How to Enroll

Please Note:  Initial applications have already been received and invitations sent to accepted students for 2021-2022.  Links for late applicants are below.

Current 9th grade students who are interested in Cosmetology should apply (Cosmetology is a 3-year program).  Current 10th grade students who are interested in programs, other than cosmetology, can apply to up to three programs that they are interested in.   

Please Note:

All Edison programs are 1/2 day programs.

Ready to Attend Edison??

Please Note: Initial applications have already been accepted and invitations sent to applicants.  We are currently filling open seats in some programs. 

  • NOTE: To fill out an Enrollment Form, students MUST be logged into Google using their Google MCPS account.
    • Student login is their student  EX:
    • If a student does not know or forgot their password, they should contact the Media Specialist at their school
    • If a student is not currently an MCPS Student, but will be enrolled for the 2021-22 school year, please call our Main Office at 240-740-2000 for application assistance

11th Grade Applicants

12th Grade Applicants 

Application information can be found on the MCPS High School Special Programs page.


Enrollment Process

  • Application Deadline - November 6, 2020
  • Invitations letters mailed - January 2021
  • Decision letters due - early February 2021
  • April 2021 - Currently accepting applications
  • All enrollment information submitted will be maintained in confidence.
  • If the number of eligible students exceeds the number of seats available, eligible students may go on to a wait list.

Flyer on Career Readiness @ Thomas Edison High School of Technology


Updated 4/26/21


Career Readiness Education Academy (CREA)

If you are an ESOL Resource Teacher, school counselor, or administrator wishing to refer a student to the CREA program, please complete the following form and email to Larissa Amador:

If you are a parent, guardian, or student interested in the CREA program, please contact 240.740.2034.

Si usted es un padre, guardián, o estudiante interesado en el programa de CREA, por favor llame al 240.740.2034.