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The Mahoning County Career and Technical Center doesn’t let students just choose a career program — we set them on a path to become that career.

Become an artist and use the face as a blank canvas to create your masterpiece. Become a forensic scientist and use the study of biotechnology to solve criminal cases. Become a flight technician and use the laws of physics and motion in the airline industry.

Launch your career at MCCTC and maximize your potential.


MCCTC Opens the Door to ‘Multiple Career Pathways’

CANFIELD, Ohio — During an open house Thursday evening at the Mahoning County Career and Technical Center, Michael Stanko, president of the MCCTC board of education, asked the hundreds in attendance to raise their hands if they were graduates.

Some of them raised their hands high. The sight choked Stanko with emotion.
“About 48 years ago, I was here,” he said. “I sat there with my folks…

Area firefighters welcome long-awaited training center at MCCTC

CANFIELD, Ohio (WKBN) – It’s been a long wait but now there’s a new fire training center at the Mahoning County Career and Technical Center.

“It truly has a regional feel to it because everyone in the area is able to come use it,” said Austintown Fire Chief Andy Frost. After months of construction, the ribbon was cut on the MCCTC fire training center Monday. Its main purpose is to host high…

Local schools compete in robotics competition at MCCTC

CANFIELD, Ohio (WKBN) – Several local schools competed in a robotics competition at the Mahoning County Career & Technical Center Saturday.
The schools competed to see which robot could complete tasks the fastest. Robots are designed, built, programmed and operated solely by the students. Through an elimination style competition, two advance to the state competition. Additional state qualifiers…

MCCTC Instructor Receives Exemplary Award

CANFIELD, Ohio — Walter Baber, engineering instructor at Mahoning County Career and Technical Center, received the Exemplary Award at a VEX Robotics competition.

The Kalahari Classic was hosted at Kalahari Resorts in Sandusky last week. Each year, the Exemplary Award is given to a coach who has built a built a withstanding and successful program, and has helped promote VEX Robotics, according…

MCCTC students achievements highlighted in front of governor’s cabinet

A pair of students talked to the crowd, explaining how their coursework and training is helping get them ready for a job or college after high school

CANFIELD, Ohio (WKBN) – As part of Wednesday morning’s meeting with members of Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine’s cabinet in the Valley, administrators heard from some of those involved with the Mahoning County Career and Technical Center.

The career…

Valley teacher helps hurricane victims

CANFIELD, Ohio (WKBN) - Victims of Hurricane Michael are still struggling to put their lives back together. The storm came ashore just two weeks ago, and the cleanup is far from over.

A Valley teacher traveled to Florida and used skills from the classroom to help families trying to rebuild.

Dave Smith is usually using his saw to teach students in his construction class at the Mahoning…

MCCTC building new fire training facility


The Mahoning County Career and Technical Center is looking to build a new training facility for Valley firefighters- and school officials say it could be a building that keeps giving back.

MCCTC will soon begin accepting bids for design and construction plans for a new firefighter training facility to be built on the school's property.

The center will act as…

Learning to Love Manufacturing

Oct. 23, 2018: More than 600 Mahoning County students in grades four through six participate in the Cutting Edge Manufacturing Event at the Mahoning County Career & Technical Center.

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Congratulations John Zehentbauer! Our New Superintendent

MCCTC hires a longtime employee on the new superintendent. John Zehentbauer will start in his new role on Wednesday

EducationValley STEM Academy Deploys Mobile Unit

CANFIELD, Ohio – Next fall, STEM education might be rolling into a school, fair or festival near you.

The Valley STEM + Me 2 Academy has deployed a new mobile unit equipped with some of the latest wizardry related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, education.

“Our goal was to reach out to 10 schools this year,” said Rachel Young, STEM coordinator at…

Mahoning County Career & Technical Center

7300 North Palmyra Rd., Canfield, OH 44406

High School - 330-729-4000 Adult Division - 330-729-4100

The MCCTC offers a group of passionate professionals ready to help you begin your career. Since 1972, MCCTC has provided thousands of students with the education to lead a successful career and life. Once enrolled in one of our diverse programs, your options and potential are limitless.

The Mahoning County Career and Technical Center offers adults an opportunity to start or advance in a career. MCCTC Adult Career Center offers Industry Credential Programs, professional development classes and other courses to put you on the right track.

Governing Board Members

  • Mr. Michael Stanko, President
  • Mrs. Marie Dockry, Vice-president
  • Mr. Ronald Shives, Board Member
  • Attorney David Engler, Board Member
  • Mr. Richard S. Scarsella, Board Member
  • Ms. Beth Donofrio, Board Member
  • Attorney Kathi McNabb-Welsh, Board Member

Additional Board Information

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