June 23, 2017

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 A-Tech has changed with them. To succeed in today’s new economy, students must combine robust academic knowledge with powerful career and technical skills. That’s why we help our students aspire to their full potential, achieve a competitive advantage, and advance in the real world of college and career.

A-Tech Students Receive Their   10-Hour OSHA Cards
Carpentry juniors at A-Tech received their 10-hour OSHA cards and certificates for successful completion of the training program.
     Over 200 Ashtabula County Technical & Career Campus         (A-Tech) students completed their 10-hour Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) training. A-Tech Instructional Coordinator, Brian Kimmel, completed the training enabling him to instruct the OSHA training class annually to students.
     The 10-hour training program is intended to cover an overview of the hazards a worker may encounter on a job site. The training focuses on hazard identification, avoidance, control and prevention.   

Photography Pro Shares Tips With Visual Design & Imaging Students
VDI senior, Silvebrianeth Mallery, gets a photography tip from Mike Demeter
     Ashtabula County Technical & Career Campus (A-Tech) seniors in the Visual Design & Imaging (VDI) program received professional photography tips from Mike Demeter. Mike is a professional photographer, college instructor and an industry partner with A-Tech who serves as an advisory committee member.
     As part of the senior VDI program students learn digital photography and composition. Some areas of concentration for the students are learning how to compose photographs using industry standard composition techniques, learning how to select the proper shutter speeds, f-stops/aperatures, and ISO settings to achieve proper photo exposure. Students also learn the basics of lighting and portrait along with post-image capture editing techniques using Adobe Photoshop.

Power Sports & Outdoor Equipment Seniors Compete at State
Senior FFA State Competitors (l-r) Jeff Metz, Josh Butler & John Myers
     On March 23rd Ashtabula County Technical & Career Campus (A-Tech) Power Sports & Outdoor Equipment (PSOE) seniors Jeff Metz, Josh Butler and John Myers competed at FFA District 3 competitions. Their team placed 1st in the Agricultural Skills competition advancing them to state.
     On March 31st the team competed at FFA state competitions at the Agricultural Technical Institute at Ohio State University in Wooster, Ohio. The team placed 11th in the state out of 25 teams.
The Ashtabula County Technical & Career Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disabilities, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.
Ashtabula County Technical and Career Campus, 1565 State Route 167, Jefferson, OH 44047
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