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
5 Healthcare Careers That Don’t Require a College Degree
The road to becoming a doctor is a long one. After completing a four-year undergraduate degree, most doctors-in-training complete four years of medical school, then up to seven years of fellowship or residency training.
Luckily, people who are interested … Read More
It’s Never Too Late: Why Enroll in GED Preparation Classes
Across the US, more than 1.2 million students leave high school before earning their diploma each year. There are many reasons why people leave high school early: They might need to support their families financially, they might not … Read More
HS Seniors: Your Guide to Life After High School
This is it, your final year of high school. You feel as if you’ve accomplished a lot over the past few years and are excited about the future. The thing is, you are also a little uncertain about what your future … Read More
4 Good Reasons to Start Your Career in Modeling & Simulation
In many industries, the answer to the question “what if?” guides certain decisions or leads to massive, industry-wide changes. While there is some risk involved in exploring the “what if?” of an industry, modeling and simulation (M&S) helps to … Read More
On May 8, 2019, Orange Technical College participated in the first annual “signing day” for construction students who have accepted jobs in the construction industry when they graduate. Thanks to Klein Tools and SkillsUSA we were able to join a national movement to share the value of skilled trades training … Read More
Starting Your Career with Industry Certification: What You Need to Know
Maybe you’re nearing the end of your high school career, or you’ve been out of school for a few years now. You’re not sure what your next step is going to be, but you know that you’re not particularly … 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