We are excited to ANNOUNCE!
**We are accepting students for our FIRST EVER**
Evening CLASS A CDL Program
Meets Monday - Thursday 4pm to 9pm
Class takes 9 Weeks (could take longer due to weather)
This class has a 5-student limit.
Enrollment ends & class begins when 5 students have enrolled.
New Funding for YOU!!!
TABE Testing Info
We are TABE testing for our January 2024 Adult Only Welding and Plumber Technician programs and our February 2024 Phlebotomy Technician program. TABE testing for our Commercial Driving CDL Class A program is ongoing throughout the school year.
Below is the link to request your TABE exam test date (after you fill this link out you should receive an email within a few days with test information, if you do not check your junk folder as some students say the email went to their junk folder).
Collaborative Partner of the Year
We wanted to congratulate our Commercial Driving CDL Class A instructor, Carmen McGuire, who was awarded the WV Adult Education Collaborative Partner of the Year award.
2022-23 Governor's Workforce Credential Recipients
The following students were the 2022-23 Raleigh County Career and Technical Governor’s Workforce Credential recipients. Our ceremony was held Thursday, May 18, 2023 at 5:30 pm at our school. These students had to meet the following criteria to qualify fully for this credential:
Maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA from 9th-12th grade
Earn a minimum of one state-approved industry certification
Meet the Governor’s Workforce Credential cut-score on the NOCTI exam for their program
Achieve a 95% minimum score on their CTE portfolio
Attain a verified school attendance rate of 95% or higher their senior school year
Pass a minimum of 2 negative drug screenings (not less than 30 days apart)
Independence High School:
Adriana Buchanan Accounting and Finance, Information Management, Management and Administrative Support
Brian Smith Information Management
Liberty High School:
Emily Garretson Agribusiness Systems, Plant Systems, Natural Resources Management
Kassidi Richardson Agribusiness Systems, Natural Resources Management
Chelsie Williams Agribusiness Systems
Shady Spring High School:
Elijah Lester Principles of Business
Aidan Rosengren Animal Systems
Uriah Stover Pre-Engineering-Project Lead the Way
Shane Williams Pre-Engineering-Project Lead the Way
Woodrow Wilson High School:
Tracie Lilly Information Management
Sean Motley Management and Administrative Support
Brodie Simpson JROTC
Academy of Careers and Technology:
William Elkins Collision Repair Technology
Bryant Hill Electrical Technician
William Keiling Electrical Technician
Scott Kester Electrical Technician
Lyllian Meredith Therapeutic Services
Joshua Monroe Jr Law and Public Safety
Dorothy Paris ProStart Restaurant Management
Jaydon Raynes Diesel Equipment Technology
Aidan Rosengren Welding
Alisa Tiller Medical Assisting
Grayson Waddell Law and Public Safety
Caiden Wallace Pre-Engineering-Project Lead the Way
June 2024 Evening Practical Nursing Program
Candidates for the June 2024 Evening Practical Nursing Program will be chosen from the list of applicants who successfully complete (1) TEAS entrance exam (2) Interview (3) Math classes and test.
TEAS ENTRANCE EXAM
TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills) Testing at ACT will be held on January 8, 2024 for the June 2024 Evening Practical Nursing Program. Applicants must register at ACT’s office before testing. A $75.00 test fee payable in cash or check only is due at the time of registration. Please bring the correct change as the office does not keep change.
Please visit ATItesting.com to set up an account prior to testing and for more information regarding the TEAS exam. Applicants must be at the test site no later than 2:45 pm and bring a photo ID. Testing will begin promptly at 3:00 pm Candidates must score a minimum of a 54% to move on to the interview.
Interviews will be held the week of April 8th after successful passage of the TEAS exam.
MATH CLASSES AND TEST
Math classes are scheduled for the week of April 22nd and applicants will test on April 30th. Attendance is mandatory for all applicants the following 4 evenings: April 22nd, 23rd, 29th, and 30th. Class times are 5:00-8:00 pm. Applicants are required to complete an additional 12 hours of online or in-person training. 80% is required on the Math test to be admitted into the program.
After students are accepted into the Practical Nursing Program, they must attend Mandatory Orientation on May 3rd. Additional costs and requirements will be provided at that time.
Congratulations Daytime Practical Nursing Graduates
We wanted to congratulate our Daytime Practical Nursing program for a 100% NCLEX pass rate for 3 years straight now. This pass rate is based off the students first attempt at the test. Congratulations to the instructors and students.
Daytime Practical Nursing Competes in International HOSA Competition
We would like to congratulate the following ACT Practical Nursing students that competed at the HOSA International Conference in Dallas, TX the week of June 19th-23rd:
Haley Alderman-2nd place Clinical Nursing
Lauren Mankins and Olivia McMillion-3rd place Healthcare Career Display
Jessica Wood-Top 5 Nursing Assisting
Kaylynn Elkins-Top 10 Medical Math
You represented West Virginia and ACT well and we are proud of you!
Congratulations Mrs. Walton
Robin Walton, our Financial Secretary, was the ACT Service Personnel Employee of the Year.
We are very proud and blessed to have her as a member of our staff.
National Technical Honor Society Induction
On Tuesday, April 4, 2023 at 5:30 pm at the Woodrow Wilson High School Auditorium we inducted over 80 new members into our National Technical Honor Society chapter.
The National Technical Honor Society exists to honor, recognize, and empower students and teachers in Career and Technical Education.
To qualify students had to have a 3.5 GPA, 95% attendance, and teacher recommendation.
Students Place At
Our students competed in the SkillsUSA State Conference in Fairmont, WV on March 24th and 25th. Our Middle School Division all placed . There were 2 Golds, 1 Silver, and 1 Bronze. The High School Division had 2 Golds, 1 Silver, and 2 Bronze. The Adult Division placed 4 Golds, 2 Silver, and 1 Bronze.
Middle School Division:
Job Skill Demonstration A-Hunter McDaniel
Job Skill Demonstration Open-Robert Schmid IV
Prepared Speech-Mason Whitener
Job Skill Demonstration A-Alaina Treadway
High School Division:
Criminal Justice Quiz Bowl-Abigail Hamilton, Braxton Cook, Samuel Mullins, Dayton Atkins, Isabella Miller
Restaurant Services-Dorothy Paris
Health Knowledge Bowl-Kaylee McClaugherty, McKinzie Cernuto, Jade Lilly, Raynee Gonzalez
Medical Math-Amber Bartlett
Construction Tool Identification-Jerry Stover
Criminal Justice-Autumn Riddle
Nail Care-Savannah Riggs
Quiz Bowl-Isaac Sauls, Kaiden Lambert, Jaxon Bennett, Charles Bell, Marcus Lewis, and Jacob DeLung
Welding Fabrication-Jordan Day, Thomas Kozar, Scott Norman
Diesel Equipment Technology-Zander Hall
A big congratulations to all the students. We also want to thank our advisor Mr. Schmid, our administrators, and our instructors for the hard work to get the students organized and ready for their competitions.
Congratulations Mr. Treadway
Shane Treadway, our Building Maintenance and Operations teacher, was the ACT Teacher of the Year.
Shane was also one of the 6 finalists chosen in Raleigh County. We are very proud and blessed to have him as a member of our staff.
Commercial Driving Accepting
The Commercial Driving program begins new classes 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
EQUAL EDUCATION OPPORTUNITY
The Raleigh County Board of Education does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its educational programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies:
Director of Pupil Services Title IX and Title II Officer
105 Adair Street Beckley, WV 25801
Telephone: (304) 256-4500 extension 3329