Melvin Baker joined the staff of the Career & Technology Center in the spring of 1999 after 15 years in the Electronics field. Prior to coming to the Career & Technology Center, Melvin was employed by Boscov’s Department Stores in Harrisburg PA and Routzahn's Department Stores in Frederick. Mr Baker ’s career in electronics started in high school where he was enrolled in a Career and Technology program. He won first place in the West Virginia State SkillsUSA (VICA at that time) Electronics contest two years running and competed in the National SkillsUSA competitions both times. Mr. Baker has taught Computer Tech, Web Design and Security + over the last 12 years. Melvin also teaches A+, Security and Networking for FCC. His certifications include: A+, Net+, Security +, CASP, CCENT, CCAI and Adobe Dreamweaver.