Advantages of a Career & Technical Education
- Integration of Enhanced STEM/STEAM Projects
- Private Articulation Agreements with Colleges
- Potential FREE College Credits
- Internships & Apprenticeships
- Working while in High School
- Community Service Activities
- Additional Scholarships
- Student Organizations
- Tuition FREE*
*Tuition-free, public education is provided to high school students through all Beaver County Public School Districts
Message from the Director: The Beaver County Career & Technology Center is a full-time career and technology center that serves the youth of Beaver County in Pennsylvania. Our school is dedicated to providing a program of high quality, cutting-edge technical training integrated with a strong academic education and an emphasis on critical thinking, problem-solving, decision-making, and team-building skills.
Industry Leaders Guide the Way: The Beaver County Career & Technology Center’s curriculum is closely tied to the needs of business and industry. Through twice-yearly Craft Committee meetings, advisors guide program development to assure that the curriculum and equipment match the needs and standards of employers. Employers tell us what skills are needed for success in their fields and those are the skills we teach. Instructors align course curriculum with skills employers need employees to be successful.
History of the Beaver County CTC: The Beaver County CTC officially opened its doors in the fall of 1978 under the name of the Beaver County Area Vocational Technical School. It is a full-time area vocational-technical school that serves the youth of Beaver County in Pennsylvania. The school is located in Center Township (Pennsylvania) adjacent to the Community College of Beaver County.