Empowering the Workforce of the Future

The Student Perspective: Why Career and Technical Education Works

Apprenticeship Maryland comes to Howard County Public Schools

Howard County students are entering into apprenticeships as their pathway to graduation, a career, and college.  

Career and Technical Education: Education that Works

Career and Technical Education (CTE) pairs academic knowledge with technical skills to prepare students for in-demand, high-skilled, and high-waged jobs. CTE programs of study provide the opportunity for students to earn industry-recognized certificates, acquire college credit, and gain work experience.

In Maryland, career programs are grouped into career clusters. Career clusters allow students to explore a wide range of career options and to apply academic and technical skills to a specific career area.