STARTING AUGUST 2021
WILL BE A ONE YEAR PROGRAM!
POWER EQUIPMENT REPAIR
OUR EVENING ELECTRICAL PROGRAM WILL
RETURN TO A TWO YEAR PROGRAM
The Academy of Careers and Technology (ACT) knows how difficult the last year has been and we understand just how it has affected us all economically. We are extremely excited to announce the addition of ACE Advantage Funding in collaboration with the West Virginia Department of Education.
Located at 390 Stanaford Rd. Beckley, WV
Office Hours: Monday-Thursday 7 am to 8 pm
Friday 7 am to 2:30 pm
Adult Registration Has Begun
For Fall 2021
Adult registration begins June 28, 2021 for students who have taken the TABE exam AND completed the required 12 hours with Adult Education. Registration hours are from 9 am to 2 pm Monday-Friday beginning on June 28, 2021.
Please go to your program’s page to find the enrollment instructions on this site for your program. Looking over the enrollment instructions for your program will make the registration process easier. It will also let you know the required documents you need to have with you when you come in to register.
If you have any questions about registration you can call our financial aid counselor who also handles all adult enrollments Mrs. Hylton at 304-256-4615 ext. 302
Truck Driving Accepting New Students
Truck Driving program begins new classes every three weeks throughout the year.
Prior to registering students must:
1. Complete TABE exam (link to register is https://www.wvact.net/request-tabe-exam)
2. Follow enrollment check sheet for your program
If you have any further questions call the school at 304-256-4615
Testing Underway for August 2021 Cosmetology Program
We are excited to announce that we are currently TABE testing for the August 2021 Cosmetology program. Students must be TABE tested by July 9, 2021 to be able to enroll in the August 2021 Cosmetology program. The link to schedule this free test is:
Congratulations To Our First Evening Practical Nursing Graduates
Our first Evening Practical Nursing program finished on June 14, 2021. The pinning ceremony was held on June 15, 2021. We started the evening program in March 2020 hoping to help students who needed to work the ability to further their education in the evening to become LPNs. We are very proud of each one of you!
The Academy of Careers and Technology is applying to become a candidate for reaffirmation of accreditation with the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education. Persons wishing to make comments should either write to the Executive Director of the Commission, Council on Occupational Education, 7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325, Atlanta, Georgia 30350, or submit their comments through the Council’s website (www.council.org). Persons making comments have provided their names and mailing addresses.
National Cyber Scholarship Recipient
Sam Adkins a senior in our Coding, App, and Game Design program taught by Mark Wray has been awarded a SCHOLARS achievement for a National Cyber Scholarship that provides a $2,500 scholarship to a college of his choice. This was a competitive endeavor, not only by challenging himself, but other students around the nation. It was a competition that tested skills in security puzzles that related to password cracking, reverse engineering, memory corruption, and cryptography. We are very proud of you Sam!
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