As Harford County’s singular school for academic studies and career/technical education, Harford Technical High School serves a population of students from throughout the county. Students in grades nine through 12 are offered opportunities to prepare for college, further post-secondary technical education, and/or enter into the work force or U.S. military. Harford Technical High provides state-of-the-art facilities, with a rigorous curriculum offered by staff who create a challenging learning environment for all students. Faculty and staff strive to integrate academic and technical fields so that all studies are meaningful and rewarding for all students, College and Career Preparedness is done every day at Harford Technical High School. Academically we have over 10 Advanced Placement classes offered as early as 9th grade.
Students at Harford Technical High School may elect to study in technical fields that will prepare them for direct entry into the work force, or as preparation for post-secondary education in college or in a specific technical school. Several programs at Harford Technical High are articulated with Harford Community College and the Community College of Baltimore County through the Tech Prep Program, which allows students to earn college credit for coursework completed in high school. Businesses and industry in the Harford County area have formed strong partnerships with Harford Technical High, providing valuable assistance with expertise, guest speakers, and donations of money and materials, as well as employment opportunities for students. These partnerships maintain a vital link between the school and the surrounding business community, allowing students to realize success both in school, at work, and in volunteer projects.
Harford Technical High School is an educational leader in the State of Maryland and in the United States. At Harford Technical High School we have created and initiated curriculum that built the first modular LEED certified house for Habitat for Humanity in the United States. We have developed a curriculum regarding residential building codes that has been picked up by numerous districts in over a dozen states.
Beyond the classrooms and labs, Harford Technical High offers its students a full range of extracurricular and athletic activities in which they may participate. Students at Harford Tech are active in organizations based at the school, as well as in national organizations that teach leadership, technical mastery, and career skills. We welcome inquiries and questions from the community about our school, and we are proud to point out the authentic, “live” work that our students do on a daily basis.
Charles G. Hagan