MEDIA ADVISORY: Availability with Superintendent and Board Members on Priority to Provide Students with Career Skills

February 27, 2023

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) invites the media to a visit and discussion at Gaithersburg High School on Career and Technical Education programs as we wrap up CTE month. Our changing economy depends on a talented workforce with extensive background knowledge, technical skills and career-related experiences. The Board tentatively adopted a $3.2 billion Fiscal Year (FY) 2024 Operating Budget that addresses this area. Students in MCPS’s CTE programs gain hands-on, real world experiences during their high school journeys. 

What: School visit and opportunity for interviews with MCPS Superintendent, Dr. Monifa B. McKnight and MCPS board members. 

Where: Gaithersburg High School 101 Education Blvd, Gaithersburg, MD 20877

When: Tuesday, February 28, 9:30 a.m.


  • Dr. Monifa B. McKnight, MCPS Superintendent

  • Mrs. Shebra Evans, Vice President, Montgomery County Board of Education

  • Ms. Grace Rivera-Oven, Montgomery County Board of Education

  • Ms. Rebecca Smondrowski, Montgomery County Board of Education

  • Ms. Julie Yang, Montgomery County Board of Education 

  • CTE Program Advisory Committee (PAC) President/Members

  • CTE program students and staff


  • Child Development Associate (CDA) class

  • Auto Tech/Collision class

  • Accounting/Business class

  • Biomedical Sciences PLTW class

Members of the media may attend and are asked to contact to RSVP.


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