Blended Learning Courses | AP Courses/Third Party Vendors
Online Pathway to Graduation | Summer Online Pathway to Graduation

Blended Learning Courses

Registering for the MCPS blended learning courses (Honors Comprehensive Health Education, Foundations of Technology A/B, and Foundations of Computer Science A/B) is a multi-step process. The Student Online Learning office provides information about the MCPS registration process below. For further information or clarification of a particular step, please contact the Student Online Learning office at either 240-740-3950 or

☞ Registration for fall 2019 online Health, FoT A/B, and FoCS A/B is OPEN. See below for the registration process.

Basic Steps for Registration

  1. Complete Google Form
    1. Complete the Google Docs form for one of the following:

      HealthFoTFoCS‹‹ (Select each to access separate forms.)

    2. Read Automated “Enrollment Confirmation” Email from
      • Please allow up to three weeks for your registration to be processed.
      • The email message contains the instructions for making online payment, course title, section title/number, start and end dates of the course, and location and times for the mandatory face-to-face classes. Verify that you are able to attend the entirety of the mandatory face-to-face classes.
  2. Make Payment
    1. Choose Payment Option.
      • Option #1: Mail or hand-deliver a check or money order with the "Enrollment Confirmation" email to the Student Online Learning office.
      • Option #2: Submit an online payment with a credit or debit card (MasterCard or Visa) after receiving enrollment confirmation. Once your registration is processed and you are enrolled in a course, you will be sent a enrollment confirmation email that includes instructions on how to submit an online payment. Do not submit an online payment until registration is confirmed.
      • Payment (online or check) must be received within 10 business days of enrollment confirmation. If no payment is received after 10 days, the student will be withdrawn from the course.

Next Step:

  • Wait for Course to Start
    • Approximately one week before the course starts, your online teacher will contact you via email with important information and instructions for accessing the online classroom.
    • If you do not receive an email from your online teacher, contact the Student Online Learning office.

Students are registered in the order that the completed forms are received by the Student Online Learning office.

AP Courses/Third Party Vendors

Registering for the online AP courses/third party vendor courses involves the following steps:

  1. Discuss the AP course's eligibility requirements with a guidance counselor.
  2. Contact (phone or email) the Student Online Learning office about AP course interest.
  3. Complete the Google form called "Online Advanced Placement Pre-registration Approval Form." These online AP courses are only selected courses approved by MCPS and MSDE. The Google form will email you a filled-out PDF file that you need to print.
  4. Obtain the required signatures on the form.
  5. Submit the completed form with signatures to the Student Online Learning office.
  6. Subsequently receive information (email) on how to enroll in the AP course offered through a particular vendor.
  7. Enroll in the AP course(s) through the vendor and pay the vendor directly.

See the AP Courses page for more information.

Online Pathway to Graduation Program

☞ Registration for OPTG is OPEN.

Registering for the Online Pathway to Graduation program involves the following steps:

  1. Contact a counselor at your high school.
  2. Complete registration with your counselor.
  3. Submit payment, if applicable, to the Student Online Learning office.
  4. You will be contacted by the Student Online Learning office with an orientation start date.

Summer Online Pathway to Graduation

☞ Registration for Summer OPTG is CLOSED.

Student Online Learning

is a program for students seeking to accelerate their learning or to pursue credit recovery options by taking courses that follow a blended model of online and face-to-face instruction.

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