Lawrence County Career and Technology Center (LCCTC), located at 750 Phelps Way, New Castle, Pennsylvania, it is a technical educational institution founded in 1969 to meet the needs of the community and eight secondary sending schools in Lawrence County. The county’s population, according to the 2013 census statistics, is over 89,333 people.
The mission of LCCTC is to provide quality career-technical education programs and services that prepare youth and adults for success in the workplace, postsecondary, and community, now and in the future. Approximately 400 secondary students are served annually in thirteen various technology programs. The Joint Operating Committee, consisting of two members from each of the 8 sending schools, is the governing body of the Center.
Lawrence County Career and Technology Center also has the availability of quality, well-trained, certified instructors in all areas from mathematics to electronics to OSHA instruction, many who teach adult courses as well. Procedures are in place to provide course development, advertising, learning support, recordkeeping/attendance reports, program evaluation, and the awarding of certificates of completion.
The facility has classrooms that allow for hands-on training, as well as teacher-led classroom instruction with traditional chalkboards. Media and technical support equipment, such as white boards and projectors for PowerPoint presentations, are widely used. A fully-equipped lab is accessible for computer training. Rooms are available for use by outside agencies, organizations and other training providers as well.
The following daytime curricula, approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, are available for secondary and adult students: Electronics Occupations Technology, Construction Trades, Masonry and Building Construction, Restaurant Trades, Automotive Mechanics Technology, Collision Repair, Commercial Art, Computer and Office Technology , Health Assistant Occupations Technology, Cosmetology, Machine Tool Technology ,Oil and Gas Technology .