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Career and Technical Education

Career and Technical Education

Ms Sarah Eyre, seyre@mcps.org
Agriscience and Floriculture

Mrs. Stephanie Parker, sparker@mcps.org
Technology Education

Mrs. Pamela Dalton, pameladalton@mcps.org
Digital Input Technology

Mrs. Jamie Simmons, jsimmons@mcps.org
Digital Input Technology


  Agriscience

  Ms Sarah Eyre

Students learn agriscience technology as it applies to the agricultural industry, food animals, wildlife, pets and plant science. Plant production procedures are taught in the BMS greenhouse. In addition, a 600-gallon aquiculture fish tank provides students with experiences in modern day fish production. Students also acquire skills in hand tool processes by building woodworking projects in the shop.
 
 Digital Input Technology

 Mrs Pamela Dalton &
Mrs. Jamie Simmons

Digital Input Technology:  An 18-week course that introduces touch-typing skills, new and emerging input devices such as speech/handwriting recognition software, tablets, cloud computing software applications, headsets/microphones, scanners, digital cameras/video, mobile devices and other tools to prepare students to meet the standards in the workplace and everyday life.   Students may also participate in the student organization FBLA: Future Business Leaders of America.

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Technology     Education

Ms Stephanie  Parker

Students explore areas of technology in order to discover technical abilities and career interests. The elements of technology, including tools/machines, materials processes, energy, and information are studied. The impact of technology is related to future decisions and consequences. Skills in the use of technological tools and systems are taught through activities including lab safety, architectural drawing, bridge design and testing, electricity and electronics projects, model rocketry, and mouse trap and magnetic levitation vehicles.