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Valley STEM/MCCTC -Quick Reference Guide

A quick guide to all the information you need about the STEM+ME2 classes located on Palmyra Rd., Canfield, Ohio.

Quick Reference Valley STEM Academy
IRN: 014943
Classification: STEM Designation
MCCTC
IRN: 051243
Classification: Career Technical Center
Website http://mahoningctc.com/stemme2/ www.mahoningctc.com
Calendar and Hours http://mahoningctc.com/student-resour ces.html ces.html (on website)
7:55-2:20
http://mahoningctc.com/student-resource s.html (on website)
7:55-2:20
Enrollment 200, 9th/10th 747, 11th/12th
Application Period December 3, 2018 (Lottery date 12-3, if applications exceed 100; of not, applicants who apply prior to this get in) No transfer back to home district after first ten days of school (unless extenuating) January 1, 2019 - Preference for timely applications starts in February. Beneficial for students to apply early for competitive programs No transfer back to home district after first ten days of school (unless extenuating)
Application Process

Accepting application on December 2nd 2019 for the 2020-2021 school year.
Lottery date is TBD

Will be on website when application opens. (enrolltrack application-counselors have password/access)
Administration Mara Banfield, Superintendent
Blaise Karlovic, Treasurer
David Mullane, Special Services Coordinator
Ralph Sandy, Principal/Dean
Rachel Young-STEM Coordinator
*Shared administration with CTC
John Zehentbauer, Superintendent
Blaise Karlovic, Treasurer
Mara Banfield, CT Director
David Mullane, Special Services Coordinator; Principal-Shield
Ralph Sandy, Principal/Dean-Arts
Matt Campbell, CT Principal-Global/Machine
Governing Board Vince Colaluca (President)
Roger Day
Kim Davis
Stephanie Shaw
Dr. Steve Rodabaugh
(ESC is the fiscal agent- Superintendent:Traci Hostetler)
Kathi McNabb-Welsh (President)
David Engler
Richard Scarsella
Mike Stanko
Beth Donofrio
Marie Dockry
Ronald Shives
Counselor Cassandra Bair
cassandra.bair@mahoningctc.com

Mary Valko, Career Counselor
m.valko@mahoningctc.com
Lauren Mechling (Campbell, Canfield, JM, Lowellville, Poland, South Range. Springfield, Struthers, Youngstown, Open Enrollment) lauren.mechling@mahoningctc.com
Valerie Sullivan (Austintown, Boardman, Sebring, WB, WR) valerie.sullivan@mahoningctc.com

Mary Valko, Career Counselor
m.valko@mahoningctc.com
ESC Personnel Chris Stewart, Technology
Suzette Jackson, Supervisor
Chris Stewart, Technology
Suzette Jackson, Supervisor
Enrollment Process (EMIS) Contact: John Sipusic j.sipusic@mahoningesc.org

Student will unenroll from home district. Students who come from STEM to CTC: Will unenroll student from Valley STEM. John Sipusic will be in contact with home district EMIS coordinator to determine process.
Contact: Niki Hively nicole.hively@mahoningctc.com

JVSDs and Career-Technical Centers. In situations where a student is attending a JVSD and/orcontract career-technical center, both the resident/sending district and the career-technical district (JVSD or contract career-technical center) are required to report this element. Student is jointly-enrolled.
Industry Credentials All 10th grade students will take OSHA-10. Additionally, some will have the option to take other credentials.
12 Points offered in nearly all programs.
CC Plus Available as requested per qualifications
Available in several courses. Contact Valerie Sullivan with inquiries
End of Course All 9 and 10 tested at Valley STEM in spring (Test Coordinator Dave Mullane)
Test retakes at CTC (Test Coordinator Dave Mullane). Governnment- offered to all juniors.
ACT Some will take as sophomores. All juniors take. Contact David Mullane with questions
WorkKeys

All seniors in will take in late Oct. WIN program will be offered as intervention as needed, and WorkKeys will be offered again periodically.
NCAA Clearinghouse First two years at Valley STEM (transcript upload depends on location of student junior year). Always best to communicate student-athlete names to STEM counselor First two years at home district (per transcript) CTC uploads transcripts. Always best to communicate student-athlete names to CTC counselors
Student Report Card End of each quarter to students, contact Cassie Bair if you need a report card for athletic purposes End of each quarter to students; Home districts have information uploaded.
School Report Card STEM School Report Card; Data Shared with home district (even though student unenrolled, coded “K” in EMIS) CTC Report Card sent to home districts; Data shared with home district
Athletic Eligibility (Quarterly)/

Extracurricular Participation (outside instructional time)
Students are eligible to participate per ORC (in district of residence); grades/eligibility determined per OHSAA. Contact Cassie Bair for report cards for student-athletes (best to communicate athletic rosters for STEM students each quarter)
http://www.ohsaa.org/Portals/0/Eligi bility/GuidelinesForNon-EnrolledStu dents.pdf

FAQ Document
Students are eligible to participate per ORC; grades/eligibility determined per OHSAA. Report cards automatically shared for CTC students
Cocurricular (during instructional time) Up to home district if they choose to allow Up to home district if they choose to allow
Special Education Considerations
Contact: David Mullane
**If a student returns to home OR stays at school after 10th grade, Special Services will contact home district to transition. We encourage directors to remain involved.
Contact: David Mullane
Special education department starts transition during sophomore year
504 Considerations All are updated; overseen by administration- Contact David Mullane
All are updated; overseen by administration- Contact David Mullane
Busing Home district required to provide transportation, or payment in lieu of, per ORC. Referrals go to Ralph Sandy.
Home district required to provide transportation within CTPD. Referrals go to Ralph Sandy.
Pep Rallies/Events/ Dances

At the discretion of home district. Communicate this to Mara Banfield and Ralph Sandy (still have to provide transportation, if students are not permitted to attend)

Notify Ralph Sandy ralph.sandy@mahoningctc.com;

Lisa Truitt at lisa.truitt@mahoningctc.com, for early release

CTC students are shared students and attend pep rallies/events

Notify Ralph Sandy ralph.sandy@mahoningctc.com;

Lisa Truitt at lisa.truitt@mahoningctc.com, for early release

Enrollment by District 200 Maximum (100 per grade, 9 and 10 only. Can return to home school, or attend MCCTC, after sophomore year

Program Specific Caps


Valley STEM + ME2 Academy

The Valley STEM + ME2 Academy’s mission is to prepare students in 9-10 grade with skills necessary to compete in the global economy while nurturing the characteristics of discovery, invention, application, and entrepreneurship.

Governing Board Members

  • Stephanie Shaw, Executive Director

Additional Board Information

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