What is “The CRTC Advantage”?
THE CRTC ADVANTAGE
Career and Technical Education is the smart way to graduate with more than just a high school diploma. Our mission at the CRTC is to prepare students to become agile, lifelong learners, self-driven to continuously improve their skills, knowledge and professional traits to be successful in a demanding and rapidly evolving 21st century economy. The CRTC provides students with a distinct advantage by actively guiding them to take a strategic approach to their high school and early college education.
BE PREPARED TO STAND OUT
CRTC Students Have a Great Story to Tell:
Is there a cost for attending the CRTC?
Students attend the CRTC tuition free with no cost for transportation
What is Career and Technical Education?
Who can attend the CRTC?
Student Eligibility: Most CRTC students are juniors or seniors, but each year we accept a handful of motivated sophomores to selected programs. Be sure to apply early, as slots in popular programs fill up quickly. Most students apply before March 1, enrollment is awarded in April. Home schooled and charter school students from our region also are eligible to attend the CRTC.
What is CRTC+?
Our seniors can take control of their senior year and jumpstart their futures!
CRTC+ puts our students in charge of building the kind of senior year that will give them a head start on their college and career plans. While they remain a full-time high school student (with all associated privileges), we work with them to create a customized schedule that goes beyond their mainstream high school classes by blending advanced coursework with deep work-based learning experiences. CRTC+ students attain an unmistakable sense of pride, purpose and maturity by taking control of their education and career development.
Your CRTC+ experience can be a mix of any of the following options:
WELCOME PARENTS & GUARDIANS
What is the Concord Regional Technical Center?
The Concord Regional Technical Center has become the premiere career connection point for almost 700 students attending from nine Concord-area high schools. The eleven targeted Career Pathway programs offered at the CRTC use state-of-the-art equipment and are guided by the latest industry standards that enable us to provide students with a hands-on experience in an authentic environment that is designed to prepare them for 21st century success in both college and the workplace.
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How can I get involved?
Here are some of the ways you can join the CRTC community:
Discover what CTE can offer your student:
It’s time to take a fresh look at Career and Technical Education - you’ll be surprised at what you discover. Learn how CTE has become the smart choice for college- and career-focused high school students in the 21st century. Our students learn to become truly invested in their education as they plan and prepare for postsecondary success at universities, community colleges, trade schools, military and career employment.