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1 Thomas Edison High School of Technology Dalewood Drive Silver Spring, Maryland

2 What courses are available? What courses are available? Foundations of Automotive Technologies Foundations of Automotive Technologies Auto Body Repair Technology Auto Body Repair Technology Automotive Technology Automotive Technology Foundations of Building & Construction Technologies Foundations of Building & Construction Technologies Carpentry Carpentry Electricity Electricity Heating / Air Conditioning Heating / Air Conditioning Masonry Masonry Plumbing Plumbing Principles of Architecture and CAD Technology Principles of Architecture and CAD Technology Network Operations Interior Design Printing, Graphics, & Electronic Media Academy of Hospitality & Tourism Professional Restaurant Management Cosmetology Nail Technology Medical Careers

3 Prepare for future medical career Prepare for future medical career Take Medical Terminology, taught by a Montgomery College professor Take Medical Terminology, taught by a Montgomery College professor Complete the Certified Nursing (CNA) program Complete the Certified Nursing (CNA) program Intern at a local rehabilitation center and the National Naval Medical Center Intern at a local rehabilitation center and the National Naval Medical Center

4 Transportation Technology Cluster Students restore and sell approximately fifty cars per year as a part of their automotive education.

5 The Montgomery County Student Automotive Trades Foundation makes it possible for students to operate a fully licensed used car dealership.

6 Foundations of Automotive Technologies Students learn beginning procedures for auto body repair and basic auto mechanics.

7 Auto Technology Students learn to diagnose and repair automobiles in an ASE Certification format.

8 Auto Body Repair Technology Students learn professional auto body repair procedures and techniques including painting.

9 Construction and Development Cluster The Construction Trades Foundation makes it possible for students to build and sell a large house every year. The Construction Trades Foundation makes it possible for students to build and sell a large house every year.

10 Young American

11 Foundations of Building & Construction Technologies Students in this one semester class begin to develop skills in a variety of construction areas. Upon completion of the class, students choose one of the construction programs as their focus.

12 Carpentry

13 Electricity

14 Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning

15 Plumbing

16 Masonry

17 Principles of Architecture and CAD Technology Architectural Drafting Techniques Architectural Drafting Techniques Computer Assisted Drafting (CAD) Technology: Architectural Applications Computer Assisted Drafting (CAD) Technology: Architectural Applications Residential Design Studio Residential Design Studio Advanced CAD Applications Advanced CAD Applications AutoCAD 2014 and REVIT AutoCAD 2014 and REVIT

18 Print Technologies & Digital Graphics Basic & Advanced skills for entering the commercial printing, advertising, and digital arts fields Basic & Advanced skills for entering the commercial printing, advertising, and digital arts fields PrintED Nationally Certified program PrintED Nationally Certified program Adobe Creative Suites: drawing, design and layout software on MAC computers (Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign) Adobe Creative Suites: drawing, design and layout software on MAC computers (Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign) Industry-standard training in graphic design, digital file prep, advertising, screen printing and digital photography Industry-standard training in graphic design, digital file prep, advertising, screen printing and digital photography Student Work

19 Network Operations Hands-on Local and Wide Area Networking Hands-on Local and Wide Area Networking COMPtia A+ Certification COMPtia A+ Certification COMPtia Network+ Certification COMPtia Network+ Certification Web data interface techniques and communication Web data interface techniques and communication Computer Maintenance and Technology Computer Maintenance and Technology

20 Academy of Hospitality & Tourism Member of the National Academy Foundation Member of the National Academy Foundation Participate in hospitality internships, operate Café Edison, and conduct Participate in hospitality internships, operate Café Edison, and conduct tours of the school tours of the school Receive training in hotel operations and management Receive training in hotel operations and management Opportunity to earn ServSafe Food Protection Managers or Employees Certification Opportunity to earn ServSafe Food Protection Managers or Employees Certification

21 Professional Restaurant Management Learn industry standards in a commercial kitchen Learn industry standards in a commercial kitchen Operate commercial equipment Operate commercial equipment Prepare for the National Restaurant Association Sanitation Exam for Health Department Licensing Prepare for the National Restaurant Association Sanitation Exam for Health Department Licensing Operate Café Edison Operate Café Edison

22 Cosmetology Three year program Three year program Grade 10 entrance Grade 10 entrance Leads to taking the Maryland State Cosmetology Exam for State Licensing Leads to taking the Maryland State Cosmetology Exam for State Licensing Chemistry, anatomy, bacteriology, sanitation Chemistry, anatomy, bacteriology, sanitation Student-run salon Student-run salon

23 Nail Technology One year classroom program plus semester of on-the-job training One year classroom program plus semester of on-the-job training Leads to taking the Maryland State Exam for Nails and State Licensing Leads to taking the Maryland State Exam for Nails and State Licensing Must be 17 years old to take State Exam Must be 17 years old to take State Exam

24 Course Structure and Credits Thomas Edison courses are three periods long. Thomas Edison courses are three periods long. Students earn one and one-half credits per semester. Students earn one and one-half credits per semester. Some courses offer Student Service Learning (SSL) hours. Some courses offer Student Service Learning (SSL) hours. All courses (except Interior Design) satisfy the MCPS program completer requirement for graduation. All courses (except Interior Design) satisfy the MCPS program completer requirement for graduation.

25 Who is eligible to attend? All students must be enrolled in MCPS. All students must be enrolled in MCPS. Most students enter in Grades 11 and/or 12. Most students enter in Grades 11 and/or 12. Some courses are open to students in Grade 10. Some courses are open to students in Grade 10.

26 What type of benefits do students earn? Career Development Program Completion for graduation Career Development Program Completion for graduation Opportunity to earn Student Service Learning (SSL) hours in most classes Opportunity to earn Student Service Learning (SSL) hours in most classes

27 Supportive Environment Small Learning Community : 325 students/session 20 – 25 students/class Extra Support Staff: ESOL Support School Counselor Special Education Teachers Career Center Coordinator Work/Internship Coordinator

28 Opportunities for Honors SkillsUSA Competitions SkillsUSA Competitions National Technical Honor Society National Technical Honor Society Student of the Quarter / Year Student of the Quarter / Year Program Specific Contests, Awards, & Scholarships Program Specific Contests, Awards, & Scholarships

29 Preparations for the Future Computerized College & Scholarship Searches Computerized College & Scholarship Searches College Application Support College Application Support Scholarship Application Support Scholarship Application Support FAFSA assistance FAFSA assistance College & Technical School Guest Speakers College & Technical School Guest Speakers Resumes Portfolios Interviewing Employability Skills Internships Job Placement for qualified students

30 Do students go to college if they attend Thomas Edison? YES! Students can actually earn college credits while enrolled in Edison programs. Students can actually earn college credits while enrolled in Edison programs. Montgomery College Montgomery College Johnson and Wales University Johnson and Wales University Community College of Baltimore County Community College of Baltimore County

31 The majority of Edison students continue to college or technical schools. Over 70% enter college or technical schools after high school; most major in careers related to their Thomas Edison program. Over 70% enter college or technical schools after high school; most major in careers related to their Thomas Edison program.

32 Does Thomas Edison have a work experience and job placement program? Assistance with employability skills and job placement is provided for all students. YES!

33 Is transportation provided? MCPS provides bus transportation to and from the home school. Students may provide their own transportation. AM session 7:45-10:15 7:45-10:15 PM session 11:00-1:30 11:00-1:30

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