College & Career Center 301-284-4432

     College/Career Center Coordinator:

         Mrs. Kate Heald


The College and Career Center is open during the school year from 7:00 am to 3:30 pm and throughout the summer, unless noted below.  Students and their parents can meet with Mrs. Heald about the college process/search, testing, jobs, summer programs, or other college and career related topics.  Call or email Mrs. Heald to schedule an appointment. 

College Rep Visits for November 

University of New Haven

Tyler Cashman

Tue November 7, 2017

2:00 PM

The University of Tampa

Quentin Johnson

Wed November 8, 2017

2:00 PM

Virginia Commonwealth University

Kimberly Barrett

Fri November 10, 2017

11:15 AM

Virginia Tech

Juan De la Rosa Diaz

Fri November 10, 2017

2:00 PM

University of Rhode Island

Brad Cocking

Mon November 13, 2017

12:00 PM

University of Maine

Kylen Donovan

Tue November 14, 2017

11:15 AM

Capitol Technology University

Jessica Diaz

Wed November 15, 2017

11:15 AM

Allegany College of Maryland

Lauren Winterberg

Wed November 15, 2017

2:00 PM

Cleveland Institute of Art

Alexandra Burrage

Thu November 16, 2017

2:00 PM


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