Career Programs and Early College Specialist
$65,857.00 - $105,735.00/year
The Maryland State Department of Education is dedicated to supporting a world-class educational system that prepares all students for college and career success in the 21st century. With excellent stewardship from our divisions, we oversee State and federal programs that support the needs of a diverse population – students, teachers, principals, and other educators throughout Maryland.
This position provides leadership and technical assistance to school systems and community colleges in the effective implementation of early college high school and dual enrollment programs to increase student opportunities to earn college credit while in high school. This position also assists in the development and implementation of high-quality career and technical education (CTE) programs of study.
The Career Programs and Early College High School Specialist is responsible for: 1) providing leadership, management, supervision, and overall coordination for early college programs (e.g. Pathways in Technology Early College High (P-TECH) School) and dual enrollment programs; 2) developing articulation and transcripted credit agreements with postsecondary institutions; and 3) leading career cluster teams to coordinate the development and implementation of high-quality CTE programs.