Contact Us

Lisa McNamara
K-12 Program Administrator
lmcnamara@octorara.org
610.593.8238 Extension 3549
 
Cyndi Manning
K-12 Program Administrator Assistant
cmanning@octorara.org
 610.593.8238 Extension 3550
 
Mark Barto
Homeland Security & Protective Services Academy Instructor
mbarto@octorara.org 
 
228 Highland Road, Suite 1
Atglen, PA 19310
Fax: 610-593-6425
MAXIMIZING OPPORTUNITIES FOR SUCCESS
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CAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION
RIGHT HERE AT OCTORARA! 
Eleven on-site Career & Technical Education Programs specializing in career & technical education for students in grades 10, 11, and 12.

Octorara Area Career and Technical Education Programs (OCTEP) are committed to providing quality career and technical education opportunities for students through integrated academic and technical experiences for developing 21st century skill sets that connect life, work, and career goals necessary for graduates competing in a global economy.

  • Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping (Accounting) CIP Code: 52.0302
  • Agricultural Production Operations, General (Animal & Plant Science Technology) CIP Code: 01.0301
  • Agricultural Mechanization, General (Mechanical Systems Technology) CIP Code: 01.0201
  • Cabinetmaking and Millwork (Woodworking Technology) CIP Code: 48.0703
  • Child Care and Support Services Management (Child Care Education) CIP Code: 19.0708per
  • Cooperative Educaton CIP Code: 32.0105
  • Culinary
  • Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General (Drafting Technology) CIP Code: 15.1301
  • Graphic Design and Illustration
  • Sales, Distribution and Marketing Operations, General (Business Marketing) CIP Code: 52.1801 
  • Protective Servicees (Homeland Security & Protective Services Academy) CIP Code: 43.9999
 
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    OA-CTEP Mission Statement

     

     

    Octorara Area Career and Technical Education Programs (OCTEP) are committed to providing quality career and technical education opportunities for students through integrated academic and technical experiences for developing 21st century skill sets that connect life, work, and career goals necessary for graduates competing in a global economy.


    Attention High School Seniors and Parents
    Did you know that the Western Chester County Chamber of Commerce is offering a $1000 scholarship to an eligible high school senior?

    Eligibility Criteria

    • Be a senior student in good standing in his/her high school
    • Demonstrate proficient academic achievement (3.0 or higher cumulative GPA)
    • Demonstrate involvement in school activities and/or community service
    • Be accepted at a university, college, community college, or accredited vocational, trade, or 
    • business school
    • Provide a recommendation by an administrator, teacher, or coach or other personal reference

     Click on the link for a copy of the scholarship application:

     Western Chester County Chamber of Commerce is offering a $1000 Scholarship

     If you meet the above criteria and reside in the chamber’s service area we look forward to
    receiving your application for this scholarship.

     

    Please visit the chamber’s website for additional scholarship details. www.westernchestercounty.com
    Application deadline is April 15, 2017


    Fifth Annual OABEST will be held on June 3, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Senior High School

    For more information visit OABESTEXPO.com

      OABEST EXPO    

    Proud Sponsors of the Fifth Annual OABEST Expo

    GOLD SPONSORS 

     Chester Delaware Farm Bureau                  Citadel

    wawa                      Carly

     

    SILVER SPONSOR

     

    Dutchland                 THT                               NS North Star Orchard

     

    BRONZE SPONSORS

     Organic Unlimited, Inc.      Brandywine Hospital     Fulton Bank        

     Del Val          TS     DCCC

    https://northstarorchard.com/

     

    Conservation                                                

    Chester County Conservation District                                                         Solar   

      

    Click on the link below to see how Secretary Russell Redding of the PA Department of Agriculture enjoyed  the 4th Annual OABEST Expo:

     

    Department of Ag Flickr Site  Dept of Ag


     

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    On December 14, 2016 members from the Octorara Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) attended a Regional Leadership Conference at Oxford Area High School.  The event gave our students the opportunity to compete in objective tests and performance events against students from other schools in the area.  Congratulations to Bryce Hannoway,CTE Business Marketing student, for coming in 1st place in the Computers Applications Competition and Samantha Carlin, CTE Accounting student for coming in 1st place for the Database Design & ApplicationsCompetition.  Samantha will be going to State in April.

    FBLA  

    OA-CTEP in the News!

    Our programs prepare graduates for high-demand professions, which require high skill and provide a family-sustaining wage. Both SOAR and Tech Prep pathways provide excellent career opportunities for students pursuing a career and technical education.  See "Quick Links" for more information.

     

     

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