• Friday, January 18, 2019 — PGCPS — Code Orange: PGCPS schools and offices will open with a two-hour delay.

    EMERGENCY PERSONNEL must report to work on time and are not eligible for liberal leave.

    • There will be no work-study transportation. (Those students should not report to school.)
    • There will be no half-day Early Childhood Center (ECC), half-day Special Education Programs, or half-day PreK.
    • Any other school program requiring transportation prior to 12 noon will NOT have transportation, including Howard B. Owens Science Center, JA Finance Park, and William S. Schmidt Center (Camp Schmidt)
    • All field trips will be cancelled.
    • Food Services will offer breakfast.

    Viernes, el 18 de enero — PGCPS— Código naranja: Las escuelas comenzarán dos horas después del horario normal.

    El personal de emergencia no es eligible para tomar licencia liberal, y debe presentarse a trabajar puntualmente.

    • No habrá transporte para el programa Work-Study. (Esos estudiantes no deben reportarse a la escuela).
    • No habrán programas de medio día, ni en los Centros de Educación Temprana (ECC), o ni los Programas de Educación Especial. Programas del día completo empezaran dos horas demoradas.
    • Todo programa escolar que requiera transporte antes del mediodía NO lo tendrá, incluido el Centro de Ciencias Howard B. Owens, el JA Finance Park y el Centro William S. Schmidt (Campamento Schmidt)..
    • Todos los viajes fuera de las escuelas (field trips) serán cancelados.
    • Se ofrecerá el desayuno
  • Global Studies

    Global Studies

    The Global Studies Program engages students in an educational experience that fosters international understanding and welcomes diversity of thought while preparing students for a globally interconnected world. Students will understand and accept the differences they encounter in our increasingly global society and understand the importance of global awareness and the ways in which globalization shapes history, international cultures, the economy, politics, and society.

    Programs of Study
    The Global Studies Program features one focus area of study:

    International Business & Finance
    The International Business and Finance program defines the scope of international business and differentiates between domestic operations and business in an international context. Business strategies used by organizations to achieve their international objectives will be brought into context of the global economic and political environment. Students will be provided with an understanding of the international dimension of finance and how this impacts upon business in the global economy. Recommended Electives: Advanced Placement Economics, Business Law, Business Technology and Procedures, Computer Software Applications, Entrepreneurship, Foreign Policy Issues, International Issues, Keyboarding, Web Page Design.

    Possible Majors

    • Global Studies
    • International Business
    • Latin American & Latino Studies
    • Global History
    • Language Studies (e.g., Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, German, etc.)

    Possible Careers
    • Lobbyist
    • Foreign Service Officer
    • Translator
    • Journalist
    • Politician
    • Policy Analyst
    • Researcher

    Program Contact Information:
    Darlene Bruton, Supervisor
    Department of Career and Technical Education
    2215 Chadwick Street
    Temple Hills, MD 20748
    Phone: (301) 669-6012
    Fax: (301) 669-6090
    Email: darlene.bruton@pgcps.org