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    Career & Technical Education

    Human Resource Services

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    The Human Services career cluster focuses on careers in education and public service. Programs within the Human Services cluster are designed to prepare students for entry-level employment and post-secondary education in areas related to planning, managing, providing, and supporting human services, such as early childhood education and care, teaching professions, and homeland security and emergency preparedness. Human services professionals work to improve the quality of life and promote safe, healthy communities. Students in these programs have the opportunity to earn industry recognized certifications and early college credit as well as participate in internships and apprenticeships.

    Human Resource Services Programs

    Alphabet blocks graphic in a circleEarly Childhood Education - Child Development Associate (CDA)

    The CDA Program of Study aligns with the Child Development Associate (CDA) competencies, Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium, (InTASC), and National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) standards. This program of study prepares students for further education and careers...

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    Ambulance graphic in a circleHomeland Security Emergency Preparedness - Geographic Information Systems

    The Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness Program is a Career and Technical Education instructional program which integrates government, academia, and private sector training/educational initiatives to help students understand how the United States and its interests worldwide are protected against threats to public safety...

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    Military badge graphic in a circleJunior Reserve Officer’s Training Corps (JROTC)

    Anne Arundel County Public Schools offers three Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) programs focusing on student leadership, citizenship, and service to the community. Through partnerships with the United States Army (Meade HS), Navy (Annapolis HS) and Marines (Northeast HS)...

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    Scales of justice graphicLaw Enforcement and Criminal Justice

    Anne Arundel County Public Schools has partnered with the Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Institute at Anne Arundel Community College to create the Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice CTE program in support of the Signature at Glen Burnie High School. This program combines Career and Technical Education and Early College access...

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    State of Maryland Graphic in a circle, with text reading TAMTeacher Academy of Maryland

    The Teacher Academy of Maryland prepares students who are seeking careers in K-12 education. This program will prepare students, through a series of courses that include supervised lab teaching and an internship, where they will create and deliver lesson plans in elementary and middle school classrooms...

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