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 All BCPS high schools have
  CTE programs.

 You may receive FREE
  college credit by successfully
  completing a CTE program.

 CTE prepares students
  for both COLLEGE and

Office of Career and Technology Education
CTE Advisory Council (CTEAC)

The Career and Technology Education Advisory Council of the Baltimore County Public Schools serves as advisor, advocate, and reviewer for Career and Technology Education programs which prepare learners academically, technically, and interpersonally for career and lifelong learning.

Who We Are:
We are a group of citizens focused on ensuring a quality career and technology education experience for every student.

The council is comprised of dedicated citizens representing a wide range of Baltimore County business and community groups. Volunteer members serve 3-year terms.

The council solicits participation from individuals representing businesses in the following Maryland Career Clusters:

  • Arts, Media and Communications
  • Health and Biosciences
  • Business Management and Finance
  • Human Resource Services
  • Information Technology
  • Consumer Service, Hospitality and Tourism
  • Construction and Development
  • Environmental and Natural Resources
  • Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology
  • Transportation Technology

The council serves to provide advice and support to the Baltimore County Public Schools Career and Technology Education as plans are developed and implemented for the continuous improvement of CTE programming. Using Blueprint 2.0 for direction, the CTEAC is focused on the following goals for the current school year:

  • Converting CTE programs to high wage, high demand, high skill, and academically rigorous MSDE programs of study
  • Curriculum development
  • Planning for implementation of professional development projects
  • Repair/maintenance/upgrade of CTE equipment/labs and distribution of equipment and instructional materials to schools

Meetings and Activities:


Douglas Handy
Career & Technology Education Coordinator

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