The Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County (CTCLC) is a consortium of nine school districts in the Northeastern Region of Pennsylvania. Opened in 1973 for the high school students of our area, The Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County provides instruction in sixteen different
March Student of the Month Announced03/04/2014
Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County Protective Services student, Ivan Rodriguez has been named CTC March Student of the Month. Mr. Rodriguez is a senior at North Pocono High School. He is a member of the CTC Student Council and recently received a silver medal in the SKILLS USA District Competition for Criminal Justice. He works part-time as a cashier at Shop Rite in Daleville. In his spare time he enjoys jogging, swimming and video games. Ivan has enrolled in the United States Air Force.
( L to R) Ivan Rodriguez and Protective Services instructor Johnathan Coyne
Carpentry 2 Students Complete Project03/03/2014
Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County Carpentry 2 students under the direction of instructor Mr. Val Valenti recently completed a rolling bread box project.
(L to R) Mr. Val Valenti, Carpentry Instructor; Steve Koch, Scranton High School; Elijah Izak, Scranton High School; Eric Raebel, Scranton High School; Nathan Bean, Forest City High School; Michael Abbott, Scranton High School and Scott Kutney, West Scranton High School.
Job Shadow Day at Mid Valley Elementary School03/03/2014
Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County instructors Lou Parri, Collision Repair and Johnathan Coyne, Protective Services recently participated in a Groundhog Job Shadow Day at Mid Valley Elementary School. Students from grades 3 through 6 were educated about career awareness and planning.
(L to R) Collision Repair instructor Lou Parri along with Senator John Blake recently shared their career knowledge and experience with students from Mid Valley Elementary School.
The Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County’s morning Culinary Class recently held their annual Chili Cook-off.
1st Place Winners: (L to R) Alexander Allen, Carbondale Area High School; Ryan Cordaro, West Scranton High School; Connor Royce, West Scranton High School and Culinary Instructor Steve Anania.
2nd Place Winners: (L to R) Jamie Fabbri, West Scranton High School; Culinary Instructor Steve Anania and George Bohnenberger, Abington Heights High School.
3rd Place Winners: (L to R) Jazlynn Sienkiewicz, Lakeland High School; Culinary Instructor Steve Anania and Christina Freeman, Scranton High School
2014 SkillsUSA Breakfast02/28/2014
Annual Community Awards Breakfast
February 7th, 2014
SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA helps each student excel.SkillsUSA's mission is to empower its members to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens.
On December 5th , 2013 the SkillsUSA District 1 Competitions were held at the Carbon County Career & Technical Institute. 57 of our SkillsUSA members competed in areas from Advertising Design to Welding. 24 of them brought home medals, over 40%.
The 5 Gold medal winners are now eligible to compete at the state level in Hershey, PA April 9, 10 & 11 along with our Chapter Business Procedure team, Telecommunications Cabling, and Computer Programming contestants.We would like to thank Mr. Brendan Finley, representing the Honorable State Senator John P. Blake, and Lackawanna County Commissioners Corey O’Brien & Patrick O’Malley for presenting our medal winners with Certificates of Recognition and Declarations of Achievement.
We would also like to thank all of the local school board members, principals, guidance counselors, and school representatives who came to recognize the accomplishments of OUR students!
Photos from the event are here.
Tom Czachor – SkillsUSA Advisor
Chef Steve Anania appears on LCCC's Cooking Classics Program 02/24/2014
Our own Chef Steve Anania, CEC, Instructor of Culinary 1, appeared on Luzerne County Community College's "Cooking Classics" program, which was recently broadcast on local TV channel FOX-56. Click the photo below to view the entire broadcast.
CTCLC February Student of the Month Announced02/21/2014
The Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County February Student of the Month is Health Occupations student Erin Rinker. Ms. Rinker is a senior at North Pocono High School. She is a CTC Student Ambassador, CTC Scholastic Bowl Member, North Pocono School Board Liaison and member of the CTC Safety Committee. Ms. Rinker is a member of the National Technical Honor Society and the National Honor Society. She is also a gold medal winner in the SKILLS USA District Competition. She is a certified nurse’s aide working at Allied Services and plans to obtain her Nursing License.
Cosmetology Class 55" TV Raffle Winner02/10/2014
Our Cosmetology class recently held a raffle to win a 55 inch LED TV. All money raised will fund a field trip to the New York City Hair Show.
(L to R) Mae Keiper, Cosmetology Instructor; Yolanda Martinelli, Cosmetology Instructor and winner Tina George from Scranton.
CTC gives heart for Voluntary Action Center02/10/2014
Culinary students at the Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County recently baked and decorated over 600 heart shaped sugar cookies for a fundraiser benefiting the Voluntary Action Center.
