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800 Stevenson Road
Severn, MD 21144
(410) 969-3100
(410) 969-3684 FAX

Dan Schaffhauser
Assistant Principals
Lori Chearney
Adam Sheinhorn


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Opening its doors in September, 1974, the Center of Applied Technology North has since developed and maintained a reputation as one of the finest career and technology centers in Maryland and in the nation. Located in Severn on fifty-three acres, the school services seven local high schools and one alternative high school. (Arundel, Chesapeake, Glen Burnie, Meade, North County, Northeast, Old Mill, and Mary Moss Academy)

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The school serves students in grades 9 through 12  A number of efforts are undertaken annually, including summer camp, 7th grade tours, open house/ career fairs, parent meetings, and the CAT Career Exploration program. With a few exceptions, most of the students enrolling in a "completer" program will enroll in the 10th grade and attend classes in grades 10, 11, and 12. Work experience and internship options are made available to students in the 12th grade.


CAT-North offers all of its programs in a competency based format. All students are required to participate in an employablility skills program, including completion of a resume as well as participation in a school based interview.


Student Enrollment - 1700
Profile of Staff - 3 administrators~ 2 counselors ~ 28 instructors ~ 5 vocational support instructors ~ 1 internship coach ~ 21 support staff ~ 1 health room assistant ~ 1 facility engineer ~ 1 assistant facility engineer ~ 7 custodians
Facility - 53 acres ~ 170,000 square feet + bus trainer facility
MSDE Data Center ~ GED County Testing Site ~ ASE Certification Testing Site ~ I-CAR Welding Qualification Testing Site for students ~ AACC Evening Program Site

Recruiting Techniques
Summer Camp ~ Home School Career Fairs ~ Technology Times - P.R. Initiatives ~ Open House ~ Parent Nights ~ 7th Grade Tours ~ Walk-in Registration

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