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Connellsville Area Career & Technical Center

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Connellsville Area Career & Technical Center:
  • Can I go to college if I attend The Connellsville Area CTC? Yes. With the help of guidance, career counseling, and careful course selections, your options after high school may include both two and four-year colleges and universities.

  • Is it true that you can still participate in sports, band, choral groups, or other extra-curricular activities if you attend CACTC?

    Yes. CACTC encourages students to participate in extra-curricular activities and will do as much as possible to adjust schedules to help.

  • Will I be able to graduate from my high school if I go to CACTC?

    Yes. While attending CACTC you will receive more than enough credits to meet the graduation requirements.

  • Can special needs students attend CACTC?

    Yes. Students with special needs are evaluated for the correct lab placement. A support staff member will assist students who need extra help.

  • Can I go to CACTC and still take college prep classes?

    Yes. Some of our students use the skills they learn here to help with college costs. Others are developing skills that will put them ahead in their college classes.

  • Must I take tests at CACTC?

    Yes. As in the classroom, tests and quizzes will check your progress. The theory behind the skills you'll learn is an important part of your education.

  • What if I just don't know what I want to be?

    The Guidance Counselor and Workforce Development Coordinator can help you discover your strengths and interests and then help you set career goals.

  • Does it cost anything to go to CACTC?

    No. Career Technical Education is supported by the Connellsville Area School District so there is no tuition cost to a student enrolled in the district; a lab may require some special safety equipment and/or tools.

  • Will I get advanced standing at local colleges if I attend CACTC?
    Yes. CACTC has articulation agreements with universities, community colleges, and technical schools across the state of Pennsylvania. Students have the opportunity to earn college credit with successful completion of their program of study and college entrance requirements