High School Education

A sequence of courses makes up the high school and post secondary agricultural education programs throughout Maryland and the entire nation. Programs currently exist in approximately 40 high schools, several community colleges, and the University of Maryland, College Park, and University of Maryland, Eastern Shore.

For information on high school and/or post secondary programs, see respective tabs or contact Terrie Shank, Assistant Director, at 301-663-4192, email tshank@maefonline.com

The secondary/post secondary staff work is divided into four major categories - namely program development, professional development, program information and records, and teacher recruitment and retention. Within each category are listed activities that staff works on annually.





MAEF's High School Program consists of the following:

Agriculture Education Programs in Maryland
2014-2015 Maryland Agricultural Education Teacher Directory




Various businesses, non-profits, schools and other entities offer scholarships to Maryland students interested in a career in agriculture.



Post-Secondary and Community College
There are 8 community colleges offering 17 different programs in agriculture. Follow the links below to find out more information about each program.



University Programs
There are a variety of colleges and universities across Maryland that offer many different degrees in agriculture.



Professional Development



Teach Agriculture in Maryland



For more information on agricultural education in Maryland and nationally visit the following links