Welcome to the Randolph Technical Career Center
The Randolph Technical Career Center (RTCC) is committed to providing students with a challenging academic and technical education in a supportive, engaging, and respectful environment. Students learn the skills they need to become responsible and productive citizens who are able to take advantage of educational and career opportunities now and in the future. Read more...
Directors Weekly Acknowledgements
December 2nd, 2016
Dear Students and Parents & Guardians of RTCC Students:
Thank you to RTCC Programs who go out into our community or have our community in to best serve their needs. Thank you to our Education Social Services Program who organizes a Food Drive December 5-16th. Last year they contributed over 2000 LBS. to the Food Shelf, please contribute if you can.
Thank you to the Criminal Justice & Public Safety class will be assisting the White River Valley Chamber of Commerce in hanging wreaths for the holiday season. We hope that our efforts will help to brighten the holiday season for all who enjoy Downtown Randolph. Thank you to the Automotive Technology Program for their dedication and service to our community for changing over winter tires, changing the oil, and getting senior citizens cars ready for the winter. They serviced over 65 cars! Thank you to the Culinary Arts Program for supplying cookeis and coffee while our community members waited. We at RTCC appreciate the community in their support of our educational efforts, we wanted to give back and say thank you.
Work Based Learning Update:
48 wbl hours by 1 student in an Electrical Pre-Apprenticeship program
445 wbl hours by 15 unpaid (CWE) placements with 8 Community Partners
1075 wbl hours by 10 paid (CTE) placements with 6 Community Partners
102 wbl hours on 13 Job Shadows with 12 Community Partners
39 placements totaling 1622 total hours learning in the community
Community Based Learning Notes:
The Business Management program visited Applied Research Associates. The Business Managemnt program had Financial Advisor Leo V Connolly as an invited class speaker. Diesel Technology visited the Okemo Mountain Resort to explore careers in lift-operations and Registered Apprenticeships in that field. Environmental Resource Management had Vermont Fish and Wildlife Game Warden Sgt. Keith Gallant as an invited class speaker. Education and Social Services had the following invited class speakers: Katie Jarvis, Teacher from U-32 Middle and High School, Erica Pearson, Assistant Administrator from Barre Town School, Dana Decker, Special Educator from RUHS, Carmen VandeGriek, Preschool Director/Teacher from School St Montessori, Lacy Thompson, NICU RN from Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Jenn Edson from the afterschool program from One Planet, Karen Odato on the PAWS Program
Judy Bourbeau, State Director of Registered Apprenticeships came in and shared ways students can explore Registered Apprenticeships as pathways to careers as Plumbers, Electricians, Child Care Development Specialists, and Tramway Maintenance Technicians (Ski Lift). EmmaRose Boyle, Vermont Law School student is mentoring Building Trades and AgTech students in looking at college and career planning. Through the Albert Schweitzer Foundation Emma is working on a project to “…connect with teenagers from agricultural and technical backgrounds, and empower them to pursue higher education in those fields, as well as to help them navigate the competitive college and career-building processes.”
Thank you everyone for supportinig our school & community.
Communication- Visit our Website
www.orangesouthwest.org/rtcc includes information on every program, a calendar of events, Friday night dinner menus, and contact information for all staff, and our school handbook. We also list weekly announcements as well as acknowledge our students and staff weekly. We are also on www.facebook.com/rtcc/ as well that you will be able to follow us and the learning that happens daily.
In closing, I again want to encourage your support for your daughter or son and their participation in our technical education program. Our expectations for positive behavior and hard work pay off for everyone involved. Please do not hesitate to contact us!
Jason Gingold, Director
Here's What's Happening At RTCC
Agricultural Technology student Kaleigh Hamel is awarded the Land Stewards Award from the Vermont Land Trust.
For RTCC graduates Casey Holtz and Lindsey Maloney, there was no doubt about what they wanted to do after their two years in the Health Careers program: they wanted to pursue a career in Nursing.
Check out the Timber Sports Competition, hosted by RTCC, where Vermont students from various technical schools met to see who was best in the sport. Courtesy of Mychamplainvalley.com and the Valley News
October 1st- FAFSA Opens up for Senior Applications
December 5th RTCC Interim Grade Reports go home with student
December 5th-16th ESS FOOD DRIVE
December 16th RTCC Presentation to RUHS 9th & 10th Graders
December Break- 12/22- 1/3/17
RTCC provides equal education opportunities to all learners regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, or marital/civil union status. Questions about this policy should be directed to our Guidance Coordinator – 728-9595. Click for full Statement of Non-discrimination