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Welcome to the Career & Technology Center

We are a state-of-the-art 235,000 square foot integrated academic and career technical educational complex that we believe is the model for 21st Century high schools.  We are located at Central Mountain High School and also have a satellite site at the Bucktail Area High School.

The Keystone Central School District has introduced and implemented an integrated career and technical curriculum that offers a totally integrated academic, career and technical education for all ninth through twelfth grade students.  The integration model allows all students, from high liberal arts concentration to traditional career bound students, to explore and attain high academic and technical skills in their chosen profession.  This system is designed to provide all students an educational exploration opportunity that is both rigorous and relevant for career and post-secondary success.

In addition to the integrated curriculum, the Career and Technical education delivery system has been overhauled and given the flexibility needed to adapt to individual student needs and academic college preparatory courses.  We now offer programs on a two or three period schedule, over a 4 year delivery system.  

We have been recognized by the National School Board Association as an exemplary model for a 21st Century high school.

We also offer our students several industry certifications and dual enrollment credits, as well as articulated credits.

Penn College Dual Enrollment Courses

KCSD CTC is required to follow all guidelines and deadlines imposed by the Penn College Dual Enrollment Program.

All Penn College Dual Enrollment students, new and returning, must complete an online application for the 2023-2024 school year. You may go to Penn College Dual Enrollment to complete the application. Upon completion, a screenshot or reference number should be sent to Mrs. Lucas. Step-by-step instructions are available in the CTE Office, Room E-100.

Juniors interested in taking the English or Math in their senior year need to take additional exams for entrance into the courses. The testing window will be announced as soon as it is available. There are no make-ups if you miss this testing window. You may contact Mrs. Lucas in the CTC Office at or 570-893-4900 ext. 4301 with any questions or concerns.


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Career and Technology Programming

KCSD offers many choices in Career & Technology courses.

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Excuses for absences are due to the CTC office within 3 days of the students' absence.

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Breakfast & Lunch Program

Our Food & Nutrition Services offers nutritious breakfasts and lunches for students.  

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Transportation to and from school is available for all students.

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