CCCTC Digital Media Arts Students Become Adobe Certified Professionals

Pictured L to R: Savana Walborn, Moshannon Valley; Ely Bortot, Curwensville; and Gabrielle Keck, West Branch. Three Digital Media Arts students from the Clearfield County Career & Technology Center (CCCTC) recently pass an exam to become Adobe Certified Professionals in Visual Design Using Adobe Photoshop. Adobe has worked with creative industry experts to identify the skills and concepts that are critical to using Photoshop, the world’s most widely used digital imaging software. The 50-minute performance-based exam is integrated with the desktop application, allowing for an authentic assessment of job-ready skills. The CCCTC is proud to highlight the talents and accomplishments...

CCCTC Welcomes Melanie Holt as Practical Nursing Director

CCCTC Welcomes Melanie Holt as Practical Nursing Director

The Joint Operating Committee of the Clearfield County Career and Technology Center (CCCTC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs. Melanie Holt as the new CCCTC Practical Nursing Director. Mrs. Holt Started her nursing career in 1994 as a Certified Nursing Aide (CNA).  She obtained her Associate degree in Emergency Medical Science in 2008, obtained her Licensed Practical Nursing license from Jeff Tech in 2014, received her Associate Degree in Nursing from Lock Haven University (LHU) in 2020, and a bachelor’s degree in Nursing from LHU in 2022.  Mrs. Holt is on schedule to complete her Master’s Degree in Nursing Leadership and Administration in August of 2024.   Mrs. Holt has a...

CCCTC Announces Students of the Month for November/December

CCCTC Announces Students of the Month for November/December

Congratulations to the Clearfield County Career and Technology Center’s (CCCTC) students of the month for November/December. The CCCTC’s Instructors chose one morning student and one afternoon student in their program as their student of the month. Each month, the CCCTC is looking to recognize a student from each program who demonstrates characteristics CCCTC wants to see in school and work. November/December students were chosen because they showed impeccable attention to safety in their program area. The Clearfield County Career and Technology Center is proud to highlight the talents and accomplishments of its students.  For more information about the CCCTC and...

Diesel Instructor Shares Best Practices With Staff

Diesel Instructor Shares Best Practices With Staff

Mr. Matthew, Diesel instructor, shares two of his best practices with the staff. He records videos of himself doing work in the field, then edits them for either instructional purposes or simply for entertainment, so students can see the real-world experience of their field and see the strong work ethic Mr. Matthew demonstrates. He will either use them to instruct a technique or show as they enter class set to music. He also shared how he gives students five “sick days” to use during the school year, similar to a work experience. This helps students learn to manage their attendance better...

CCCTC Welcomes Hannah Walnock as Cosmetology Instructor

CCCTC Welcomes Hannah Walnock as Cosmetology Instructor

The Joint Operating Committee of the Clearfield County Career and Technology Center (CCCTC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Hannah Walnock as the new CCCTC Cosmetology Instructor. Ms. Walnock graduated from the Curwensville Area High School in 2017 and from the Altoona Beauty School in 2018 with her Cosmetology and Cosmetology Teacher’s licenses. She gained experience working at several different salons until opening her own salon, Beyond Beauty by Hannah, in 2020. Ms. Walnock is excited to bring her knowledge and experience to the Cosmetology classroom and share her passion with the students. The Cosmetology program accepts high school students from...

CCCTC Health Occupations Students Receive HIPPA Awareness Certification

CCCTC Health Occupations Students Receive HIPPA Awareness Certification

Front row L to R is Trista Meek, West Branch; Emily Kopchik, Curwensville; Kalina Johnson, Philipsburg-Osceola, and Tristin Clark, Philipsburg-Osceola. Second row L to R is Cayden Ross, Moshannon Valley; Alexis Moyer, Clearfield; Hannah Narehood, Philipsburg-Osceola; Rylee Shimmel, Moshannon Valley; and Kaylee Witherow, Clearfield. Back row L to R is Jayden Mckinney, West Branch; Tayah Reese, Clearfield; Carly Watro, West Branch; Noah Charney, Moshannon Valley; and Everette Addleman, Curwensville. Front row L to R is Ashlynn Brown, Philipsburg-Osceola; Mackenzie Weyandt, Moshannon Valley; Avelynn McKendrick, Clearfield; Sienna Wilsoncroft, Philipsburg-Osceola; and Olivia Gallaher, Philipsburg-Osceola. Second row L to R is Hannah Davies,...

CCCTC Digital Media Arts Seniors Tour Studio One Photography

CCCTC Digital Media Arts Seniors Tour Studio One Photography

Seniors in the Digital Media Arts program at the Clearfield County CTC recently toured Studio One Photography in State College. Studio One offers professional photography services including portraits, graduations, events and architecture. The students got to hear from photographer Kelby Hochreither about his experience and got to participate in a studio lighting demonstration.

Jennifer Weld Speaks to CCCTC Digital Media Arts Students

Jennifer Weld Speaks to CCCTC Digital Media Arts Students

Jennifer Weld, owner of the digital marketing agency DARK HORSE Media Solutions and Project Manager at Lumber Heritage Region, recently spoke with the AM Digital Media students at the Clearfield County Career and Technology Center (CCCTC) about the digital media field. Jennifer gave the students insight into how to gain and interact with clients as well as different pricing strategies.

CCCTC Announces November 2023 Sunflower Award in the Full-Time Practical Nursing Program

CCCTC Announces November 2023 Sunflower Award in the Full-Time Practical Nursing Program

Practical Nursing Students, Alexis Clark and Jennifer McGlynn were nominated for theNovember 2023 Sunflower Award by Shawna Morgan and Zelda Jarrett. Alexis and Jennifer areboth in their first semester in the full-time CCCTC Practical Nursing Program and are beingrecognized for their strengths in going above and beyond expectations in the care of her patients,support to fellow students, facility members or communities.The sunflower was chosen as it represents happiness, optimism, honesty, longevity, peace,admiration, and devotion. The sunflower surpasses all others in terms of its universal power tobring people joy – all qualities future nurses hope to possess and show to their...