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 Development and Transition Team

​​The Development and Transition unit of the Career, Technical and Agricultural Education (CTAE) division provides direction in the development of the CTAE high school and middle school curricula, assessment, work-based learning experiences, professional learning, and instructional resources to enhance student achievement. In addition, this unit promotes successful transitioning of students from middle school to high school and from high school to college and careers, including promotion of postsecondary credit while still in high school.

Dr. Trudy Smith
Professional Learning

Non-Traditional Career Pathways

Middle School Performance Standards
High Schools That Work

Laura Boswell
Work-Based Learning (WBL)
Youth Apprenticeship Program (YAP)

​Patrick Ledford
Workforce and Economic Development

 Contact Information

Dr. Trudy Smith
Program Manager, Career, Technical & Agricultural Education
Phone: 404-463-6405