Congratulations to our two Lockheed Martin/OCPS Foundation 2023-2024 Teacher Impact Grant winners! Tiffany Rogers and Amy Jensen have each been granted $5,000 to support their students.
Tiffany Rogers, Culinary Arts Teacher, says she is excited to receive this grant because it will help give our students more opportunities to practice … Read More
For the first time in 50 years, OCPS Agriculture Education/FFA has won a NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP! From Nov 1-4, the National FFA Convention was held in Indianapolis, Indiana. Over 70,000 FFA members, advisors, and supporters attended the 2nd largest of ALL national conventions in the US. Some of the many events … Read More
Earlier this year, Massage Therapy Instructor at OTC Avalon, Jonah Saloman, was recognized for his achievements with the Massage Envy “Excellence in Education” award.
Massage Envy is the largest employer of massage therapists and estheticians in the United States, employing over 15,000 masseuses and estheticians. In 2013, they launched the … Read More
Whenever a person has an appointment with a health care provider or receives treatment for an illness or injury, the information about the visit and treatment gets entered into their health record. Visit information also gets sent to the patient’s insurance company, which decides whether to cover the costs or … Read More
On October 6, Wharton-Smith team members came together with representatives from Orange Technical College to celebrate the topping out of the new OTC West Campus. See pictures here.
The milestone celebration included a tasty lunch from Bubbalou’s Bodacious Bar-b-que, t-shirts for the entire team, and a huge raffle, including … Read More
Orange Technical College’s West Campus recently hosted a Human Services Forum sponsored by Seacoast Bank. The event was held in honor of National Cosmetology Day and Esthetician Day, both occurring in October.
Before the event, students made team spirit posters using keywords associated with Orange Technical College, including mission, vision, … Read More
For Tatiana Manacov, Orange Technical College was the start of a big, challenging, yet ultimately highly successful path.
Tatiana enrolled at Orange Technical College seven years ago to take the English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) class. She came to the US with very basic English and attended to … Read More
As a part of OCPS and CTE’s partnership with the CFHLA (Central Florida Hotel & Lodging Association), students in Olympia High School’s hospitality and culinary Program had the opportunity to visit the JW Marriott Bonnet Creek Hotel recently.
While there, students gained valuable industry insight during a career panel with … Read More
Last week, Orange Technical College welcomed the Retired Educators Foundation of Orange County Florida to present student scholarship awards on each campus for the 2023-2024 school year. Scholarship committee members Debbie Smith, Kim Stutsman, Brenda Alston, and Monica Johnson presented 10 scholarships to our career and technical education students nearing … Read More
Rebecca DeJesus steps into her new role at University High School as a Career Specialist saying, “it is a heartwarming honor.”
As a Career Specialist, she connects high school students with opportunities to engage with relevant career and technical education programs, which will lead to the development of employability skills … Read More