Open house at the Chesterfield Technical Center this Sunday
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Students, parents and members of the public are invited to explore the 29 programs at the Chesterfield Technical Center during an open house 1-3 p.m. Feb. 26. On hand to answer questions and demonstrate career opportunities will be teachers, administrators, students and business partners of the school.
At the Chesterfield Technical Center, students can enroll in a technical course and still maintain a college-preparatory schedule at their high school. Students in some Tech Center courses earn industry certification or college credit.
Students in grades 9-11 may apply for admission to the Technical Center and are selected based on grades, attendance, behavior, counselor’s evaluation and other factors.
March 7 is the deadline to apply; applications are available from high school counselors or online at schools.chesterfield.k12.va.us/CTC/. Acceptance letters for the 2012-13 school year will be mailed in early April. For more information, call 768-6160.
Located at 10101 Courthouse Road, the Technical Center offers instruction in these areas:
• veterinary science • landscaping • advanced computer aided design and modeling • commercial photography • automotive collision repair and refinishing • culinary arts • plumbing and pipefitting • A+/Cisco networking • dental occupations • digital arts and design and 3-D animation • certified Internet webmaster • biotechnologies • legal systems administration • medical systems administration • electronics technology • Oracle • heating, ventilation and air conditioning • automotive technology • electricity • computer systems technology • child development • baking and pastry arts • carpentry • cosmetology • criminal justice • nail technician • practical nursing • greenhouse management and floral design • medical assistant