College & Career Readiness and Innovative Programs

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Below is a list of links that will give you more information about CTE and helpful tips for students and parents. 

PARCC Resources for Parents

What is PARCC and what do I need to know about it? 

Frequently Asked Questions 
Common questions that are asked about CTE by parents and students.

What Parents should know about CTE
Information for parents that will give them a good understanding of what the CTE programs are about and how they can benefit their child’s future.

United States Department of Education's 
The United States Department of Education'swebsite contains helpful information for parents and students.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a nationally recognized source of career information designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives. Revised every two years, the Handbook describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations.

CollegeBoard  Gives you a wealth of information about colleges all over the world. It helps students prepare for college, find a college that best suits the students interests, apply for college, pay for college, and about the college board test, SAT, SAT Subject Test, ACT, and the CLEP. This includes practice test, when the tests are administered, registration, and the ability to check scores.

Frequently Asked Questions on SAT Subject Test 
The SAT is well known but the SAT Subject test, also known as SAT II, is not as popular. The SAT II test that focuses on one subject such as Mathematics, English, Science, History, and Languages. 

Scholarships 
Scholarships.com is the Internet's premiere free college scholarship search & financial aid information resource, connecting students & parents with college funding opportunities. Create a personal profile & our free scholarship search will match you to our database of college scholarships. Search results include scholarship summaries & a custom application request letter. A few simple steps could help you pay for college- and it's completely free!

Help Writing an Essay 
This website gives helpful tips on how to write an effective essay for a scholarships and/or college applications. The site is designed to guide students on financial aid. It explains what financial aid is about, the different types of financial aid, and more.

Career Education and Training
Information on career education and training can be found here! 


College & Career Readiness and Innovative Programs

Lateefah Durant, Officer
Pamela Smith, Coordinating Supervisor

College & Career Readiness and Innovative Programs
Green Valley Administration Building

2215 Chadwick Street
Temple Hills, MD 20748

Phone: 301-669-6012
Email: college.career@pgcps.org 

 
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