Crawford County Technical and Vocational Center is Hosting an Open House on November 17 | News

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A county institution specializing in hands-on education wants to give visitors the chance to see first-hand how its 16 programs work.

The Crawford County Career and Technical Center (CTC) will host an open house on November 17 from 6-8 p.m.

“CTC Crawford County students are frequent recipients of local, state and national awards through SkillsUSA, a student organization available to all CCCTC students,” the school said in a statement announcing the event. “Students also have the opportunity to become involved with the National Technical Honor Society.”

Among CTC’s most recent award-winning students was 2021 graduate Andrew Locke, who won the Gold Medal in Cosmetology at the SkillsUSA National Championships.

The CTC offers 16 programs for high school students, ranging from the recently expanded welding curriculum to culinary arts, from early childhood education to computer and information services. The school also offers two cooperative education programs in which students are matched with employers to gain on-the-job training. School officials will be available throughout the open house to explain the various offers and answer any questions.

Additional opportunities for adult learners are also available at the CTC. Evening classes in computer science, medicine, soldering, machining, and home wiring are offered each semester. The school hosts classes for Northern Pennsylvania Regional College throughout the year and offers nearly 300 instructor-led online courses in areas such as web design, sales and marketing, and photography. digital.

“Come and find out what an education at the Crawford County CLC can do for you!” said school principal Kevin Sprong in announcing the event.

The center is located at 860 Thurston Road. Masks are mandatory for event attendees.

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