The Medina County Career Center is on the front line of sharing the importance of education at Ohio Technical Centers in preparing students for today’s competitive workforce.
Ohio Governor Mike DeWine visited MCCC in October, where he toured and learned more about the programs we offer. Governor DeWine was interested in why our students chose their program and future plans. The visit with our students and staff was impactful, as he mentioned us specifically during his Ohio State of the State address in January.
Governor DeWine spent time with our Superintendent, Mr. Steven Chrisman, teachers, and students. He learned about several of our programs, enrollment in those programs, and the challenges of having more students wanting to attend MCCC than we have openings. Governor DeWine stated that things have to change to give students the opportunity to find a passion and create a career in it. He stated his commitment to the state of Ohio by investing money to ensure Career Technical Education schools can reach more students and have the equipment and materials needed to prepare them for 21st-century jobs.
Following the Governor’s State of the State address, February was Career Technical Education Month. The Medina County Career Center had a visit from Congressman Max Miller. Mr. Chrisman gave the Congressman a tour of many of the MCCC programs. Congressman Miller shared his passion for Career Technical Education with instructors, staff, and students. He was very engaging with our students, and they enjoyed his visit! Although it was a short visit, meaningful conversations were held, and we look forward to his future visits!