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Instructor

 

Advantage for

College and

Career

Careers  Apply

Description

Brochure

Video

 

What they say:

Professionals

Students

Accomplishments

Scheduling

ECP

What it

takes

to be

successful

Major Topics

Career Skills

 

EARN ($$$):

1. College

Credits

2. Certifications

 

Alternative 

CCCTC

Programs 

10th graders

must apply by

Dec 1st for

first round

decisions

 

 

Instructor  

Email:   Cathy Harris (crharri@carrollk12.org)

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Professional Experience:

  • 20 years of experience in upholstery, drapery construction, and installations
  • 10 years of experience in design engineering for Londontowne Corporation (London Fog)

Specialized Training:

  • Maryland Institute of Art
  • Hood College
  • McDaniel College
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GET TO KNOW THE PROGRAM

Summarizing the program...........    <return to fashion's index>

Students in this program are provided opportunities to  develop the professional skills and technical knowledge required in careers in fashion and textile fabrication. Instruction is given in materials  selection, design, cutting, sewing, fitting, alterations, decoration, as well as the cultural, historical and political aspects of textiles. A variety of design  projects allow students to develop their creative skills. An in-depth study of fashion design, interior design, and merchandising is also offered.  Students personally construct garments to prepare for the student-produced fashion show.

 

<CLICK> TO SEE THE BROCHURE FOR THIS PROGRAM

Videos about the program...........       <return to fashion's index>

Textile and Fashion Careers Program Video

CCCTC Perspective and other CCCTC Videos

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 Why do students come to CCCTC? 

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Use college level texts to earn college credit while having the training, skills, and experience that most high school graduates do not get until they are well into their college major.  This program puts you in touch with state of the art  technology so students can experience their chosen career field before they go to college. (more)

  

Learn from an experienced instructor and work with industry grade technology that our local business partners use every day.  After gaining skills and experience some of our best students to come back as in house interns or find an internship at a local business. (more)

Our Programs have been highly successful in state and national competitions sponsored by SkillsUSA. (more)

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What skills and concepts do students learn in this program?

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Major Units of Study

  • Garment construction
  • Equipment and machine operations
  • Fashion merchandising
  • Handcrafts
  • Interior design
  • Pattern making
  • Physical and chemical science of textiles
  • Retail careers
  • Technology and industry concepts
  • Textile design
  • Textile embellishment and manipulation

 

   

Getting started on your career path takes skills.  Students at CCCTC are evaluated on skill attainment in the following areas for this program 

Skills you will learn semester 1: Junior  Year

Skills you will learn semester 2: Senior Year

Professionalism

At CCCTC we know how important professionalism is to getting and keeping a job.  We emphasize professionalism in each program.  (more)

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How does this program add VALUE to your diploma?

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Students Can Earn College Credits

College Credits can be earned through articulation agreements with colleges.  These agreements are the colleges way of saying that our programs, shops, equipment and instructors meet the same high standards as that college or post-secondary institution.

           CLICK HERE TO SEE COLLEGE CREDITS YOU CAN EARN AT CCCTC

Contact the college or trade school you plan to attend and find out if you can earn credits or advanced standing at their institution.

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If students have what it takes they still have to APPLY!!

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OUR PROGRAMS ARE RUN LIKE REAL BUSINESSES!!!  Do you have the work ethic, perseverance, professionalism, and problem solving skills needed to be successful in your career field? (more)

  • As the class progresses from level 1 to level 2 the ability to produce and create under deadlines is critical
  • Keeping up with projects is essential
  • Ability to communicate and successfully collaborate with others
  • Ability to follow multi-step directions
  • Ability to organize information visually
  • Being able to work in stressful situations
  • Being alert and aware of what’s going on around you
  • Creative ability
  • Critical thinking & problem solving skills
  • Dependability and a strong work ethic
  • Excellent communication and social skills
  • Physical stamina
  • Professional behavior
  • Proficient reading, writing and math skills
  • Strong hand and eye coordination
  • Strong manual dexterity
  • Working quickly & accurately under time constraints

 

SPACE IS LIMITED FOR SOME PROGRAMS.  See what you need to apply.  For instance tenth graders who apply by Dec 1st are part of the first round decisions. (more)

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How does CCCTC fit with your home high school?

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SCHEDULING INFORMATION 

 ARRIVAL/DISMISSAL AND TRANSPORTATION FROM CCCTC

Transportation is provided to and from your home high school.  (there are some exceptions such as community based internship)  Students will still have classes at their home high school and continue to be involved in extracurricular activities at their home high school.  (more)

PREREQUISITES (Completed before you start the program)

CHECK THE PROGRAM OF STUDIES FOR PREREQUISITES

SCHEDULE OF PROGRAM

Program runs mod 2-4 in the spring of student's junior year AND mods 2-4 in the fall of the student's senior year.   (more)

SAMPLE EDUCATIONAL PLAN AND PROGRAM OF STUDIES INFORMATION

    See Program of Studies for most up to date information.

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Different career paths that all start with the Textile and Fashion Careers Program.

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CAREERS/MAJORS (CCCTC AND...) 

ENTRY LEVEL (....HIGH SCHOOL)

  • Hemmer Operator
  • Machine Operator
  • Planning Assistant
  • Quality Control Expert
  • Sample Maker
  • Serger Operator
  • Workroom Manager

TECHNICAL LEVEL (.....2 YEAR ASSOCIATE DEGREE OR TECH CERTIFICATE)

  • Buyers for Retail
  • Client Service Manager
  • Computer Technician for Textiles
  • Custom Drapery Consultant
  • Fashion Blogger
  • Personal Shopper
  • Quality Control Expert
  • Sole Proprietorship Enterprise
  • Window Sylist

PROFESSIONAL LEVEL (....4 YEAR BACHELOR'S DEGREE AND BEYOND)

  • Art Director for a product
  • Brand Strategist
  • Buyers for Retail
  • Computer Technician for Textiles
  • Creative Director
  • Fashion Designer
  • Interior Designer
  • Fashion Director
  • Marketing Manager and/or Researcher
  • Product Developer
  • Retail Buyer
  • Sole Proprietorship Enterprise
  • Textile Chemist
  • Textile Designer

Check Out These Career Sites: 

ONETThe O*NET program is the nation's primary source of occupational information.

OOH: Occupational Outlook Handbook: Extensive government database of over 20,000 Career.

Check Out These Career Sites to find the many paths our student begin at CCCTC!

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What do PROFESSIONALS say about  CCCTC?

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PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

(Don't just take our word for it)

 Professional Organizations certify our programs Certification by state and local agencies assures parents and students that the skills we teach are relevant and important in today's job market.  A program's certifications must be renewed usually every three years through an onsite evaluation of the program.

Colleges An agreement based on the college's requirements for curriculum, faculties, and instructor is prepared and renewed periodically to guarantee that students are getting the equivalent instruction at CCCTC that would be expected in class at that institution.  Credits are awarded based on that agreement. (See college advantage)

PROFESSIONAL ADVISORY COUNSEL  By Federal and state regulations each program has a group of local business and educational institutions that periodically meets to discuss  the programs curriculum and resources to make sure current trends in technology and skills are being taught so that students are prepared for the ever changing career requirements for that industry.  (more)

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PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS

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