Too Cool for Traditional School: The Changing Role of Community Colleges and Career and Technical Education

Maryland is at a turning point: The Blueprint for Maryland’s Future and its attached funding are set to accelerate career and technical educational (CTE) offerings in K-12 education, as the workforce’s demands for skilled positions are evolving.

Coupled with the diversifying role of its community colleges, Maryland has the potential to meet tomorrow’s challenges beyond the next years and into the next generation.

Too Cool for Traditional School: The Changing Role of Community Colleges and Career and Technical Education

At the 2022 MACo Summer Conference general session, “Too Cool for Traditional School: The Changing Role of Community Colleges and Career and Technical Education,” an esteemed panel of education leaders and policy experts will explore these emerging trends in public education and how local governments can best prepare Marylander’s learners for the modern workforce.

Speakers:

  • Brad Phillips, Executive Director, Maryland Association of Community Colleges
  • Rachel Hise, Executive Director, Blueprint Accountability and Implementation Board
  • Mara Doss, Blueprint Accountability and Implementation Board member, former Prince George’s Community College administrator

Moderator: The Honorable Senator Cory McCray

Date/Time: Saturday, August 20, 2022; 10:00 am – 11:00 am

The 2022 MACo Summer Conference will be held at the Roland Powell Convention Center in Ocean City, MD from August 17-22. This year’s theme is “Taking Care of Business.” More information can be found on our conference website.

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