1 Carver Vocational Technical High School Virtual Orientation There is no short cut to achievement. Life requires thorough preparation. p George Washington Carver Experience the Carver Vocational Technical High School virtual orientation where you will learn about our proud past, discover our current exciting programs and learn about our goals and vision for our learning community.
2 Carver Vo Tech was founded in 1925 and was the first vocational technical school for the African American community in Baltimore. The photo above is of the class of 1935.
3 Past Past students lay the foundation for a tradition of hard work and ingenuity.
4 Another example of our proud heritage when students once learned shoe repair. 4
5 Today Carver is the home to approximately 1,000 students and 85 faculty members. Our building went under a 30 million dollar renovation in 2008 and we have a state of the art facility. We have earned Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) for past 3 consecutive years.
6 Carver offers nine Vocational Pathways (Childcare, Culinary Arts, CAD, Carpentry, Masonry, Business, Cosmetology & Graphic & Printing ). We are a college preparatory school and offer advanced placement (AP) courses. Additionally we have JROTC (Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps) on campus.
7 Kirk A. Sykes, Principal Our mission is to equip students with skills that reflect academic achievement and service/trade area mastery through a community wide support system. We encourage critical thinking skills that will ensure success at all levels. Kirk A. Sykes, Principal It is our priority to utilize every strategy available to become the career center school of choice for Baltimore City.
8 h Graduation requirements include 21 specific credits; passing English and Math to advance the next grade level; 75 service learning hours; passing all HSA s.
9 CarverVo Vo Tech s Office Suite
10 One of three state of the art computer labs at Carver.
11 21 st Century technology in most classrooms with SMART Board and Promethean Board Technology.
12 Electives include African American History; Coaching & Officiating; Economics; Swimming/Life Saving; Weight Training; Yearbook Production; and choice of foreign language (Chinese, French or Spanish).
13 Career and Technology Education pathways allow us to effectively aid students with transition from school to the workforce, teaching students to become productive citizens and efficient entrepreneurs & employees.
14 Business Management and Finance teaches students expertise in Microsoft office, administrative support, business reports, interviewing techniques and gives real world application with work study opportunities.
15 Business Management and Finance teaches students expertise in Microsoft office, administrative support, business reports, interviewing techniques and gives real world application with work study opportunities.
16 Childcare center during nap time.
17 CISCO networking students learn IT essentials to become certified network associates. Students learn network operating systems and webbased content. This is just another example of how Carver prepares students for success for college and career readiness.
18 Cosmetology students prepare for state licenses with up to 1,000 hours work study in our very own salon. Students learn the ins and outs of facials, hair, nails, skin care and make up.
19 Cosmetology students learn salon management and best practices in customer service while preparing for the state board license exam.
20 Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) inspires students to pursue careers as architects, machine designers, structural, aeronautical, marine and civil engineering. We teach manual drafting and blueprint reading while incorporating the creation and interpretation of technical drawings.
21 Students specializing in CADD utilize AutoCAD ds Max and Inventor Students specializing in CADD utilize AutoCAD 2009, 3ds Max and Inventor. Animation and 3D solid modeling provide additional opportunities for students to learn and grow.
22 Electrical wiring teaches students safety regulations and code requirements as well as problem solving and trouble shooting Students learn Electrical wiring teaches students safety regulations and code requirements as well as problem solving and trouble shooting. Students learn how to read schematics and drawings.
23 We also teach students how to calculate electricaland lighting loads and maintenance and identification of special tools preparing students We also teach students how to calculate electrical and lighting loads and maintenance and identification of special tools, preparing students for NCCER certification.
24 Carpentry students learn shop and tool safety. We also teach construction of floors, walls, ceilings, roofs, windows and doors.
25 State of the art classrooms and dedicated staff support students learning exterior finishing, insulation, cabinetry, dry wall and exterior trim. This pathway also leads towards NCCER certification.
26 Students interested in building structures using mortar, brick, stone, granite, concrete block, marble or tile pursue masonry. We teach safety regulations, maintenance and identification of tools and reading blueprints.
27 Through theoretical and practical application students are taught design and construct layouts as well as concrete, masonry and brick laying. Students learn how to build driveways, walls and sidewalks as they pursue NCCER certification.
28 Students interested in food and beverage may obtain PROSTART certification as they learn their way around the culinary classroom. We g y y y y prepare students for professional baking and catering.
29 Our culinary classroom and top notch staff of chefs prepare students the management skills and tools to be a professional.
30 JROTC (Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps) is a program designed to encourage high school students to be JROTC (Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps) is a program designed to encourage high school students to be good citizens and to improve students interpersonal skills by developing character and self discipline.
31 JROTC provides opportunities to for scholars to win scholarship funds, earn college credit and gain service academy placement (Naval JROTC provides opportunities to for scholars to win scholarship funds, earn college credit and gain service academy placement (Naval Academy, Air Force Academy, West Point Military Academy)
32 Carver Athletics includes Men's and Women's Cross Country, Indoor/Outdoor Track and Field, Basketball and Swimming. Men s athletics includes Football, Wrestling, Lacrosse and Baseball. Women s athletics include Volleyball, Softball, Badminton and Dance.
33 Our track team is the reigning back to back Maryland State Champion!!
34 Carver s Gymnasium y Beware!! You have just entered Bear Country.
35 Carver s swimming pool
36 Club offerings include National Honor Society; Future Business Leaders of America; Robotics; Debate Team; Unique Models; Drumline; S.H.O.P. (Students Helping Other People); SkillsUSA; and Cheerleading
37 As George Washington Carver once said, Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom. g g, y g For more information call