Manheim Township High School is proud to partner with the Lancaster County Career and Technology Center (LCCTC) to offer our students the option to pursue technical educational training to prepare students for career opportunities in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) field.
Rated one of the Top 30 Trade Schools by Forbes Magazine, the LCCTC offers programs for students in 12th grade in: Advanced Manufacturing, Agriscience, Construction Technology, Consumer Services, Culinary Arts, Information Technology, Medical/Dental, Protective Services, Transportation Technology, and Visual Communications.
The LCCTC also offers half day programs for students in grade 11 to provide the opportunity to explore different aspects of a career field. Introductory courses explore careers in construction, culinary arts, healthcare, manufacturing, transportation, and visual communications.
Manheim Township High School is proud to have 36 senior students attending full day programs, and 15 junior students attending half day programs at the LCCTC.
Do you have a student who may be interested in learning more about the LCCTC?
There are various options for students to learn more information about the Lancaster County Career and Technology Center.
On October 9th, a representative from the LCCTC will be at MTHS to talk to any junior student who may be interested in learning more about the LCCTC. There will also be a tour for interested students on October 10. Students should sign up in the Guidance Office.
The Lancaster County Career & Technology Center’s Virtual Open House for students and their families is schedule for November 17th (Brownstown Campus), November 18th (Mt. Joy Campus), and November 19th (Willow St. Campus) from 6:00-8:00 p.m. For more information on the Lancaster County Career and Technology Center, please visit their website: https://lancasterctc.edu/high-school/
Frequently Asked Questions
What year can I attend the LCCTC?
Although the LCCTC offers a limited number of half-day programs for junior students, the majority of the programs are for high school seniors.
Can I stay involved/connected to Manheim Township High School if I attend LCCTC?
Yes! Students can stay actively involved in Manheim Township High School activities. Many of the LCCTC students still participate on sports teams, clubs, extracurricular activities, as well as staying in touch with teachers and friends from MTHS.
Is a LCCTC educational experience really that beneficial?
Yes, yes, yes! Besides gaining certain State and National certifications in their areas of expertise, students can earn between 3 and 13 college credits during their senior year. Students have the opportunity to participate in a clinical rotation/internship and some even get paid (co-op). MTHS students attending LCCTC will earn a diploma from Manheim Township as well as a certificate of completion from the Lancaster County Career & Technology Center.
Is LCCTC only for students who are not college-bound?
Absolutely not! Career and technical education is essential for all students, providing them with a foundation of academic knowledge and essential technical skills. LCCTC’s programs introduce students to career options and assist them in making informed educational choices.
How does a high school student enroll at LCCTC?
Interested students attend a Lancaster County CTC career awareness presentation in the Fall and participate in tour programs of interest during the month of November. In addition, the LCCTC offers an open house for students and their families. If a student is still interested, an application is submitted to the MTHS Guidance Office. All applications are due in January. Please check the LCCTC website for details on open house and tour program dates.
How does transportation work if I attend CTC?
School buses run morning, mid-day, and afternoon to the three campuses of the LCCTC from Manheim Township High School. Additionally, senior students who procure parking passes can drive to and from LCCTC.
Program Recognition for 80% of all students scoring at the Competent and/or Advanced levels:
RV/Outdoor Power Equipment Veterinary Assistant
Program Recognition for 100% of all students scoring at the Competent and/or Advanced level:
AutoTechnology; Dental Assistant; Medical Assistant; Nursing Assistant; Commercial Construction; Culinary Arts; Protective Services; Event Planning; Architectural CAD; Commercial Art; Computer Systems; Heavy Equipment; HVAC; Interactive Media
Program Recognition for 90% of all students scoring at the Competent and/or Advanced levels:
Early Childhood Education; Residential Carpentry; Welding; Electrical; Digital Design/Print Media; Auto Mechanics; Patient Care Technician; Collision Repair
Program Recognition for 100% of all students scoring at the
Painting & Interior Finishings
Baking & Pastry Arts