ENROLLMENT INFORMATION: Students may enroll in a one, two, or three year technical program and must have completed the ninth grade in his/her member high school. Students must have the approval of their sending school district before entering A.W. Beattie Career Center.
Students attend A.W. Beattie Career Center for one half of the school day, in either the morning or afternoon session, and complete the other half of the day at their sending district, where they will complete their academic courses. The morning session begins at 7:45 a.m. and ends at 10:15 a.m. The afternoon session begins at 12:00 p.m. and ends at 2:30 p.m.
RESIDENT REQUIREMENTS:To be eligible to attend A.W. Beattie Career Center, a student must reside in a member school district with his/her parent/guardian. All nonresident students are required to pay tuition as established by the A.W. Beattie Career Center Joint Operating Committee.
ADULT CAREER TRAINING: Through the ACT program, area adults residing in any of the 9 sending districts, may enroll in A.W Beattie Career Center to continue training or begin training to enhance their career opportunities. Contact our Guidance Counselor, Kim Zylinski, for tuition, registration and availabilty information at 412-847-1912.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: If you have a question or concern about A.W. Beattie Career Center or any of our programs that is not rectified by this page, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SCHOOL CLOSINGS AND DELAYS
SCHOOL CLOSINGS AND DELAYS: A.W. Beattie Career Center will report necessary closings and delays to all major local television stations including: KDKA, WTAE and WPXI and the Career Center Website. If A.W. Beattie Career Center is closed and the sending district is not, students are expected to report to their sending district.
A.W. Beattie Career Center is proud to offer programs to students in grades 10 - 12 who reside in the following school districts:
Particpating Districts & A.W. Beattie Career Center contacts:
SERVICES: The Learning Center provides various support services to any student who attends A.W. Beattie Career Center. These services are designed to facilitate the needs of those students who may require additional support to enable them to reach their maximum potential. Beattie's on-site Learning Facilitators work with students who have a variety of learning styles and needs. Students are provided with:
PROGRAM INFORMATION/REQUIREMENTS: Non-traditional students are defined as either a female student interested in pursuing a career in a field that is generally male-dominated, or a male student interested in pursuing a career in a field that is generally female-dominated.
As a Career & Technical Education institution, A.W. Beattie Career Center offers all of its students a variety of unique educational opportunities. One such opportunity is the “Non-Traditional” Students program. Through this program, students who are considered "Non-Traditional" are offered career and classroom support and free tools and equipment in the following programs:
Free tools and equipment are available for female students interested in pursuing the following courses:
Free tools and equipment are available for male students interested in pursuing the following courses:
For additional information on the Non-Traditional student program and the assistance and support offered, contact Sandy Niggel, Assistant Director at 412-847-1909.
STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS: A.W. Beattie Career Center has a number of student organizations available to enrich the student experience. These include but are not limited to: FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America), SkillsUSA, FIRST Robotics, NTHS (National Technical Honor Society), and BAMP (Builders Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh).
Many of these organizations have fees that need to be paid in order to become a member. However, fundraising opportunities are available for students who wish to participate to pay off their dues. Please contact your program instructor for more information on the student organizations that best fit your needs and program.
Tobacco Free Zone:
A.W. Beattie Career Center campus has been designated as a Tobacco Free Zone by action of the Joint Operating Committee (JOC).
By the authority of the A.W. Beattie Career Center Joint Operating Committee (JOC), the walking of all pets on the school property is prohibited.