Career Center to Host Open Houses for 2014

Due to the weather, the Open Houses schedules have changed. Check out the link below for the most recent updated schedule!PCCTC-Morning-Mentors

Free dual college credits. Skills that lead to high-paying jobs. Hands-on classes that are fun.

These are just a few attributes of many half-day programs offered by Porter County Career and Technical Education (PCCTE).

Most programs offered through PCCTE will welcome potential students on Dec. 5. Click here for a complete schedule. Parents are also welcome. Some schools will send students on field trips or allow them an excused absence.

The 30-plus programs will also welcome visitors on Jan. 23 and Feb. 3, including evening open houses on Feb. 3. Click here for a complete schedule.

Modern-MachiningAlmost 1,100 juniors and seniors from 10 area high schools annually take half-day programs ranging from Horticultural Science to Graphic Imaging Technology to Emergency Medical Services. Many programs offer dual college credits, and there is no cost connected with most of these credits. The programs help students get started on their careers and help them attain Academic Honors Diploma or Technical Honors Diploma in Indiana.

High schools served are Boone Grove, Chesterton, Hebron, Hobart, Kouts, Morgan Twp., Portage, Valparaiso, Washington Twp. and Wheeler.

For more information, check out the PCCTE website at or call (219) 531-3170.