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Vantage Celebrates CTE Month with Open House!

February is Career and Technical Education month, which is a celebration of education that directly prepares students for high-wage, high-demand careers and further education opportunities. Vantage is opening its doors for any student, parent, and adult interested in career tech education opportunities on the Vantage campus, as well as employers and members of the public to enjoy themselves. Take a look here for more Open House information!
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Informational Meeting for LPN-RN Transition Program

Please join us January 27th at 10:00 am to discuss our new LPN-RN Transition Program.  This program is designed to allow students to continue working as an LPN and attend part time classes to gain the knowledge, skills and attitude necessary to function as a competent and compassionate Registered Nurse (RN).  Enter through the Community Room Door 14.  Click on MORE+ below for directions.   For questions, call 419-238-5411, ext. 2118.
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New Grant available to qualified Ohio residents

Ohio residents enrolling in a short-term program at Vantage Career Center should check out this NEW Grant Opportunity providing up to $2,000 for tuition and fees for select programs.
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VWCF Scholarship Opportunity for VW residents

The Van Wert County Foundation (VWCF) has launched a new Career Tech Scholarship.  It is open to Van Wert County residents who are enrolled at Vantage Adult Education in Welding, CDL, EMT or STNA programs.  Additional Information
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STNA - Next class begins March 7

Did you know that most nursing programs require students to have a valid State Tested Nursing Assistant certificate?  Get started on your nursing career today by contacting Maria Diltz at 419-238-5411, ext. 2118.    Additional Program Details
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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
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.
 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.
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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