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Adult Diploma Program
ADP student with Superintendent, AE Director, ADP coordinator, and family member
CONGRATULATIONS to Breanna Martinez and Ashley Smezenko, for earning a diploma by completing the STNA program, achieving STNA certification, and passing all the testing required by the State of Ohio. The State of Ohio provides individuals 22 years of age and older the opportunity to gain the academic skills and certification needed for entering the workforce, with the added bonus of earning a high school diploma. 
Step Into Your Future 2019 - REGISTER TODAY!
Pictures of girls working in non traditional programs for the Step Into Your Future flyer.
Vantage staff & students will host a Career Adventure for 7th & 8th Girls, Saturday, January, 26, 2019 from 8:30 am - 12:30 pm. Learn how to weld together pieces of metal to make a small, personalized sculpture in the Welding lab.  Use a tape measure, drill, hammer, and nails in the Carpentry lab to build a step stool. Check out the latest drone and GPS technology in the Ag lab.  Be one of the lucky ones to try the newest technology apps, 3D virtual reality, and motion capture in the Network Systems lab.  A snack, lunch, and a T-shirt are provided AND you get to take home everything you create!  Best of all, it’s FREE! REGISTER ,TODAY!
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Vantage Adult Education is offering FREE Medical Prep Classes for the 2018-19 school year.  Classes are held on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to Noon.  CALL 419-238-5411, Option 2 for more information.   
American Welding Society (AWS) Certification
Flyer with dates and fees for the American Welding Society sessions held at Vantage.
Did you know Vantage is one of only EIGHT accredited locations in Ohio where you can earn your American Welding Society (AWS) certification? Call Vantage Adult Education today to register at 419.238.5411, opt. 2.
Vantage Alumni Hall of Fame Nominations Are Open!
Vantage 2019 Alumni Hall of Fame Nominations are open flyer
We need your participation in this very important project! The purpose of the Alumni Hall of Fame is to recognize graduates who have, through their performance and achievement, brought credit and honor to themselves and to Vantage Career Center after their graduation. Their exemplary public, personal, and career achievements will serve to inspire and provide leadership to future graduates to achieve and serve in the same distinguished manner. Nominations are now open and all are welcome!
Vantage Participates in School Safety Summit
Vanatge Administration pictured at Safety Summit in Columbus, Ohio.

COLUMBUS, OH.  Vantage Career Center’s School Safety Team was among more than 800 participants at the School Security and Safety Solutions Summit. The free daylong series of keynote speakers and seminars was held Sept. 12 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. Twenty-two statewide organizations collaborated to present the summit, which featured two keynote speakers and a dozen presentations on school security and safety issues. The event was designed for school board members and administrators; teachers; school counselors, psychologists and support staff; mental health professionals; parent leaders; and law enforcement and other first responders.

Van Wert Area Economic Development has a New Website!
Van Wert Area Economic Development Logo
The Van Wert Area Economic Development has a new website & Vantage is a WORKFORCE highlight! Check out available properties, infastructure, workforce, incentives, community, and land bank information. 
The Ohio Technical Center at Vantage Career Center connects adult learners with full-time and part-time training programs to help them increase skills or prepare for a new career.  Refresher courses and self-paced online courses are also provided by the OTC at Vantage.  In addition, the OTC can provide information about ABLE and GED, assessment services, or customized training for local employers.  
Mission Statement
"Vantage provides authentic, student-focused,career-technical training that prepares high school students and adults for employment and further education"
upcoming events
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Mon Mar 11 2019
The office for the Ohio Technical Center at Vantage Career Center will be CLOSED on the following days:
Christmas: Dec. 24 & 25
New Years: Dec. 28, 31 and Jan 1
Martin Luther King Day:  Jan. 21
Good Friday: April 21 
Memorial Day: May 27 
Independence Day: July 4
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Address: 818 N Franklin St. Van Wert, OH 45891  |  Phone: (419) 238-5411
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