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Flyer for Ohio School Business Pandemic Heroes

Pandemic Heroes of Ohio School Business!

Congratulations Vantage Maintenance Supervisor, Dave Young, for being nominated and selected as on of the Ohio School Business Pandemic Heroes!
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Article written by VWIndependent highlighting Vantage

VWAEDC Provides 2020 Economic Development Update - Source VWindependent

Adam especially highlighted Vantage Career Center’s importance in training — and retraining — workers to fill local jobs.
“Vantage is a huge asset for the county,” she noted.
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2021 Vantage Police Academy Graduates

Vantage Police Academy Graduates 8 - Opens Registration for Fall Class

Congratulations to our 2021 Vantage Police Academy graduating class!  Vantage is currently accepting applications for the fall class until June 30. Students will earn the training and certifications needed to fill upcoming local and statewide openings in law enforcement. 
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Firefighter Training program student goes through personal protective equipment training.

Firefighter I Program

Applications still being accepted for the Firefighter I program that begins August 10, 2021.  Contact Maria Diltz for enrollment information at 419-238-5411, ext. 2118.  Additional Program Details
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Practical Nursing Program Accepting Applications

Our 2021-2022 Practical Nursing Program begins on September 8, 2021.  Pre-admission testing and admissions is underway.  Contact Maria Diltz, Enrollment Coordinator, for information 419-238-5411, ext. 2118.  Additional Program Details 
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Police Academy Application Deadline

Applications must be received by June 30, 2021 to be considered for enrollment in the 2021-2022 Academy. Program begins August 16th and completes in May 2022.  Additional Program Details
State Tested Nursing Assistant program students working in lab.

State Tested Nursing Assistant

STNA is an "In-Demand" job in the healthcare field.  STNA is a prerequisite for students entering Practical Nursing and Medical Assistant Programs.   Additional Program Details
WELCOME to Adult Education at Vantage Career Center
"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."

-Kit Tyler, Adult Education Director
Kit Tyler
Kit Tyler
Adult Education Director
Office: 419-238-5411 x 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.
 Vantage Career Center is a Candidate for Accreditation by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education.  Contact information for the Council:  Council on Occupational Education, 7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325, Atlanta, GA 30350, Telephone: 770-396-3898 / FAX: 770-396-3790.
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 - 8:00pm
Friday 7:30am - 3:30pm 
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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