Lawrence County Career & Technical Center

750 Phelps Way, New Castle, PA 16101


Mission Statement

The mission of the Lawrence County Career and Technical Center is to guarantee that each student achieves educational and personal excellence by being meaningfully engaged in an  academic, career, and technical education.

Vision Statement

The Lawrence County Career and Technical Center is a community where students demonstrate knowledge, skills and values required for success in their post-secondary lives whether they choose to further their education, enter a union, join the workforce, or serve our country.

The Lawrence County Career and Technology Center (LCCTC) is located at 750 Phelps Way, New Castle, Pennsylvania. The LCCTC is a technical educational institution founded in 1969 to meet the needs of the community and eight secondary sending schools in Lawrence County. The county’s population, according to the 2013 census statistics, is over 89,333 people.

The mission of LCCTC is to provide quality career-technical education programs and services that prepare youth and adults for success in the workplace, post-secondary, and community, now and in the future. Approximately 400 secondary students are served annually in thirteen various technology programs. The Joint Operating Committee, consisting of two members from each of the 8 sending schools, is the governing body of the Center.

Lawrence County Career and Technology Center also has the availability of quality, well-trained, certified instructors in all areas from mathematics to masonry to OSHA instruction, many who teach adult courses as well. Procedures are in place to provide course development, advertising, learning support, record keeping/attendance reports, program evaluation, and the awarding of certificates of completion.

The facility has classrooms that allow for hands-on training, as well as teacher-led classroom instruction with traditional chalkboards. Media and technical support equipment, such as white boards and projectors for PowerPoint presentations, are widely used. A fully-equipped lab is accessible for computer training. Rooms are available for use by outside agencies, organizations and other training providers as well.

The following daytime curricula, approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, are available for secondary and adult students: Automotive Technology, Collision Repair, Commercial Art, Computer Office & Technology, Construction Trades, Cosmetology, Electrical Occupations, Health Assistant, Machine Tool Technology, Masonry, Oil & Gas, Restaurant Trades, Veterinary Assistant, and Welding.