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Governor's STEM Academy

 

 

MCPS GOVERNOR'S STEM ACADEMY

The MCPS Governor's STEM Academy was created to promote student achievement and interest in STEM career fields, and to prepare students for global competitiveness in high-skilled, high-wage, and high-demand STEM careers.

 

CRITERIA:

  • Complete a plan of study.
  • Complete a sequence of designated CTE courses (minimum 2) and earn relevant industry certification.
  • Complete an approved work-based internship.
  • Participate in a co-curricular project.
  • Earn college credits (minimum 9) through Dual-Enrollment or Advanced Placement courses.
  • Maintain a 3.0 GPA for STEM classes.
  • Graduate with Advance or Standard diploma.
  • Complete checklist with approval from CTE teacher.

 

 

BENEFITS:

  • Earn a STEM diploma seal upon graduation.
  • Be part of a school culture designed to develop workplace readiness skills.
  • Document time in the STEM industry work environment.
  • Earn postsecondary credits and industry certification.

 

 

PATHWAYS:

Please click on your high school below to see which pathways are offered at your school:

 

 

If interested in applying to the Governor's STEM Academy,
please contact a CTE teacher or the Guidance department at your school.

 

STEM OPPORTUNITIES