Career, Technical and Agricultural Education (CTAE) department members listed left to right in front row: Mark Green (Business and Technology and Work-Based Learning), Tyler Avera (Business and Technology), Ryan Flowers (CTAE Director), Brent McBride (Welding), and Ryan Taylor (Engineering & Technology and Audio Video Technology & Film). Back row: Alison Lamb (Work-Based Learning and Youth Apprenticeship Coordinator), Jena Cranford (Business and Technology), Van Mills (Agriculture), Sharon Simpson (Marketing and Graphic Design), Joellen Stone (Early Childhood Education), Cynthia Vann (Career & Technical Instruction Coordinator), James Galvin (Young Farmer Teacher), Jennifer Summerall (Allied Health and Medicine), and Bree Bennett (Culinary Arts).
Thank you for visiting the Career, Technical and Agricultural Education (CTAE) homepage on the Appling County High School website! Please explore the tabbed links in the grey box to your left to learn more about CTAE courses, career pathways, Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs), Work-Based Learning (WBL) opportunities, and other information about our students and programs.
CTAE courses help students explore potential careers and prepare for life after high school by providing them with learning opportunities to gain technical expertise in a career pathway of their choice. Students who finish an identified sequence of three courses (3 units of credit) in one of our CTAE career pathway areas will be recognized as a Georgia Career Pathway Completer. Appling County High School offers 18 different CTAE career pathway programs (listed below) with college and career ready student credentialing opportunities:
Agriculture Leadership in Forestry
Agriculture Leadership in Horticulture
Agricultural Mechanics Systems
Allied Health and Medicine
Audio-Video Technology and Film
Business and Technology
Early Childhood Care and Education
Electronics (Phased out in 2016-2017)
Horticulture and Forest Science
Marketing Communications and Promotion
Plant and Landscape Systems
STEM Engineering and Technology (New pathway in 2016-2017)
All career and technical education programs follow the system’s policies of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, and disability in all programs, services, activities, and employment. In addition, arrangements can be made to ensure that the lack of English language proficiency is not a barrier to admission or participation.
For more information or questions about CTAE programs contact:
Dr. Ryan Flowers
Career, Technical, and Agricultural Education Director
Appling County High School / Appling County School District
482 Blackshear Hwy., Baxley GA 31513
Phone: 912-367-8610 extension: 417