• Welcome Welcome

                                                             the mission of the monroe county career & technical institute (mcti) is “to provide high quality career and technical training and education for the students of our community.”   we provide this training and education through a set of courses that we believe prepares students both academically and technically for a career or to pursue postsecondary education.   mcti offers students 19 program of study (pos) and 5 tech prep programs.   these programs are career and technical pennsylvania department of education (pde) approved programs that articulate the secondary career and technical education to a postsecondary degree, diploma, or certificate programs.   these 24 programs align the secondary courses to a postsecondary program to complete a degree or certificate.   under each program section, detailed information will be provided about the program.   after you have read about a specific program and have any questions, please contact dr. carolyn shegelski assistant director monroe career and technical institute po box 66, laurel lake drive bartonsville, pa  18321 570-629-2001, ext. 1108 cshegelski@monroecti.org   additional information about career and technical education may be found at the website for the pennsylvania department of education, bureau of career and technical education.   pennsylvania department of education – bureau of career and technical education 333 market street i harrisburg, pa 17126-0333 phone: 717.783.6672    www.education.state.pa.us        

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  • Customized Job Training Overview

    customized job training (cjt)   if your business has the need for a unique approach for training,  we can provide an on-site needs and gap analysis or build  upon your current specific needs.  we will structure a program to fulfill the needs  of any core business, bring the training  to you, and provide follow up service to ensure your  programs are kept current and measured.   call us for more information: adult continuing education  570-629-2001 ext. 1125  

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  • Clearances Clearance Forms

    act 24 - arrest/conviction report and certification form         act 34 - state police criminal history check *for quicker processing and results apply online at  https://epatch.state.pa.us act 114 - fbi clearance *for quicker processing and results apply online at  https://www.pa.cogentid.com/index_pdenew.htm act 151 - child abuse clearance *for quicker processing and results apply online at   https://www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis     act 168 - sexual misconduct/abuse disclosure agreement         *if you are applying for a teaching position please select the professional staff information tab on the left   *if you are applying for a support staff position please select the support staff information tab on the left.  

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  • Overview Overview

      the goal of interact is to encourage and foster the advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace through a world fellowship of youth united in the ideal of service. interact clubs organize a variety of projects and activities that depend primarily on the intere sts of club members. within the interact program, all clubs work to enhance leadership skills, serve their community, and expand international understanding. together, these efforts ensure a balanced club program and provide important experience and opportunities for each interactor members personal development. click on the link below to visit the mcti interact club:   https://sites.google.com/a/monroecti.org/mr-yarnall-civics-class/interact-club

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  • Mr. Hart's Page Overview

    outdoor power equipment technology in the outdoor power equipment technology program (ope) at mcti, y ou will develop your skills through hands-on activities and experiences.  you will discover a new technical vocabulary and develop an in depth and comprehensive knowledge of engine operating theory, systems, procedures, and components,  you will learn about specialized troubleshooting techniques and testing methods and how to effectively make the engine perform to maximum efficiency. you will also learn about brake systems, transmissions, hydraulics, hydrostatics, and drive systems. you will learn skills that involve welding, cutting with a torch, using precision measuring tools, and cylinder reconditioning.   the ope (outdoor power equipment) industry is far reaching and diverse.  this isn't simply a lawn mower repair class.  ope is found everywhere and anywhere.  ope supports all types of construction operations, from home repair businesses to the construction of the world's tallest buildings.  wherever you are right now the building, road, lawn, landscape, or any man made feature near you was created with the support of outdoor power equipment.  generators, chain saws, paving equipment, compaction equipment, pumps, cultivators, wood chippers, log splitters, lawn mowers, weed trimmers, leaf blowers, and skid steer tractors, mini excavators, extendable light plants, and scissor lifts are just a sample of the types of equipment powered by small engines.   enterprising students who have attended the course have found success in many related areas as well.  the ope program has produced the recipients of the outstanding senior award in both the diesel technology and automotive technology course at mcti after attending the ope program.  students have gone on to post-secondary training at automotive training center, motorcycle mechanics institute, universal technical institute, and northampton community college in related programs such as auto te

