2021-04-30

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CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA TRADE SCHOOLS & CAREER COLLEGES


The message has been clear for decades: the way to have successful, financially lucra­tive career is to go to college and get that degree. We’ve all seen the statistics about the earning disparity between those with secondary degrees and those without. How­ever, with an estimated 40 percent of college graduates unemployed or underemployed, the increasing cost of a four- year […]

SBA Announces Official Restaurant Revitalization Fund Application and Guidelines

Economic relief prioritized for underserved communities


The SBA recently announced key de­tails on application requirements, eligi­bility, and a program guide for the Res­taurant Revitalization Fund (RFF). The restaurant industry has been among the hardest-hit sectors during the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pan­demic. To help bring jobs back and revive the industry, the American Rescue Plan, signed into law by President Joe Biden, established the […]

The Bright Future of Trade Schools in Central Pennsylvania


Every year, countless high school sen­iors across central Pennsylvania apply to college, but there is another group of students who do not see a four-year degree as the right fit for them. The eco­nomic costs of a higher education and potential job earnings aside, many stu­dents are seeking a career that they find personally fulfilling. They are seeking a vocation […]

McCann School of Business and Technology*

McCann School of Business & Tech­nology offers a variety of programs in several different fields, including beauty and wellness, business, education, legal and protective services, healthcare, skilled trades and technology. It offers online programs via its Monroe, Loui­siana location (business administration, criminal justice, IT support specialist, medical billing and coding and paralegal). The school’s campuses are located in Allentown and […]

Advance Academy Online*

Advance Academy Online is a school with a classroom in Hollidaysburg. It is licensed by the Pennsylvania Real Estate Commission and offers continuing education classes and real estate li­censing courses for Pennsylvania and Florida. Other offerings include mortgage exam prep, home inspector courses and appraiser courses. There are satellite locations in State College, Johnstown, Boalsburg, Lemont and Altoona.

Indiana County Technology Center

The Indiana County Technology Center is a region­al technology center dedicated to providing students with industry-certified technical and academic-en­riched career programs. The Indiana County Technol­ogy Center (ICTC) is considered a part-time career and technology center because academic instruction in the core content areas occurs at the students’ sending district for half of the day while ICTC provides instruction in the […]

SnapFlight USA*

SnapFlight USA offers flying lessons to aspiring pilots in the State College, Pennsylvania, area. Head instructor Brad Leve teaches all flight classes. He is a certified flight instructor with over 20 years of flight instruction experience. Flying is Leve’s passion, and he enjoys teaching new pilots to fly single engine planes almost as much as he loves taking the controls […]

Western Area Career and Technology Center

The mission of the Western Area Career & Technology Center is to pro­vide the successful acquisition and expansion of technical skills for a positive, quality education in a safe and secure environment leading to postsecondary education and/ or sustainable employ­ment for its students. Any student in grades 10 through 12 in the attendance area of Western Area Career & Technology […]

Clearfield County Career and Technology Center

Clearfield County Career and Tech­nology Center (CCCTC), located at 1620 River Road, just off Interstate 80 in central Pennsylvania, is a technical educational institution founded in 1968 to meet the needs of the community and six secondary sending schools in Clearfield County.