Media Advisory: Board of Education to Host 4th Annual Middle and High School College and Career Readiness Summit

Media Advisory: Board of Education to Host 4th Annual Middle and High School College and Career Readiness Summit

September 22, 2016
For Immediate Release
CONTACT:
Office of Communications
301-952-6001
WHO:
Prince George’s County Public Schools Board of Education Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS)
WHAT:
4th Annual Middle and High School College and Career Readiness Summit
WHEN:
Saturday, September 24 • 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
WHERE:

Northwestern High School 

7000 Adelphi Road

Hyattsville, MD 20782
BACKGROUND:
The 4th Annual College and Career Readiness Summit will provide information about the college search and application process and financial aid. Some colleges in attendance may offer waived application fees or on-site admissions. High school seniors interested in on-site college admission should bring a copy of their official or unofficial transcript and SAT or ACT scores. For parents of middle school students, information will be available on high school choice academies. Special sessions will be offered for students with IEPs and 504 plans for parents to learn about supports their child may be eligible for after high school. The summit is free to attend.

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Prince George's County Public Schools (PGCPS), one of the nation's 25 largest school districts, has 208 schools and centers, more than 130,000 students and nearly 19,000 employees. Under the leadership of Chief Executive Officer Dr. Kevin M. Maxwell, the school system serves a diverse student population from urban, suburban and rural communities located in the Washington, DC suburbs. PGCPS is nationally recognized for innovative programs and initiatives that provide students with unique learning opportunities, including arts integration, environmental and financial literacy, and language immersion.