NSPRA, the National School Public Relations Association, has recently awarded OCPS/OTC with four golden achievement awards, signifying excellence and innovation in school communications. The initiatives that received awards were the Dr. Phillips Charities Grant to OCPS CTE, OCPS Tech Express to Valencia College, the Orange Technical College Alumni Campaign and … Read More
Congratulations to Career & Technical Education Hospitality and Culinary programs for receiving Hospitality Education Grants from the Central Florida Hotel & Lodging Association. Grant recipients were recently recognized during an awards ceremony.
Olympia High School’s new NAF Academy of Hospitality & Tourism (represented by instructor David Weigle and CTE career … Read More
On March 15, 2019, Student participants from across Orange County gathered at Orange Technical College (OTC) – Mid Florida Campus to compete against former allies, friends and classmates in a real-world cyber security challenge with only one team capable enough to “Capture the Flag”.
“This is the future of cyber … Read More
Courtesy News 13: Hundreds of culinary and hospitality students from across Orange County Public Schools gathered at Orlando World Center Marriott to show off their culinary and hospitality skills in front of industry experts. #OCPSCulinaryComp
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OCPS Superintendent Dr. Barbara Jenkins was the featured speaker at the September 19th luncheon event for the East Orlando Chamber of Commerce. Her topic, “Preparing Students for a Non-Traditional Path”, focused on Career and Technical Education. Dr. Jenkins talked about the tremendous growth of students enrolled in CTE programs, industry … Read More
Great story from the Project Lead the Way Newsletter featuring OCPS and OTC!
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Now this is a #CareerTechEd story worth sharing…
Theses “new” colleagues were once teacher and student just a few short years ago. Kristal Armstrong met Zach while she was visiting classrooms to recruit students for Orange Technical College dual enrollment. Zach was failing his academic courses but had an interest … Read More
The “trades” are no longer exclusively defined by manual, hands-on jobs. Our global marketplace and interconnectedness of business enterprises across the country via a wireless internet, has given birth to a new category of trade jobs: technology trades.
Prepare yourself for a successful future by reading about which IT trade … Read More
Students from the OTC – Avalon Campus Medical Assisting program experienced first-hand the benefits of giving blood.
The students had an amazing time observing and assisting on the Big Red Bus in Avalon Park. The phlebotomist on the bus was helpful and very informative about the procedure as well as the … Read More
Launch Site graduates pose for an employee photo at Steamroller Studios located in Mount Dora.
Steamroller Studios is a full-service production house with a focus on high-end animation for movies and games. Launch Site graduates are working on the company’s first original game Deadwood: The Forgotten Curse.
Their instructor, Lowell … Read More