FFA Advisors and Supporters,
Recently, the 94th National FFA Convention was held in Indianapolis, Indiana. With over 55,000 students, teachers, and supporters in attendance, the convention was a huge success, and our OCPS FFA chapters/students brought home many outstanding national honors. In addition to the top honors above, we had … Read More
The computer and information technology industry is growing fast. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the number of opportunities in the IT industry is expected to increase by 11% by 2029. The median annual salary for IT positions is considerably higher than the median salary for … Read More
Oct 15 – Orange Technical College, in partnership with the Manufacturers Association of Central Florida, hosted the 2nd Annual Manufacturing Design Build Competition at Custom Metal Designs in Oakland, FL. Student teams from various career and technical programs from across the district participated including teams from Oak Ridge HS, Colonial … Read More
You want a career that’s stable, well-paying, and fulfilling. Many jobs in the tech industry promise to be all three. As demand for technology increases, so does the demand for tech-focused jobs. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) predicts that the number of computer and information technology job options will … Read More
Ever wonder why some training programs take so long? For example, it can take between two and more than four years to earn a college degree. That’s because most college degree programs teach you more than you need to know to perform a job.
Skills-based training focuses on the essential. … Read More
Multiple factors determine how a person chooses a career and how they find a job in their chosen field. While skills and interests play significant roles in choosing a career, so does the training or educational level a person attains.
When deciding on a career path, it helps to know … Read More
You want to go back to school, to earn a certificate that will help you pursue an engaging and fulfilling career. But you’re looking at the tuition cost and wondering how you’ll afford it. You don’t want to go deep into debt, making it difficult to afford rent, food, and … Read More
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Orange Technical College Campuses welcomed the Retired Educators Foundation of Orange County, Florida, to present student scholarship awards virtually on 8/24/2021 and 8/25/2021 for the 2021-2022 school year. Janice Quint, Scholarship Chairman, and the other scholarship committee members Christie Woods, Fran Burns, Richard Gomer, Jane … Read More
Over the years, the construction industry has had its ups and downs. During the Great Recession, opportunities in the industry dipped as a result of a drop in demand for new housing. As new construction rebounded, so did the number of jobs available. By 2029, the field is … Read More
If you’re interested in the sciences and want to pursue a career that uses science for the greater good, a health science profession might be right for you. Health sciences apply biology, chemistry, and other areas of scientific study to medicine, nutrition, and other healthcare topics.
Should you decide to … Read More