Take a look around you. It’s highly likely that you’ll spot at least one item that was put together by welding. Cars, bikes, bridges, buildings, planes, and boats are examples of things that are welded. Welding is the most common way … Read More
What a great start to the new school year for so many! Yeah, there were the usual bumps along the way, but even those were handled and people kept on truckin’ what a testament to the staffulty we have and the passion that exists amongst our team.
When you hear the word “apprentice,” what comes to mind? You might picture a person working for a blacksmith back in the 19th century or Mickey Mouse wearing a wizard’s hat and getting into a lot of mischief.
Although there’s a common assumption that apprenticeships are … Read More
ORLANDO—DLR Group has been selected to design the new Orange Technical College – Westside Campus. Orange Technical College, part of Orange County Public Schools, encompasses five technical college campuses across Central Florida and is integrating a new vision to achieve specialized curriculum at each location.
I was a lost teenager with no real plan for the future. When I first heard of Orange Technical College, I was attending University High School in Orlando, FL. A recruitment coordinator came to our school and talked to … Read More
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.
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
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
WOW! Another school year has passed and with it thousands upon thousands of students from sixth grade through post-secondary have been touched by Career and Technical Education–more than 50,000 in fact! That’s up 75% from just five years ago!
This past week alone, we had nearly 1,000 students who completed … Read More