Talbot County Public Schools’ Career and Technology Programs Celebrate Career and Technical Education Month!
Students and faculty at Easton Middle School, Easton High School and St. Michaels Middle High School will join others across the nation during the month of February to celebrate national Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month®. This year’s theme is “Celebrate Today – Own Tomorrow!” CTE Month provides CTE programs across the country an opportunity to demonstrate how CTE helps students become college- and career- ready and prepares them for high-wage, high-demand career fields. Among the special activities scheduled are:
- A new website with up-to-date information on all 12 CTE Pathways. VISIT NEW SITE
- Student produced videos highligting teachers and students from each pathway will be promoted through the CTE website and Social Media.
- A video showcasing all CTE pathways will play in the display case at Easton High School.
- St. Michaels Middle High students will create window decorations promoting the CTE programs.
- The National Technical Honor Society Induction will be held at St. Michaels Middle High School.
- CTE Students will participate in various community and school service projects.
- Talbot County Public Schools will host their Annual CTE Advisory Board Dinner and Meeting on Tuesday, February 26th at Easton High School. The Culinary Arts students will provide the dinner. All advisory members, administrators, school counselors, and CTE teachers will be invited.
“The activities planned over the next month will highlight the CTE courses offered to our students, as well as the career and post-secondary educational opportunities that can result,” saidAnna Howie, Career and Technology Education Supervisor. “By partnering with the business community, CTE programs are investing in students and providing them with the latest technology and skills that will prepare them to become successful employees and future leaders.”
TCPS CTE programs fall under ten career clusters or groupings of interrelated occupations that represent the full range of career opportunities in key economic sectors of Maryland’s economy. At a time when opportunity for employment is so critical, CTE programs in every community are ensuring students are equipped with the skills to successfully enter the workforce. For more information about Talbot County Public Schools’ Career and Technology programs, call 410-822-0330.