Adult Education

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Superintendent Rick Turner gives tour to Lt. Governor Jon Husted and Representative Klopfenstein.

Vantage Awarded $1.2 Grant, Lt. Gov. Husted Pays Visit.

Vantage Career Center has been awarded a $1.2 million grant from the CTE Construction Expansion Program, as part of the state operating budget. A visit from the Lt. Governor Jon Husted, who awarded the grant, included a tour of the facility and a round table discussion with Vantage board members, staff, students, and other local partners.
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Vantage Culinary Arts Students with Cheeseball.

Vantage Culinary Arts Cheeseballs Sales!

This Is Your Chance! Get a head start for your holiday get-togethers by ordering YOUR cheese balls from the Vantage Culinary Arts program!!
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Welding student training to become American Welding Society certified.

TechCred Available to Upskill Local Workforce

Businesses have an opportunity to apply and receive TechCred funding from the State of Ohio to assist in upgrading skill levels for their employees. 
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UPSKILL Your Employees

Customized Training for Business and Industry.  Vantage Career Center's Adult Education Division prides itself on providing needed training resources for Van Wert County and communities beyond.  
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Van Wert County Foundation Scholarship

 This Career Tech Scholarship is open to Van Wert County residents who are enrolled at Vantage Adult Education in Welding, CDL, EMT or STNA programs.  
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Ohio Options - Adult Diploma Program

This program is designed for adults, ages 20 or older, to earn a high school diploma and industry credentials aligned to one of Ohio's in-demand jobs.               Additional details
Vantage Career Center is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education.  Contact information for the Council as follows:  Council on Occupational Education, 7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325, Atlanta, GA 30350, Telephone: 770-396-3898 / FAX: 770-396-3790.
Link to Council on Occupational Education

We are here to help adult students meet their educational goals and to support them through the process.  Our staff is committed to helping you find a program that meets your career interests and to providing you with a positive educational experience.  

Please take a look at our course and program offerings and give us a call or stop in.  We can help you take the first steps on your way to a new career.

Angie Fahy, Adult Education Director
(419) 238-5411, ext. 2114

Mission Statement
Vantage provides authentic, student-focused, career-technical training that prepares high school students and adults for employment and further education.
Vision Statement
By dedicating ourselves to continuous improvement, Vantage Career Center will be a leader in career technical education.  Students will be motivated to pursue a quality education that prepares them for the workforce and continued education.
Authorizing Agency
Vantage Career Center's state authorizing agency is the Ohio Department of Higher Education. Contact information for ODHE: 25 South Front St, Columbus, OH 43215, Telephone: 614-466-6000,

Non-Discrimination and Equal Opportunities Statement 
Vantage Career Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation and transgender identity), disability, age, religion, military status, ancestry, genetic information (collectively, "Protected Classes"), or any other legally protected category, in its programs and activities, including employment opportunities. 

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(419) 238-5411, ext. 2116
Mailing Address:
Vantage Career Center
Adult Education Office
818 N. Franklin Street
Van Wert, OH 45891
Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday 7:30am - 6:00pm
Friday 7:30am - 3:00pm 
Closed Fridays during Summer months 
Closed on the following Holidays:
Martin Luther King, Jr Day
Good Friday
Memorial Day
Fourth of July
Labor Day 
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day 
New Year's Eve
New Year's Day

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