Career and Technology Education Certification Pathway at Baltimore Museum of Industry


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    Introduction

    The Career and Technology Education office, located at the Baltimore Museum of Industry, offers full service options for Career and Technology Education teacher certification and endorsements for Maryland teachers statewide. The University of Maryland Eastern Shore certification offerings include the:

    • Four courses in the Professional and Technical Education certification pathway.
    • Technical content and pedagogical courses for General Secondary. (Technology Education,
      Business Education, Agriculture Education, and Family and Consumer Sciences)
    • Three required courses for the Work-Based Learning endorsement.
    • Courses for Standard and Advanced Professional Certification

    All programs have been developed with the assistance of professionals in the field including the Career and College Readiness Division within the Maryland Department of Education, the Department of Technology at UMES, and our highly qualified adjunct and fulltime instructors to be in alignment with COMAR regulations. 

    UMES courses are primarily offered at the Baltimore Museum of Industry, conveniently located on the Inner Harbor with free parking, secure access, and four UMES classrooms. Most courses meet every other week at BMI in the evenings from 5 – 8PM to meet the needs of working teachers. Off-site locations include southern Eastern Shore in Princess Anne and Prince Georges County. These and other off-site locations are scheduled when enrollment targets are reached.

    All courses are developed and offered through Blackboard, a learning management system which allows students 24/7 access to course resources. The online week classes have sessions in Blackboard with activities and assignments. 

    Finally, the UMES CTE office is Baltimore is responsive to Career and Technology Education teacher needs in areas of registration, scholarships, paperwork, and other issues. Please contact us for more information about the UMES certification programs in Career and Technology Education.


    For more information on this program, please contact:


    Dr. Thomas Loveland 

    Director, Career and Technology Education Graduate Program
    Department of Technology 
    University of Maryland Eastern Shore 
    1425 Key Highway 
    Baltimore, MD 21230 
    (410) 727-4808 X164
    Email: tloveland@umes.edu

    Dr. Joseph Arumala
    Chairman 
    Department of Technology 
    University of Maryland Eastern Shore 

    11931 Art Shell Plaza 
    Princess Anne, MD 21853-1299 
    (410) 651-6468 
    Email:joarumala@umes.edu 



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