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Orange Technical College



Orange County Public Schools’ Career and Technical Education provides students with the opportunity to enroll in technical classes while taking required academic courses at their home high school. Students typically earn three credits per year by enrolling in a three-hour technical program at one of the three centers. Students who have completed credits in comparable technical courses at their high schools may be given credit for   those competencies enabling them to begin their technical program at an advanced level. School bus transportation is provided from the high school to the tech center and back to the high school. Students receive industry-level training in work-environment labs. Dual enrollment students are exempt from paying tuition, but there are $40-$60 supply fees charged for participation in the technical programs.

 Minimum Requirements

  • Entering the 11th or 12thgrade
  • At least 16 years old by the time school starts
  • 2.0 unweighted GPA
  • On track for graduation
  • Room in schedule for 3 elective credits

Application Process

  • See ERHS Career Specialist, Ms. Suzy Overall.
  • Complete a dual enrollment application.
  • Attend an orientation field trip at the technical college campus.
  • Complete Parent Permission Forms with all signatures and return to the ERHS Guidance Office.


Orange
County Public Schools’ Career and Technical Education provides students with the opportunity to enroll in post-secondary level technical classes on their home high school        campus. Students typically earn 1-2 credits per year by enrolling in a technical program. In their 11th and/or 12th grade years, students who have completed credits in comparable technical courses at their high schools may apply to transfer as a dual enrolled student at the technical college campus. They can be given credit for those competencies enabling them to begin their CTE dual enrollment at the technical college campus at an advanced   level.

Students receive industry-level training in work-environment labs.

 

Orange Technical College CTE Programs Available on the East River High School Campus:

 

  • Building Construction Technologies
  • Digital Photography Technology
  • Digital Video Technology
  • Game/Simulation/Animation Video Design


Minimum Requirements

  • Entering the 10th - 12th grades
  • Room in schedule for 1-2 elective credits