JROTC)

The Junior Reserve Officers Training Corp (JROTC) program develops citizenship, leadership, self-discipline, and sets forth a foundation for success.  Students may select either the Army JROTC program offered at Magruder High School, or the Navy JROTC program offered at Gaithersburg, Kennedy, Paint Branch, and Seneca Valley high schools.  Absolutely no military obligation is required; however, upon graduation, students can gain advanced military pay grades.  Reserve Officer Training Corp and military academy scholarships may be available for qualified students.  


The internship program provides the students with the opportunity to experience the business environment while under the expert supervision and guidance of a professional.  Exposure to a chosen career field before graduation may assist in making a career choice while earning high school credit.  This paid or non-paid position integrates the professional work environment with classroom skills.  The seminar component focuses on pertinent skills, through speakers, discussions, and the collaborative sharing of information. Seventy-five hours of concurrent internship experience are required for each one-half internship credit.






Contact Us

To learn more about various student focused programs, activities, projects and initiatives under the umbrella of Career and Postsecondary Partnerships (CPP), contact:

For Staff

SharePoint sites for curriculum and program materials.

These sites are password protected. 
Contact: Dr. Genevieve Floyd for access.

Career Programs of Study

Middle School Curriculum

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