Loaded with Benefits
OTCs are viable, credible and “no less than” any other postsecondary option. They are focused on building better futures for their learners. They are one of several recognized and valued options on an individual’s educational journey – not a “less than satisfactory” alternative to something perceived by some to be more desirable.
Here are some reasons why OTCs may be right for you:
accredited institutions of
learning and training.
option to education/training
beyond high school.
local employers to offer
In FY 2021, the Ohio Department of Higher Education reported that students earned and passed 13,777 industry credentials, state licenses, and technical assessments.
encourage anybody and everybody to don’t give up. If you want something you’ve
got to fight hard for it.”
-Renee Gibson, OTC Program Graduate (Lorain County JVS)
Impacting Ohio's Economy
In FY 2021, the Ohio Department of Higher Education reported that:
Find an OTC near you and get a head start on your journey to employment and economic opportunity.