By Bruce Walton Kevin Gentile said he was nervous to accept his scholarship from the Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition on Friday morning. But he was proud to be its first recipient. The Salem High School senior was honored Friday at the group’s meeting at the Mahoning County Career and Technical Center in Canfield. The scholarship…Details
By Josh Medore | February 8, 2016 CANFIELD, Ohio – With the resurrection of machining programs and rising enrollment at vocational schools in the region, the next step in creating a job-ready industrial workforce is encouraging high school students into the field. At the Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition quarterly meeting Friday, Leetonia schools superintendent Rob…Details
Citrus College supported the production of “Success in the New Economy” to help a broader audience begin to understand preparation today for tomorrow’s labor market realities. The end result is a compelling case for students to explore career choices early, make informed decisions when declaring their college education goal, and to consider technical skill…Details
Welding and Fabrication is a new program at MCCTC this year. Watch the program video to learn more about this exciting course and what careers this program will prepare you for.
For American industry, finding employees who have all the requisite skills is a big challenge, and hiring people who don’t stack up can cost businesses a great deal of money. Special correspondent John Tulenko from Learning Matters reports on a certification test that aims to boost U.S. students’ workforce readiness.
WEST MIDDLESEX, Pa. (WKBN) – Getting a jump on a career path was the idea behind a high school career fair in West Middlesex on Wednesday. Approximately 1,100 sophomores from Mercer County high schools were invited to learn skills they will need in the working world. They got a chance to interact with professionals from two dozen companies about…Details
Machine and Tool Technology About the Program: A student in the Machine Technology program will be introduced to the skills used in the precision metalworking industry. Students will be instructed on how to develop a process plan; how to produce and/or repair parts; how parts fit and work together; how to use a variety of…Details
CCCTC is an American Welding Society Educational Institution Member, as well as an AWS Certified Testing Facility. AWS Sense Curriculum is provided to ensure students learn the skills necessary to become certified by the end of the program. This course is designed for the person who is interested in entering the welding trades. The course is an…Details
Congratulations to Mercer High School Robotics Team who placed in the top 10 at the BEST national robotics competition! BEST Robotics, Inc. is a non-profit, volunteer organization whose mission is to inspire middle through high school students to pursue careers in engineering, science and technology through participation in a sports-like, hands-on, real-world engineering-based robotics competition.…Details