Teacher Academy of Maryland:

Carroll County Public Schools

What is TAM?

The Teacher Academy of Maryland (TAM) completer program is a Career and Technology Education (CTE) program of study that seeks to address the persistent teacher shortage challenge by creating a pipeline of teacher candidates.

The four TAM courses give students hands-on experiences and early exposure to the teaching profession.

Critical Shortage Areas:

  • Middle School Education

  • Technology Education

  • Family and Consumer Sciences

  • Computer Science

  • Business Education

  • ESOL, English, French & Spanish

  • Mathematics

  • Science

  • Special Education

  • Art and Dance

  • Media Specialists, School Psychologists, & Speech and Language Pathologists

*According to Maryland Teacher Staffing Report (2016-2018)