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  • Overview Overview

    preface the carl d. perkins career and technical education improvement act of 2006 requires the development and implementation of “career and technical programs of study.” these programs of study are defined and referenced throughout the act.   states must develop the programs of study in consultation with local programs, and each local recipient receiving funds under the bill will be required to offer the relevant course of at least one. programs of study are very similar to, and build on, positive initiatives already underway in cte programs around the country, such as tech prep, careerpathways, career academies, and career clusters. in many states, the foundational elements of programs of study may already be in place. monroe career & technical institute (mcti) currently offers 21 approved pennsylvania department of education (pde) “programs of study.” in addition, mcti offers  three approved pde “tech prep programs.”   programs of study “programs of study” is an approved pennsylvania department of education statewide program that: · incorporates and aligns secondary and postsecondary education · includes academic and cte content in a coordinated, non-duplicative progression of  courses · includes the opportunity for secondary students to acquire postsecondary credits · leads to an industry-recognized credential or certificate at the postsecondary level, or an associate of baccalaureate degree · identifies and addresses current or emerging occupational opportunities · builds on career clusters, career pathways, and career academies · develops in consultation with local occupational advisory committees (oac)  and standards   tech prep     tech prep programs combine at least two years of high school education with two years of postsecondary education to prepare students for tech

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  • Adult Day Classes Overview

    for information about adult in daytime classes, please contact the adult continuing education office: mcti adult continuing education 194 laurel lake rd bartonsville, pa 18321 570-629-2001 x1125

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  • Overview Overview

    contact information   please feel free to contact us for any reason:   monroe career & technical institute 194 laurel lake rd bartonsville, pa 18321 570-629-2001

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  • Overview Overview

    requests for access to public records may be filed with the right to know officer:   john p. brown right-to-know officer monroe career and technical institute 194 laurel lake rd. bartonsville, pa 18321 570-629-2001 ext. 1117 570-629-9698 (fax) rtkofficer@monroecti.org     pennsylvania open records website   right to know procedures     standard rtk request form  

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  • Overview Overview

    literacy coach improving teaching and learning in secondary schools     coaches assist teachers in overcoming problems that arise in the process of choosing appropriate teaching strategies and combining literacy instruction with content area curriculum requirements, helping them work through ways to meet objectives in a manner consistent with their own teaching styles and the school context.  they also may work closely with new teachers and administrators, helping them to understand the school ’ s literacy program and their role in it.     focus topics   writing note taking letter writing (thank you, complaint, request, compliment) essays (three and five paragraph) proposal for work job sheets directions project reflection   ·         reading and writing o    article review (summarizing) o    professional magazine/online source review resources: trade journals, magazines, and newspapers   research (locating and organizing information) career research paper mla citations   ·         communication skills o    verbal and non-verbal o    interviewing o    presentations

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  • Ms. Lecompte's Marketing Page Overview

      meet the teacher: patricia a. lecompte email: plecompte@monroecti.org phone: 570-629-2001 x2522 2012 international lamp of knowledge high school teacher of the year 2009 lmp teacher of the year by the american hotel & lodging association – educational institute 2012 pa career & technical teacher of the year 2008 exemplary program of the year for pa by the pa assn. of career & technical educators (acte) 2012 teacher of the year & 2009 teacher of the year by the pennsylvania tourism & lodging association (ptla) 2008 marriott corporate faculty internship marriott international corporate headquarters and marriott marquis 2012 gold pin pocono mountain ambassador recipient 2008 outstanding partnership award by the pocono mountain visitors bureau (pmvb) hospitality/lodging subject matter expert american hotel & lodging association – educational institute nocti (national occupational testing institute) pennsylvania state licensed k-12 principal marketing & distributive education teacher coordinator vocational hotel-motel mgmt. business/computers/information technology k – 12 cooperative education (7 – 12) m.ed. in educational leadership (principal) administration east stroudsburg university, east stroudsburg, pa certifications certified hospitality instructor (chi), american hotel & lodging association-educational institute foodservice management professional certification , national restaurant association. national professional certification in customer service, nrf foundation (national retail federation) concepts of business and marketing – exemplary achievement, a*s*k* business institut

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  • Ms. Lecompte's Marketing Page Overview

      meet the teacher: patricia a. lecompte email: plecompte@monroecti.org phone: 570-629-2001 x2522 2012 international lamp of knowledge high school teacher of the year 2009 lmp teacher of the year by the american hotel & lodging association – educational institute 2012 pa career & technical teacher of the year 2008 exemplary program of the year for pa by the pa assn. of career & technical educators (acte) 2012 teacher of the year & 2009 teacher of the year by the pennsylvania tourism & lodging association (ptla) 2008 marriott corporate faculty internship marriott international corporate headquarters and marriott marquis 2012 gold pin pocono mountain ambassador recipient 2008 outstanding partnership award by the pocono mountain visitors bureau (pmvb) hospitality/lodging subject matter expert american hotel & lodging association – educational institute nocti (national occupational testing institute) pennsylvania state licensed k-12 principal marketing & distributive education teacher coordinator vocational hotel-motel mgmt. business/computers/information technology k – 12 cooperative education (7 – 12) m.ed. in educational leadership (principal) administration east stroudsburg university, east stroudsburg, pa certifications certified hospitality instructor (chi), american hotel & lodging association-educational institute foodservice management professional certification , national restaurant association. national professional certification in customer service, nrf foundation (national retail federation) concepts of business and marketing – exemplary achievement, a*s*k* business institut

