There are many myths associated with vocational/technical
schools. One we constantly hear is that Buckeye students are not college material. Our findings,
however, give us a different picture.
Therefore, Buckeye Career Center's Career Development Program
provides educational services to all of its K-12 public school
districts. Our goal is to help district students learn more about
educational and career options through career exploration
activities and classroom integration activities. We want the
students to make wise choices which are based on current
information and statistics.
- The Career Development Coordinator visits all eighth grades and
manages a two day seminar at the home school that includes an
interest assessment and career exploration activities. All eighth
or ninth grade students later visit and tour Buckeye's facilities
looking at all of Buckeye's program options.
- All district sophomores are eligible to visit Buckeye for hands
on activities in career technical labs of their choice. This helps
them decide if they want to enroll at Buckeye their junior
- Any elementary, middle or high school teacher may ask Buckeye
for an age-appropriate activity at the home school. They may also
ask for an age-appropriate visit to Buckeye in selected programs.
Any visit to Buckeye includes the opportunity to eat lunch in our
Fritz Johnson at: firstname.lastname@example.org or call
330.339.2288, ext. 253 or 1.800.227.1665