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
Things break and need to be repaired. An appliance technician is the person who gets called upon to fix refrigerators, washing machines, ovens, and other major appliances. If you enjoy working with your hands, a career as a repair technician may be the right choice for you. Learn more about … Read More
Do you like to draw and want to see your creations come to life? A career in animation may be right for you. Whether you’re at the start of your path toward a career in animation or already have a few skills, here’s what you know to master 3D animation … 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
Do you feel like you’re treading water in your career? Does going to work every day bore you?
It may be time to give your career a boost. With the rise of AI and the ever-increasing need for cybersecurity, a career in information technology (IT) could be just what you … 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
The Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association’s Central Florida Chapter convened with the Hospitality Educators of Orange County Public Schools (OCPS) at the illustrious Valencia’s Downtown Campus. The purpose of this meeting was to unveil and discuss a collaborative initiative to enrich students’ educational journey for the upcoming 2023-2024 school year.… Read More