Division of Career and College Readiness/Office of Leadership Development and School Improvement: Career and Technical Education

​The Division of Career and College Readiness provides leadership, support, and technical assistance to local school systems and community colleges in the implementation of high-quality career and technical education (CTE) programs of study to prepare Maryland’s current and future workforce.

The Division also leads K-12 education in financial literacy, computer science, and STEM and is responsible for early college enrollment programs such as Pathways in Technology Early College High (P-TECH) School. In 2019, the Office of Leadership Development and School Improvement became a part of the Division of Career and College Readiness team, thus, expanding the work of the Division to include teacher and principal evaluations, curriculum vetting, and professional learning experiences to prepare leaders and raise the quality of education.

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Career and Technical Education Educator Certification Areas

    

The Division of Career and College Readiness is responsible for: 

Picture_of_a_Yellow_Arrow Career and Technical Education

Perkins V: Strengthening Career and Technical Edcation CTE Accountability and Improvement: Measuring EffectivenessApprenticeships: Earning and LearningPathways in Technology Early College High School: Getting a Head Start on CollegeCareer and Technical Student Organizations: Preparing Future Leaders CTE: Empowering The Future Workforce

Visit the following websites to get more information about CTE in Maryland:



A yellow arrow point to a link to the K-12 instructional areas that the Division of Career and College Readiness oversees  K12_InstructionalAreas
Computer Science: Studying Computers and Algorithmic Processes TechnologyEducation STEM: Education: Integrating Science, Technology, Engineeering, & Mathematics Financial Literacy: Managing Personal Finances 


A yellow arrow pointing to a link to the Office of Leadership Development and School Improvement section of the website OLDSI

Leadership Development: Fostering the Growth of Effective Leaders Teacher and Principal Evaluation: Measuring EffectivenessSchool Improvement: Raising the Quality of Education Curriculum Vetting: Assessing Alignment of Curriculum to Standards





Contact Information
Tiara Booker-Dwyer
Assistant State Superintendent
Division of Career and College Readiness
tiara.booker-dwyer@maryland.gov
410-767-0158