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Electrical Apprenticeship Program for Spring 2021

This spring, Apprenticeship Maryland will continue to offer the electrical apprenticeship program, in partnership with IEC Chesapeake and Howard Community College. Interested high school students may apply by completing the Apprenticeship Training Application and Apprenticeship Maryland Academy Student Application. The application deadline is Friday, December 4, 2020.

ABLE Accounts: A Financial Planning Tool for Individuals with Disabilities and their Families, Dec. 9, 2020

Families of individuals with disabilities are invited to participate in an online workshop about the benefits of ABLE accounts and how they can help in preparing for the future. Topics will include tax-advantaged savings and investment options as well as how to use the ABLE account to pay for qualified disability-related expenses.

HCPSS/TCOE Virtual Community Academy: Social Media, Human Trafficking and Peer Pressure, Dec. 5, 2020

Participants in this virtual community academy will take part in an engaging session on social media usage, human trafficking and peer pressure.

HCC Virtual Shadow Day for Transitioning Students, Dec. 2, 2020

HCPSS grade 11-12 students with IEPs or 504 plans and are seeking a diploma, and who are interested in attending Howard Community College (HCC) are invited to attend a virtual workshop on Google Meet, offered in partnership with HCC.

Career Academies Virtual Information Sessions, December 8, 2020 & January 7, 2021

Parents/guardians of, and students in grades 8-10 are invited to attend a virtual information session on the HCPSS Career and Technology Education Career Academies – December 8 and January 7.

Virtual Green Careers Night, December 15, 2020

HCPSS and the Howard County Conservancy will host a free, virtual program for high school students to learn more about green careers.

Community Advisory Council 2020-2021 Meetings

Community Advisory Council (CAC) general membership meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. The CAC serves as a liaison between the Howard County Board of Education and the community at large, and meets monthly during the school year.

Environmental Forum: Virtual Discussion Series for Middle and High School Students , December 2020-January 2021

HCPSS middle and high school students are invited to participate in a free weekly discussion series on environmental topics, offered in partnership with the Howard County Conservancy. Each week, participants will hear from an expert on an environmental topic, then join in a discussion on how the topic relates to our everyday life, both at home and in our community.

HoCo.Convo – Youth in Conversation Meetings

HoCo.Convo – Youth in Conversation is open to all Howard County high school students who want to “talk about what matters to you.” Virtual meetings are held via Zoom on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month from 5–6:15 p.m., beginning October 14, 2020.

HCPSS & The Council of Elders 2020-2021 Virtual Community Academy Workshops

The Council of Elders and the Howard County Public School System have partnered to sponsor the 2020-2021 virtual parent workshop series with programs October 17, December 5, January 30 and March 13.