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The Center for Technology Innovation (CTI)

Contact Information

Center for Technology Innovation (CTI)
Montgomery County Public Schools
4 Choke Cherry Road, Suite 120
Rockville, MD 20850
240-314-2250 (Main Number)
301-208-7215 (Fax Number)

About the Center for Technology Innovation

The Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Center for Technology Innovation (CTI) is a technology training facility centrally located in Rockville, Maryland. Parking is available for 120 visitors. CTI houses four labs, two classrooms, a videoconferencing center, a conference room, and a cybercafé.

Facility Amenities

4 Computer Labs

30 participant workstations per lab (available in 3 of the labs).

32 multimedia participant workstations (available in 1 of the labs).

All 4 labs are equipped with a presenter’s computer and workstation, video projectors and screens, presenter’s microphone system, DVD and videotape playback, and a wireless control system.

Also available are tele- and videoconferencing capabilities, video and audio recording capabilities, and interactive whiteboard technology. Each of the labs has dry erase whiteboards. There also are 10 additional seats in each lab for participants.

2 Training Classrooms

Large classroom accommodates 85 attendees in chairs or 48 at tables.

Small classroom accommodates 50 attendees in chairs or 24 at tables.

Modified larger classroom space is available: A partition that separates the two classrooms can be opened to accommodate 140 attendees in chairs or 84 at tables. 

Both classrooms have the same presentation technology and whiteboards as the labs; however, no presenter or participant computers are available. Presenters need to bring a laptop if required. 

Cybercafé

CTI has a small cybercafé with e-mail stations and vending machines.

CTI Facility Request

If you wish to book CTI, please contact Vernell Alston at 240-314-2250.

Directions to the Center for Technology Innovation

Go to Google Map for directions

from Frederick and Points North

Take I-270 S toward WASHINGTON.

Take I-270 LOCAL S via EXIT 8 toward SHADY GROVE ROAD / LOCAL LANES. 

Take the SHADY GROVE ROAD EAST exit (EXIT 8) toward GAITHERSBURG. 

Turn LEFT onto SHADY GROVE ROAD. 

Turn RIGHT onto CHOKE CHERRY ROAD. 

Take first left and arrive at 4 CHOKE CHERRY ROAD, ROCKVILLE, MD 20850-4024.

Directions to the Center for Technology Innovation

from Virginia and Points South

Take I-495 N / CAPITAL BELTWAY toward ROCKVILLE / BALTIMORE. 

Merge onto I-270 SPUR N via EXIT 38 on the LEFT toward ROCKVILLE / FREDERICK.

I-270 SPUR N becomes I-270 N.

Merge onto I-270 LOCAL N via EXIT 8 toward SHADY GROVE ROAD. 

Take EXIT 8 toward SHADY GROVE ROAD.

Take the SHADY GROVE ROAD EAST ramp toward GAITHERSBURG.

Merge onto SHADY GROVE ROAD.

Turn RIGHT onto CHOKE CHERRY ROAD. 

Take first left and arrive at 4 CHOKE CHERRY ROAD, ROCKVILLE, MD 20850-4024.

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