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Somerset County Technology Center

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Opened  1972
Administrative Director  Georgia Yeager
Schedule type  Part-Time
Founded  1972
Faculty  18
NCES School ID  428040007085
Grades  10-12
Phone  +1 814-443-3651
Number of employees  25
School type  Public Vocational-Technical School
Address  281 Technology Dr, Somerset, PA 15501, USA
Similar  Uintah Basin Applied T, Washington County Communi, Washington‑Holmes Technical Center, Washburn Institute of Technology, Greater Altoona Career a

Somerset County Technology Center (previously named Somerset County Technical Institute, or "SCTI,") is a Public Vocational-Technical School, located just outside the county seat in Somerset Township. SCTC has eight sending High Schools, in which students attend the center for one-half of the day and their home school for the other one half. A plethora of adult education opportunities, both on and off site are available to county residents.

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High School Opportunities

Presently, SCTC has eight sending school districts, which sends Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors from their respective High Schools to the center for one-half day to participate in career workshops. Cooperative Education is also available

High School Programs

There are seventeen career programs for the High School Students, including:

  • Auto Body Technology
  • Auto Technology
  • Building Trades Maintenance
  • Business and Marketing Technology
  • Carpentry
  • Computer Networking
  • Cosmetology
  • Culinary Arts
  • Drafting and Design Technology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Electrical Occupations
  • Forestry
  • HVAC
  • Machine Technology
  • Masonry
  • Medical
  • Welding
  • High school clubs and organizations

    Students may belong to the following clubs or organizations while attending SCCTC

  • SkillsUSA
  • FFA
  • National Association of Home Builders - Student Chapter
  • SADD
  • BotsIQ of Southwestern Pennsylvania
  • Adult Education

    There are adult education opportunities abound at SCTC, which include: Distance Learning, Intergenerational Learning, Short-Term Programs and Adult Literacy

    Customized Training

    SCTC offers agencies and businesses in the community work-related training to maintain a trained workforce, either on or off site.

    References

    Somerset County Technology Center Wikipedia


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