• 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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  • 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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  • Overview Overview

    student services       supervisor of pupil personnel services: vacant 570-629-2001 x1107   guidance counselor: thomas sarcinelli   570-629-2001 x1154 tsarcinelli@monroecti.org     career and transition counselor: ashley singer  570-629-2001 x1155 asinger@monroecti.org    support services facilitator: dona mcmahon 570-629-2001 x2757 dmcmahon@monroecti.org     support services facilitator: michele ifkovits 570-629-2001 x2756 mifkovits@monroecti.org     support services  facilitator: gregory gallina 570-629-2001 x2771 ggallina@monroecti.org     support services  facilitator : abigail tomsho 570-629-2001 x2244 atomsho@monroecti.org     support services  facilitator : robert dydynski 570-629-2001 x2772 rdydynski@monroecti.org    

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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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  • 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

    words from mcti's cafeteria manager...   as a partner in education mcti's school nutrition program contributes to a successful academic experience and it encourages healthy eating by providing each student with the opportunity to choose meals that are nutritious, appealing, and served by caring individuals in a pleasant environment.   if you have any questions please feel free to contact:   cafeteria manager: 570-629-2001 x1130 or pupil services: 570-629-2001 x1102   monroe career & technical institute 194 laurel lake rd bartonsville, pa 18321

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  • Ms. Rubino's Page Overview

        welcome to the health professions program.       currently our program is a 3 year program 10th-12th grade. first year will be introduction to health professions and medical terminology. second year will be a  progression into health professions and instruction in anatomy and physiology body systems. third year :  senior level, certified nursing assistant program. students will  be going off site to clinical areas to functions as unlicensed cna's. will be eligible to take the pennsylvania state nursing assistant examination and become registered as a nursing assistant in the state of pa.     *program is subject to change*                                                     thank you, mrs. rubino, bsn, rn health professions instructor trubino@monroecti.org

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  • Ms. Rubino's Page Overview

        welcome to the health professions program.       currently our program is a 3 year program 10th-12th grade. first year will be introduction to health professions and medical terminology. second year will be a  progression into health professions and instruction in anatomy and physiology body systems. third year :  senior level, certified nursing assistant program. students will  be going off site to clinical areas to functions as unlicensed cna's. will be eligible to take the pennsylvania state nursing assistant examination and become registered as a nursing assistant in the state of pa.     *program is subject to change*                                                     thank you, mrs. rubino, bsn, rn health professions instructor trubino@monroecti.org

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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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  • Course Description Course Description

    u .s. history ii e-mail - atomsho@monroecti.org

    united states history ii, examines the history of the united states from 1865 to 1960.  students will analyze the different experiences of america's ethically, racially and economically diverse population. the content that is covered in this course includes industrialization, the growth of business and modern america, the great depression, the world wars, and the cold war.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Welcome Welcome

    welcome carpentry

    the carpentry program is an instructional program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to lay out, fabricate, erect, install and repair structures and fixtures using hand and power tools. this program includes instruction in common systems of framing, construction materials, estimating, blueprint reading and finish carpentry techniques. the program is designed to provide students with a combination of classroom theory and hands-on building experience in residential, commercial, and industrial construction trades.

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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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  • 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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  • 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

    https://www.monroecti.org/Page/247