(L to R) Mr. Mark McAndrew, Culinary Instructor; Brian Rutkowski, North Pocono High School; Kaitlyn Rebernik, Scranton High School; Sarah Smith, Abington Heights High School; Rachel Edwards, Scranton High School and Ryan Ancherani, Scranton High School
CTCLC Assists Marley's Mission02/10/2014
Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County junior and senior Visual Art students recently assisted with Marley¹s Mission. Student artwork will be auctioned off at the gala with all proceeds benefiting Marley¹s Mission. This is the 3rd year that Career Technology Center has partnered with this event.
First Row (Back Row L - R) Audrey Tucker North Pocono High School, Megan Giordano Dunmore High School , Leah DeMarco Mid Valley High School, Kira Karboski Mid Valley High School
Second Row (Front Row L - R) Danielle Evarts Scranton High School, Danielle Olsofsky Riverside High School, James Herb Scranton High School Andy Morgan West Scranton High School
CTCLC Helps the Homeless01/24/2014
CTC Helps Shelter Short on Supplies
Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County recently participated in a Shelter Drive for Bethel A.M.E. Church. The region’s frigid weather has increased the demand on shelter donations and CTC faculty, staff and students were ready to help. Under the direction of event organizer, Ms. Jenine Ikeler faculty, staff and students brought in coffee, dry snacks, blankets, cleaning products, garbage bags and personal care items.
Front Row (L to R) Ms. Jenine Ikeler, Career Resource Coordinator and Event Organizer; Brian Betley, Collision Repair Lakeland High School, Rosemary Echevarria, Health Occupations Technology, Scranton High School, Diomedes Ceballos, Electricity, West Scranton High School.
Second Row (L to R) Jordan Loff, Graphic Communications, Lakeland High School, Facundo Sequeira, Culinary, Riverside High School; Oliver Peralta, Health Occupations, West Scranton High School, Ivan Rodriguez, Protective Services, North Pocono High School, and Mrs. Ann Jordan, School Counselor.
41st Annual Fireplace Project at CTCLC01/10/2014
A process that took over three months to complete and used more than 900 bricks has been completed by the juniors and seniors in the Trowel Trades program at The Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County. Students did the layout and design, estimated the project cost and completed entire structure in brick veneer.
(L to R) Ren Petrauskas, Inventory Coordinator; Pedro Santiago, West Scranton High School; Tyler Camacho, Mid Valley High School; Casey Venosh, Valley View High School; Alex Oestel, Lakeland High School; Joseph Dombkowski, Forest City High School; Matt Veina, Carbondale High School; Mr. George Filak, Assistant Director and Mr. Joseph Pinto, Masonry Instructor.
Valley View High School Scholastic Bowl Team Members representing the Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County01/10/2014
The Scholastic Bowl program is an academic competition for high school seniors. Teams participate in two competitions to determine who will move on to the semi-finals. The top three teams compete in a final competition and are honored at the annual Scholar of the Year banquet.
(L to R) Tom Czachor, Computer Systems Instructor; Alita Soulsby; Kalvin Soulsby, Computer Systems student; Joseph Mondak, Valley View High School and Career Technology Center Board Member; Matt Magdon, Computer Systems student and Ann Jordan, School Counselor and Scholastic Bowl Advisor.
SkillsUSA Competition District Level - December 201312/06/2013
The SkillsUSA Competition (District Level) was held on December 5, 2013. CTCLC wishes to congratulate all students for their participation in SkillsUSA!
SkillsUSA Competition District Level - December 2013 Medal Winners
|Basic Health Care||Erin Rinker||NP||Gold|
|Computer Maintenance||Kalvin Soulsby||VV||Gold|
|Firefighting||Brian Ogozaly||LL||Gold||5 Gold|
|Medical Math||Cameron Radzicki||MV||Gold|
|Auto Service Technology||Evan Smith||FC||Silver|
|Collision Repair Technology||Austin Reese||RV||Silver|
|Commercial Baking||Kaitlyn Rebernik||SC||Silver|
|Criminal Justice (HACC)||Ivan Rodriguez||NP||Silver|
|Esthetics||Julianna Rinaldi||Missy Burke||MV/AB||Silver|
|Extemporaneous Speaking||Anthony Anzalone||NP||Silver|
|Industrial Motor Control||Ryan O'Malley||SC||Silver|
|Job Interview||William Quinones||NP||Silver||13 Silver|
|Medical Assisting||Leslie Soto||LL||Silver|
|Quiz Bowl||Katlyn Dietz||LL||Silver|
|Child Care||Jessica Paroby||NP||Bronze|
|Culinary Arts||Matt Rudovitz||VV||Bronze|
|Nail Care||Lauren Fritz||Andrea Kennedy||DN/MV||Bronze||6 Bronze|
CTCLC Board Meeting Time Change11/16/2013
Continuing Education Department To Move Registrations and Payments to Website06/24/2013
Beginning July 1, 2013 The Career Technology Center's Continuing Education Department will move its Course Registration and Payments to its website.
The change is due to the CTCLC's Building Renovation getting underway resulting in limited workspace available to various departments in the building.
For more information on Continuing Education Courses, Registrations, and Payments, please contact the Continuing Education Department at 570-346-8471 x135.