How do you apply to the Franklin County Career and Technology Center?
Students can download an application from the website or see their school counselor for an application.
Once the application is completed, it must be returned to the counselor at the sending school. The counselor will then work with the Career Center to arrange an interview date and time.
What should I expect at the interview?
All students wanting to attend the career center must be interviewed by members of the Career Center staff. During the interview, the students will be asked questions concerning their career choice, goals, and their academic subjects.
Are students permitted to participate in their sending school activities?
Students are permitted to participate in their sending schools sports and other extra-curricular activities. The sending schools will provide transportation to the events. Students also return to the school for other special events.
What academic classes will I be taking?
Each school district provides the academic classes for their students. You will need to check with your school counselor for a schedule of your academic classes.
What happens if I don’t like the program that I selected?
Students are able to change programs up to a certain time period. They must talk to their career center instructor and then to the school counselor and/or the Career Center Supervisor. Changes can only be made if space is available and by the deadline date.
What is the dress code? Are there any uniforms?
All students at the Career Center are required to wear a uniform. Each program has a uniform specific to their program area. The uniforms are purchased through the Career Center.
How do I get to the Career Center from my sending school?
Each of the school districts provides transportation to the Career Center.
Is there a tuition cost to attend the Career Center?
There is no tuition cost to attend the Career Center, but some programs require students to purchase books and/or tools.
Does the Career Center offer any activities?
Students at the Career Center can participate in the Career and Technology Student Organizations (CTSOs). Depending on their program area, they can participate in DECA, FFA, HOSA and SkillsUSA.
The organizations offer leadership development and the opportunity for students to compete at the local, district, state and national levels.
Can students earn college credits while attending the Career Center?
Students can earn College In The High School credits in approved program areas.