Public Notification of Career and Technology Education Offerings
Release Date: 7/28/2011 10:28:20 AM
Carroll County Public Schools offers career and technology education programs in business, agriscience, allied health, trade, and technical education, family and consumer science, and technology education. Business, agriscience, family and consumer science, and technology education programs may be offered in each of the county’s eight high schools. Allied health, trade, and technical programs are offered at the Carroll County Career and Technology Center. Pro-Start and programs such as Teacher Academy of Maryland and Academy of Finance are offered at specific high schools. 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, 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 center’s competency-based programs, provided they meet prerequisites for specific courses. Students enrolled in the programs at the Carroll County Career and Technology Center 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 Carroll County Career and Technology Center. 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 school counseling 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 Dona Foster. 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.