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    2014 SkillsUSA
    & Open House

    Event Informaiton

    What is SkillsUSA?

    2010 SkillsUSA Competition & Open HouseSkillsUSA is a national organization which provides quality education experiences for students in leadership, teamwork, citizenship and character development. Students representing all OCVTS centers will participate in career program competitions using the skills of their trades at both the regional and state level. Winners will advance to the state level competitions in May.

    Prize drawings, job demonstrations, business and program displays will be presented during this Open House Event.

    Students will participate in career program competitions and demonstrations in Culinary Arts, Construction Trades, Photogrpahy, Web Design, Automotive Technology, Child Care and More!

    Location of Event
    OCVTS Brick Center, 350 Chambers Bridge Road. Phone: 732.286.5670

    Dates of SkillsUSA Competition
    Saturday, January 25th 2014
    9:00AM - 1:00PM

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    2014 SkillsUSA & Open House Flyer & Course Location Guide

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    In recognition of National Career and Technical Education month, Ocean County Vocational Technical School (OCVTS) will hold several Open House events.

    OCVTS will host the Regional Student Competition of the National SkillsUSA organization at the Brick Center, 350 Chambers Bridge Road, on Saturday, January 25 from 9AM to 1PM.

    There will be student competitions and demonstrations in career trade areas such as Automotive Technology, Culinary Arts, Construction Trades, Cosmetology, Photography, Web Design, Architecture, Child Care and more.

    SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to promote the growth and development of a skilled workforce in America. Many of the regional winners will move on to statewide competition in May.

    Activities will begin at 9AM and continue until 1PM. In addition to the contests in individual career programs, there will be business and program displays, prize drawings and refreshments available throughout the day. OCVTS programs and services will be on display and admission representatives will be available throughout the day.

    Friday, January 31 and Saturday, February 1 OCVTS will host an interactive display booth at Center Court at Ocean County Mall, Toms River. Admissions staff will be present during mall hours to provide in-depth information about all programs and services.

    On Thursday, February 6th OCVTS will host a district-wide Open House from 6:30PM-8:30PM at: Brick, Jackson, Lakehurst*, Little Egg Harbor, Toms River and Waretown. OCVTS offers over 30 career programs for high school students and adults with schedules to fit your life. Discover the possibilities. Talk with faculty members, observe student demonstration, tour classrooms and workshops. Registration has already begun for next year's classes! Stop in and discover how OCVTS can be part of your future!

    A Special Accelerated Training Programs Information Session for adults will be held just prior to Open House from 5:30-6:30 at the Toms River Center. OCVTS offers one-year accelerated training programs in Automotive Technology, Culinary Arts, New Home Construction, Cosmetology and Practical Nursing. Find out how you can complete training for a new career in just one year! Information regarding Financial Aid, Veterans Benefits and Job Placement Services will be available. After the Information Session, interested students will have the opportunity to visit the program classrooms.

    For more information call 732.244.1122.

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