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  • Welcome to Ms. HG Career Facilitator's page Welcome to Ms. HG Career Facilitator's page

    lorinda homar-gordon, m.ed. mcti  career facilitator and educator office: (570) 629-2001 ext. 2506             e-mail: lgordon@monroecti.org east stroudsburg university of pa         masters degree in education; poli science/reading specialist northampton community college          certificate of completion: computer business apps/cad kutztown university of pa                      bachelors degree in fine arts; (crafts) metallurgy/jewelry  monroe co. vocational technical inst.   graphic design and skills usa alumni, 3-year graduate welcome to mcti's 2015-16 school year !!!              hello everyone, my name is ms. hg!  my role here at mcti is to provide students and instructors with information and activities that support professional development towards career success be it going directly to work, or on to college to meet the needs of the workforce, our families and of course the global community.  it is a very exciting time in your child life!! i believe in mcti for many reasons, but you the tax payer has a unique opportunity to give your child more than a traditional educational experience, but a true opportunity to develop all their skills and abilities while in high school.    the first thing each new student will experience, is registering and learning how to navigate their "keys2work" web-based career development account provided by mcti.  the software is free to all mcti students and allows them to test themselves and develop academic, career, financial and personal preferences to include understanding career journeys, salaries and demand before they put all their energy towards that career path. we also work closely with students to create career portfolios, that become calling cards and great tools to share with future employer & colleges. here at mcti we use a variety of authentic and pde prescribed lessons that allow students to explor

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  • Welcome to Ms. HG Career Facilitator's page Welcome to Ms. HG Career Facilitator's page

    lorinda homar-gordon, m.ed. mcti  career facilitator and educator office: (570) 629-2001 ext. 2506             e-mail: lgordon@monroecti.org east stroudsburg university of pa         masters degree in education; poli science/reading specialist northampton community college          certificate of completion: computer business apps/cad kutztown university of pa                      bachelors degree in fine arts; (crafts) metallurgy/jewelry  monroe co. vocational technical inst.   graphic design and skills usa alumni, 3-year graduate welcome to mcti's 2015-16 school year !!!              hello everyone, my name is ms. hg!  my role here at mcti is to provide students and instructors with information and activities that support professional development towards career success be it going directly to work, or on to college to meet the needs of the workforce, our families and of course the global community.  it is a very exciting time in your child life!! i believe in mcti for many reasons, but you the tax payer has a unique opportunity to give your child more than a traditional educational experience, but a true opportunity to develop all their skills and abilities while in high school.    the first thing each new student will experience, is registering and learning how to navigate their "keys2work" web-based career development account provided by mcti.  the software is free to all mcti students and allows them to test themselves and develop academic, career, financial and personal preferences to include understanding career journeys, salaries and demand before they put all their energy towards that career path. we also work closely with students to create career portfolios, that become calling cards and great tools to share with future employer & colleges. here at mcti we use a variety of authentic and pde prescribed lessons that allow students to explor

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  • Ms. Egli Overview

    the english courses at monroe career and technical institute supports a curriculum that not only reflects the various needs of students from six sending schools ( four school districts), but also meets the academic standards for the pennsylvania english language arts curriculum. the demands of 21st century literacy are more complex and challenging than ever before. the curriculum of the english courses increasingly reflects the greater use of technology while continuing to prepare students to be successful, productive citizens with highly developed skills in written and oral communication, collaboration, work ethic, critical thinking, and leadership.                                             the theme in english will be based in the human experience for the year. by using a variety of literature, students will investigate a range of experiences that make up the whole person. some of the experiences we will read and discuss in class are compassion, how to manage anger, repercussions of choices, helping community, and living in, as well as being secluded from, society.  all of these topics are designed to create a student who thinks about his or her choices for a minute, an hour, a year, and a lifetime.                                

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  • Overview Overview

    mcti has teamed with classlink to allow parents real-time access to student's attendance, grades, discipline, and scheduling.  please click on the link below to register and access the parent portal.      parent portal entrance     please note: parents will need to have an active e-mail address on file with the pupil services department in order to register for parent portal access.  once on the parent portal page, a brief video will explain the registration process along with navigation of the portal.

