• Career and Technical Education in Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools


    Career and Technical Education Teachers at McDougle Middle School


    Business & Computers: 
    Cherreka Montgomery cmontgomery@chccs.k12.nc.us

    In this course, students will learn invaluable skills they will use for a lifetime. In 6th grade, the course will cover keyboarding technique, file management, and basic word processing. In the 7th grade, students will learn Advanced Word Processing, Basic Spreadsheets, and how to use presentation software and present professionally. In the 8th grade, students will learn advanced applications; advanced spreadsheets, databases, and desktop publishing. All grades will have an overview of digital literacy, teaching them how to be safe and smart when navigating a computer and the Internet.


    Family & Consumer Science:
    Ashlei Cobb acobb@chccs.k12.nc.us

    Students will explore units of study that center around understanding self and others, personal finance, basic food preparation and working in the kitchen, how to manage and complete a basic sewing project, and finding ways to connect to future career possibilities.


    Technology & Design/TSA:
    Redmond Grigg rgrigg@chccs.k12.nc.us 
    TSA Website

    Through engaging activities and hands-on projects, students focus on understanding how criteria, constraints and processes affect designs. Emphasis is placed on brainstorming, visualizing, modeling, testing and refining designs. Students develop skills in researching information, communicating design information, and reporting results.