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    Career and Technical Education Program Areas and Credentialing Opportunities
     
    Mission Statement: Montgomery County Schools’ Career and Technical Education department will provide innovative learning opportunities that help ALL students be successful citizens, workers, and leaders, in a global society.

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    Program Area

    Courses Taught

    Credential Opportunity

    Additional Info

    Agriculture

    Education

    Agriscience

    Agricultural

       Mechanics I,II

    Animal Science I,II

    Equine Science

    Hunter Safety

    Strong FFA and shooting sports club

    1st place ribbon winner at Stanly County Fair

     

    Business,

    Finance, and

    Information

    Technology

    MS Word, PowerPoint,

       Publisher

    Multimedia and

       Webpage Design

    Accounting

    Business Law

    Principles of Business

        and Finance

    Yes– MSITA

    MSITA credential is recognized nationwide. Curriculum is set by

    Microsoft Corporation.

    Accounting articulates with community college programs

    Career

    Development

    Career Management

    No

    Focuses on  soft skills– Communication, building résumés, interview skills, and work ethic

    Family and

    Consumer

    Science

    Parenting

    Foods I,II

    Personal Finance

    ServSafe

    Students learn food safety and cooking techniques which prepare them for culinary arts

    Health Science

    Health Science I,II

    Nursing Fundamentals

    CNA

    CPR

    Student work with First Health and other local health provider

    For the past 2 years, 100% of concentrators were accepted into college or were employed after graduation

    Technology

    Engineering and Design

    Scientific and Technical

    Visualization I,II

    Drafting I,II

    No

    Avid Skills USA teams that compete on the national level yearly

    Trade and

    Industrial

    Cabinetmaking I,II

    Firefighting

       Technology I,II,III

    Masonry I,II,III

    Automotive– Service,

        Brakes, Electrical

    OSFM– FF I

    NCCER–

    Masonry

    ASE–

    Automotive

    Unique offerings– Masonry, cabinetmaking, and firefighting

    Both Auto programs are NATEF certified

    Interesting Facts:

    · A concentrator has 4 credits in a pathway

    · Concentrators have the highest graduation rate: MCS 2011-12 97.5%

    · Seniors take the WorkKeys Career Readiness Assessment

    · In 2011-12, 86.1% of concentrators either continued his/her studies beyond high school or obtained a job in a related field.

    · Internships and Registered Apprenticeships are available.

     
    Our strategic plan can be found at http://ctelps.dpi.state.nc.us/ctelps.nsf
    Our county's Economic Development Strategic Action Plan can be found here. Strategic Plan
     
     
    Montgomery County Schools' Career and Technical Education Programs do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national, or ethnic origin, age or disability in its programs or activities.