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Public Notification of Career and Technology Education Offerings

Release Date: 7/30/2008 11:12:10 AM

Carroll County Public Schools offers career and technology education programs in business, agriscience, marketing, allied health, trade, industrial and technical education, family and consumer sciences, and technology education. Business, marketing, agriscience, family and consumer science and technology education programs may be offered in each of the county’s seven high schools. Trade and industry and technical programs are offered at the Carroll County Career and Technology Center and South Carroll High School. An allied health program is available at the Carroll County Career and Technology Center. These programs are open to students who are in the grade levels served by the programs and who are interested in and qualify for these educational program options.
 
At the Carroll County Career and Technology Center and at the Career and Technology Center at South Carroll High School, students receive specialized career training and education, as well as earning credits toward high school graduation. Students may enroll in grades 11 and/or 12 in the centers’ competency-based programs, provided they meet prerequisites for specific courses. Students enrolled in the programs at the centers are also enrolled concurrently in their home schools in order to complete graduation requirements and participate in extracurricular activities. School bus transportation is provided for the students from the home schools to and from the centers. A support service team is available to work with those disadvantaged and handicapped students who need additional assistance in order to be successful in their career and technology education program. For details about programs, contact the guidance office at each high school.
 
Carroll County Public Schools provides career and technology education opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, religious belief, national origin, or disabilities. The Title IX Coordinators are Judy Klinger and Jim Rodriguez; the Section 504 coordinator is Ray Prokop. These coordinators may be reached at Carroll County Public Schools, 125 North Court Street, Westminster, Maryland 21157, 410-751-3000.
 
A local application for career and technology education programs has been prepared and submitted to the Maryland State Department of Education for approval. The application is available for review and/or comment by the public. Contact Marjorie Lohnes, Supervisor of Career and Technology Education, Carroll County Public Schools, (410) 751-3104 to review this application.

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