College Tech Prep
College Tech Prep is an exciting, cutting-edge way to learn. It prepares students for advanced standing in college and high demand careers. Beginning as juniors at the CTC, College Tech Prep students take college prep courses and four periods of a technical lab in one of twelve programs: Engineering, Computer Networking Systems & Electronics, Multimedia Production, Software Program Design, Health Occupations Technologies, Electrical Trades, Automotive Technology, Computer Aided Drafting & Design, Culinary Arts, Computer Graphic Arts, Dental Assisting and Teacher Exploration. Students develop technical skills in the lab. Students develop technical skills in the lab. Academic courses frequently relate to the technical course making learning more meaningful.
College Tech Prep programs offer these benefits:
Earn college credits while still in high school
Get work experience in paid co-ops and earn money for college
Seamless transition to a two-year or four-year college degree
Develop advanced technical and academic skills through hands-on learning
Qualify for a well-paying career in occupations with steady growth
Clark State, Columbus State and Sinclair Community Colleges provide up to $3,000 to all eligible Tech Prep students who meet academic and attendance requirements.
CTC Student Organizations
CTC students are involved in many organizations to enhance their education. A big part of the CTC Student Organizations (CTSO) is teaching students professional and leadership skills that will help them in their career field. Students in the CTSO get the opportunity to compete with students from other schools in both leadership and skill competitions.
We are proud to say that our students have won bronze, silver and gold medals at regional, state and national levels of competition. CTC students have also been very involved in the regional and state leadership of the CTSO's.
These organizations assist in providing quality education experiences for students in leadership, teamwork, citizenship and character development. They build and reinforce self-confidence, work attitudes and communications skills. There is emphasisis on total quality at work, high ethical standards, superior work skills, life-long education and pride in the dignity of work.
A list of organizations include:
Business Professionals of America
Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America
Future Educators of America
The IntraClub Council
National Honor Society
"As a parent and active community figure I have seen the difference and the success that students achieve by attending Springfield-Clark Career Technology Center. It is important to uphold professionalism and leadership skills in the work force today, the CTC not only teaches the students these fine qualities but they also give them the hands on learning experience to take the skills that they have learned and obtained to further advance themseleves in their career choice. The opportunities at CTC are endless and they're waiting for you." - Chief Deputy Dave Rapp, Clark County Sheriff's Office