A.W. Beattie Career Center - 2021-2022 Welcome

Last Updated: 12/4/2020 1:55 PM

Dear students and families.

The first day of school will be during the week of August 23rd. Additional information will be forthcoming upon approval by the JOC Committee.

The faculty, staff, and administration of the A.W. Beattie Career Center is looking forward to an exciting and rewarding 2021-2022 school year for our student body. A.W. Beattie Career Center provides opportunities for you  to earn advanced college credits and industry-recognized certifications that will enhance your college and career potential while enrolled in high school. 

Students enrolled through Avonworth, Deer Lakes, Fox Chapel Area, Hampton Township, North Allegheny, North Hills, Northgate, Pine-Richland and Shaler Area learn to work in teams, develop concepts and problem solve using authentic applications that meet industry standards while attending A. W. Beattie Career Center. 

Students have the opportunity to excel beyond the classroom through externships and observations with local employers and volunteering within non-profit organizations.  Students will gain valuable industry recognized experience through a variety of options to expand their horizons. 

A.W. Beattie Career Center is consistently rated by the PA Department of Education as one of the top performing Career Centers for high school students who are enrolled in post-secondary education, employed in their field of study or engaged in military services one year after graduation. A. W. Beattie students also exceed the state average in industry certifications earned in their chosen career while in high school. 

It is with great pride that A. W. Beattie Career Center and its member school districts acknowledge the dedicated efforts of our college and career ready students as they prepare for a successful future. 

We hope that the 2021-2022 school year will be meaningful and beneficial to each of you and that all of our students reach their fullest potential across the world. Please join us for this exciting opportunity!

Have a great school year!

Eric C. Heasley
Executive Director
Dr. Jason Watkins
Assistant Director/Principal
Thea Holzworth
Assistant Principal