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  • Welcome! Welcome!

        what is skillsusa? skillsusa is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure america has a skilled workforce. skillsusa helps each student excel. it is a national nonprofit organization serving teachers and high school and college students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations, including health occupations. formerly known as vica (vocational industrial clubs of america).   membership: more than 300,000 students and advisors join skillsusa annualy, organized into more than 17,000 sections and 54 state and territorial associations. combining alumni and lifetime membership, t he total number impacted is more than 320,000. skillsusa has served more than 10.5 million members.   skillsusa's mission is to help its members become world-class workers, leaders and responsible american citizens.   it is an applied method of instruction for preparing america's high performance  workers in public career and technical programs. it provi des quality education experiences for students in leadership, teamwork, citizenship and character development. it builds and reinforces self-confidence, work attitudes and communication skills. skillsusa emphasizes tota quality at work- high ethical standards, superior work skills, life-long education, and pride in the dignity of work. skillsusa also promotes an understanding of the free-enterprise system and involvement in community service.   upcoming events skillsusa culinary challenge at lcti march 30, 2016  skillsusa state championships hershey, pa april 13-15, 2016 ny city field trip and broadway play, april 30, 2016 elmer gates awards breakfast, may 26, 2016 breakfast of champions, june 17, 2016 national skillsusa conference, louisville, kentucky june 20-25, 2016   

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  • Pearson Vue Test Center Overview

          mcti is proud to announce that we are an official pearson vue testing center as of may 10, 2013! pearson vue delivers millions of high-stakes tests a year across the globe for clients in the licensure, certification, academic admissions, regulatory, and government testing service markets. it boasts the world’s leading test center network, with over 5,000 test centers in 175 countries, 230 of which are fully-owned and -operated pearson professional centers. pearson professional centers utilize a patent-winning design, which was created specifically for high-stakes testing and offers a carefully controlled, consistent testing environment. when registering online for your testing  www.pearsonvue.com mention site code 67730.   some of the more popular certification tests include: 3com (certified solutions associate and expert) adobe (adobe certified expert, master, and specialist) apple computer (certified desktop technician, help desk specialist) cisco (ccda, ccna, ccnp, ccsp, and specialist certifications) citrix (certified administrator, certified enterprise administrator) ciw (associate, designer, administrator, web site manager, security) comptia (a+, ctt+, inet+, linux+, network+, server+, security+) help desk institute (analyst, manager, senior analyst) linux professional institute (lpi levels 1, 2 and 3) microsoft (mcp, mcse, mcsa, mcsd, mcdst, mcdba, mcad) nokia (security administrator, vpn gateway administrator) nortel networks (nncds, nncss, nncde, nncse, nnca) novell (can, cne, cde, cni, mcne, mcni, cle, and specialist levels)

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  • Overview Overview

    career facilitator team    the mission of the career facilitator team is to help students transition from school life to realizing their post-graduation plans, whether it be directly into the workplace, military, college, or trade school.  through the activities and programs of the career facilitators, students at mcti are immersed in all aspects of career development in order to establish groundwork for post-graduate plans long before graduation. students learn how to be active participants in their planning of career goals and choices.  the career facilitators offer various opportunities for students regarding career development such as: employability skills, finding and applying to colleges and trade schools, researching financial aid and scholarships, exploring military opportunities, and identifying on-the-job training and apprenticeships for students who want to directly enter the workforce.  

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  • Mrs. Bruce's Page Welcome

    horticulture f l oriculture / landscaping  

      the floriculture/landscaping course is designed to prepare students for establishing, maintaining, and managing businesses in the floriculture/landscaping industry.   instruction will be offered in plant identification and culture, plant pathology, equipment technology, horticulture management, crop production, distribution, history of floral design and floral design.   students will develop skills in planning crop schedules, propagating plants, pruning trees and shrubs, treating or spraying trees, shrubs or greenhouse crops, and identifying plant diseases and insects that may be harmful to horticulture crops.   students will also develop skills in managing floriculture and/or landscape business which will include the drawing of landscape plans, installing the landscape, maintaining the landscape and all aspects of floral design.   students will gain practical experience in our school’s greenhouse, floral design room, landscape design room, horticulture shop, school gardens, school nursery, house building site, and perennial gardens .     last updated 8/7/2013  by delores schuttert 

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  • Overview Welcome

    as an extension of monroe county's four school districts, mcti provides tuition-free career and technical education for secondary students of monroe county. each school day, students attend a half-day at mcti and a half-day at their high school. mcti offers its students opportunities to learn specific career skills and training which prepares them for entrance into the workforce or post-secondary education. the monroe career & technical institute is an equal education institution and will not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, gender or handicap in its activities, programs or employment practices as required by title vi, title ix, section 504 and the americans with disabilities act. for information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures, and information regarding services, activities and facilities that are accessible to and usable by handicapped persons, contact the supervisor of pupil services, at 194 laurel lake rd , bartonsville , pa 18321 , (570) 629-2001.

