Today Melissa Spielman will discuss:
Strategies for cultivating your talent through work-based learning
This event is being held online. The Zoom link is included in the Registration Confirmation.
Career and Technical Education (CTE)
programs help students explore career interests and gain valuable technical skills and industry certifications while still in high school. Thousands of students in Frederick County Public Schools take CTE courses, both college and workforce bound. Below are some highlights of CTE in Frederick County Public Schools.
➢ Credentials Students may take state approved industry, professional, or trade association certification examinations or occupational competency assessments that are aligned with their CTE course.
○ Students earn thousands of credentials annually. E.g. Microsoft Office Specialist, CompTIA A+ and Net+
➢ Work-based Learning Work experience aligned with a students CTE course or area of career interest is work-based learning.
○ FCPS has a comprehensive approach to work-based learning providing opportunities on a spectrum of career exploration to career preparation. Work-based learning activities are infused in the curriculum and utilized as an instructional tool or stand-alone programs and initiatives. Experiences are tailored to meet the needs of students and employers.
○ Middle and high school students participate in a variety of work-based learning activities through CTE courses each school year. ➢ How to get Involved To discuss business partnership opportunities with Frederick County Public Schools or learn about instructional initiatives, please contact:
○ Dr. James Angelo, Assistant Superintendent for Instruction, email@example.com
○ Dr. Juliette Myers, Director of Middle and Secondary Instructional Services, firstname.lastname@example.org
○ Mary Beth P. Echeverria, Ed.S., Supervisor of Career and Technical Education, email@example.com ○ Missy McDonald Spielman, Work-based Learning Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org
➢ Career and Technical Education Courses Frederick County Public Schools offers CTE courses at both the middle and high school levels. Courses are aligned with Standards of Learning and emphasize technical skill development, student organizations, workplace readiness skills, and work-based learning experiences.
12:00-12:10- Overview of WBL
12:10-12:20: Examples of projects/success stories
12:20-12:25: How mentoring can grow your professional leadership
12:25-12:40: Breakout Rooms- What are projects or activities students can assist with?
12:40-1:00 Wrap Up, Share out, Q &A , How to connect
"THE LUNCH BUNCH"
Is a group where we come together virtually to learn about a particular topic that will help you to develop your business or you personally.
(Meets 4th Tuesday of each month)
Topics may include: