Stories tagged with: Mid-East Career and Technology Centers

June 10, 2015 - 1:10pm
7 weeks 2 days ago

On the final day of the school year, pre-school students at Mid-East are celebrating summer. At the same time, the staff is celebrating high honors from the state. 

Learning and development programs in Ohio could apply for the new 'Step up to Quality' rating system this year. Early childhood education instructor, Katie Lucas, said they knew they had to apply for the highest rating. She said the staff is relieved now that they've gotten the five star rating. 

"As we...

May 5, 2015 - 4:33am
12 weeks 4 days ago

Top stories for Tuesday, May 5, 2015:

Primary Election

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - Muskingum County voters have several issues to decide on in Tuesday's primary election. The Center for Seniors has a bond issue up, voters in the Village of Philo can decide on a levy for current expenses. In the Village of Dresden, there is a natural gas aggregation issue, and in Jackson Township there is an issue for cemetery operation costs.

Four Women...

May 4, 2015 - 7:46pm
12 weeks 4 days ago

The Mid-East Career & Technology Centers will soon have a new district superintendent.

The Board of Education has approved Dr. Richard Hall for the position. Dr. Hall currently serves as the superintendent of the East Guernsey Local School District, a position he has held for eight years. Prior to assuming the superintendency, Dr. Hall held positions as principal, teacher, coach and student.

His career has spanned 27 years in the district, nine of which were in the position...

March 31, 2015 - 5:13pm
17 weeks 3 days ago

Students at Mid-East Career and Technology Centers got the opportunity to meet with professionals in their fields Tuesday.

Mid-East had its 7th annual Employability Expo during the school day Tuesday. Professionals from 80 different career paths talked to students about what employers look for when hiring.

"This is just a wonderful event because it is a wonderful way for our teachers and our students to network with area businesses and area employers not only about how the...

December 3, 2014 - 6:12pm
34 weeks 2 days ago

Mid-East Career and Technology Centers staff and students help to make the storybook Christmas in Downtown Zanesville come to life.

Terry Goss from Goss Supply Company has allowed Mid-East students and faculty to repair and update many of the animated Christmas characters that have been on display in Zanesville for many years. Adult Education Admissions Coordinator, Rick Mautz, is working with the talented team since September.

"This is something we actually thought...

November 13, 2014 - 6:02pm
37 weeks 1 day ago

Mid-East Ohio Career and Technology Centers honored three outstanding women this afternoon.

Mid-East is proud to honor Kathryn Sidwell, Martha Spray and Christine Neff for the years of service they have given to the Health Occupations program. Combined, these women have a total of 97 years of service and have had more than 4,500 adult and high school students. Director of adult education, Tony Hartman says their positive impact will help to drive their current and future students....

October 14, 2014 - 5:05pm
41 weeks 3 days ago

Ebenezer's at the Mid-East Career and Technology Centers has a new name.

The student run restaurant recently went through construction and is now operating as The 400 at Mid-East CTC. The restaurant is run by 21 juniors and seniors who attend Mid-East this year. They are assisted by two faculty members. One of those is senior instructor, Linda Vaughn and she explained the reason for the name change.

"We wanted to update everything a little bit, so The 400 is because we're on...

July 14, 2014 - 1:24pm
1 year 2 weeks ago

The Mid-East Career and Technology Centers has hired a new Superintendent for the upcoming school year.

Thomas Perkins has been working in the education system for 18 years now. He is currently the Superintendent at Northern Local School District in Perry County. Perkins says he is looking forward to learning the most when he begins his new position.

"Learning. I think that going into the career tech versus the typical high schools that I deal with,  I have a learning...

October 5, 2011 - 6:26pm
3 years 42 weeks ago

If you're searching for a job, a fresh look might be the key to your success.

The Muskingum County Opportunity Center is partnering with the Mid-East Cosmotology Lab to offer free makeovers for job seekers.  Project coordinator Justy Cordray said licensed stylists will cut and style hair, and cosmotology students will apply makeup and provide manicures.

"It can be any job seeker, and that includes college students who are just out looking, people who are laid off,...

September 29, 2011 - 9:37pm
3 years 43 weeks ago

Thursday night was a special reunion for Mid-East Career and Technology Centers alumni.

Douglas Baker, Stephanie Glassmire, Michael Mason, Mike Rutledge and Mayor of Cambridge Tom Orr were inducted into Mid-East's distinguished alumni hall of fame.  Co-coordinator Shannon Kenily said a selection committee reviews the nominations and chooses candidates who have excelled in their careers.

"All of them have said in some manner that Mid-East has paved a career path for them...

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