St. Mary’s County Schools' Career and Technology Education programs are designed to provide students with 21st Century Skills in preparation for the workplace and/or a seamless transition to a post-secondary education experience. Our goal is to offer programs that blend academic and technical skills with employability skills. CTE courses are logical, challenging, and aligned to standards recognized by both industry and college readiness. Students enrolled in CTE course are exposed to a wide range of current and emerging technologies, work-based learning opportunities, and extended classroom experiences bring each class to life.