How to Enroll

Please Note:  Initial applications have already been received and invitations sent to accepted students for 2021-2022.  Please check back for updates.

Current 9th grade students who are interested in Cosmetology should apply.  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:

  • Be aware that some programs are Regional programs are offered at multiple locations.
  • It is an Interest-Based Application and a Lottery-Based Admission Process for Edison Career Readiness Programs.
  • Some programs have specific criteria for enrollment: Refer to the program descriptions OR take a look at our 2020-21 TEHST Course Guide. This simple-to-use guide gives information about each program including course descriptions, program highlights, articulation agreements, SSL hours and more! 
  • When a program is over-enrolled, some students may be placed on a wait list
  • 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.   

    • 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

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
  • 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 2/24/21


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.