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  • Mr. McHale's Page Overview

    work experience monroe career and technical institute   carpentry instructor                                                 august 2011-present ●     designed and implemented differentiated instruction ●     conducted daily lessons, grading, testing, and discipline ●     member of various organizations such as the pocono home builders association and skillsusa ●     headed a community service project with students remodeling student cabins at the pocono environmental education center (peec) ●     implement ela and mathematical standard activities such as collins writing and common core math problems ●     apply the use of technology to create an interactive learning environment ●     utilize specially designed instruction for students with learning disabilities ●     nominated for ciu 20 excellence in education award for “renovating peec” ●     prepared professional development binder for 339 review ●     successfully completed requirements for pennsylvania home builders association ●     actively attend monthly joc meetings   mchale construction co, inc., west pittston, pa owner/operator                                                             may 2005 – present ●     responsible for all phases of construction from building/project layout and design through completion of new homes and various remodeling and building projects ●     experience in all phases of the building industry including rough/finish carpentry, concrete/masonry work, plumbing, and electrical ●     experience in residential,commercial building and remodeling projects including new house construction, home additions, and industrial work ●     other duties included estimating, payroll, and accounting ●    started in the construction industry in 2000 education                temple university career and t

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  • Mr. McHale's Page Overview

    work experience monroe career and technical institute   carpentry instructor                                                 august 2011-present ●     designed and implemented differentiated instruction ●     conducted daily lessons, grading, testing, and discipline ●     member of various organizations such as the pocono home builders association and skillsusa ●     headed a community service project with students remodeling student cabins at the pocono environmental education center (peec) ●     implement ela and mathematical standard activities such as collins writing and common core math problems ●     apply the use of technology to create an interactive learning environment ●     utilize specially designed instruction for students with learning disabilities ●     nominated for ciu 20 excellence in education award for “renovating peec” ●     prepared professional development binder for 339 review ●     successfully completed requirements for pennsylvania home builders association ●     actively attend monthly joc meetings   mchale construction co, inc., west pittston, pa owner/operator                                                             may 2005 – present ●     responsible for all phases of construction from building/project layout and design through completion of new homes and various remodeling and building projects ●     experience in all phases of the building industry including rough/finish carpentry, concrete/masonry work, plumbing, and electrical ●     experience in residential,commercial building and remodeling projects including new house construction, home additions, and industrial work ●     other duties included estimating, payroll, and accounting ●    started in the construction industry in 2000 education                temple university career and t

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  • Mr. Courtright's Page Overview

        m.c.t.i. criminal justice        k-9 trevor with students         guest speaker-rosemary ortiz/nj dept of corrections with the class of '15      guest speaker officer britt- u.s. fish & wildlife service      airman max pages (class of '13) returning after basic training to visit class.     2016 skills usa competition results   criminal justice -justin edwards crime scene investigation -amy koch, anthony kopeski, jason orefice congratulations to all of our competitors for a strong representation at district competition !!!   welcome to the mcti criminal justice website!!!   students who participate in this program will gain an insight to the career in police, military, security, and corrections.  an emphasis is placed on self discipline, overall physical and mental fitness, public speaking skills, professionalism, strong work ethics, good character and responsibility.   the criminal justice program has an articulating agreement with northampton community college and luzerne community college where the successful completer of the program may be entitled to receive six credits toward their degree at either institution respectively.   if you feel you have what it takes to be part of the tradition of this program, visit your guidance counselor and request to enroll in the program.   mr. courtright/criminal justice instructor   student commendations   will anderson and amber moeck-pleasant valley             justin edwards recipient of the elmer hafer award at the pa. state police youth week.                      

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  • Mr. Ruschman Overview

      9th grade science   welcom e to mcti's science program for 9th grade students.  you will all be taking environmental biology, an introductory science class focusing on how living things interact with their environments.  the emphasis will be on developing your ability to think scientifically, applying your science skills to your career and technical lab, using your knowledge to make the world a better place to live, and seeing things from a slightly different point of view.     email:   rruschman@monroecti.org     parent portal - note: to use this site you  must first request access through the office of pupil services. please contact the office at 570-629-2001 x 1111 to register.   career night kiosk presentation   9th grade screen shot   working together workshop - spring 2013                          

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