MADISON TOWNSHIP -- Madison Adult Career Center had its annual graduation for students completing Career Development Programs during the 2020-2021 school year on Friday, June 11.
Madison Adult Career Center holds its annual graduation ceremony to recognize students upon successful completion of their training programs. Special recognition was given to students earning perfect attendance and outstanding attendance.
Seven graduates were nominated by their instructors for Student of the Year: Whitney Arms, Dental Assisting; Lajonta Cameron, Medical Assisting Technologies; Amy Hanna, Medical Assisting Technologies; Joseph Honaker, Industrial Electrical Maintenance; Carol Tompkins, Medical & Legal Office Management; Cameron Voyik, Welding Technology; Alex Wells, Phlebotomy/EKG. Joseph Honaker was selected as the 2020-21 Student of the Year.
Students graduated from the following Career Development Programs: Advanced Cosmetology, Cosmetology, Dental Assisting, Industrial Electrical Maintenance, Medical & Legal Office Management, Medical Assisting Technologies, Phlebotomy/EKG, Precision Machining/CNC Technology, State Tested Nurse Aide, Welding Technology, and the Adult Diploma Program. Programs range from 96 to 1800 clock hours of training.
Graduates earn or soon will earn industry-recognized certifications, such as: OPAC certification in Word and Exel; Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA); Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS); Registered Phlebotomy Technician (RPT); Registered Medical Assistant (RMA); Registered Dental Assistant (AMT); Dental Radiography certification; Ohio State Board of Cosmetology Licensure in Cosmetology and Advanced Cosmetology; State Tested Nurse Aide (STNA); American Welding Society (AWS); National Institute for MetalWorking Skills (NIMS); The National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER); and Basic Life Support (BLS) and HeartSaver First Aid certifications.
All graduates earn an ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Credential (NCRC).
Madison Adult Career Center graduated 98 adult students this school year from the above Career Development Training Programs with 12 of them also earning their adult diploma.
Students graduating from Career Development programs who successfully meet graduation requirements receive a Certificate of Completion and a Career Passport in addition to their industry credentials.
To qualify for graduation, students must:
Complete at least 90% of scheduled hours and 100% of required coursework.
Achieve a 2.0 minimum grade point average
Complete required externship, clinical, or job shadow
Complete employability/work ethic curriculum
Madison Adult Career Center’s disclosures as reported on their 2020 accreditation annual report include a completion rate of 79% with 79% of completers working in the related field of their training, and 96% of completers earning industry certification.
Madison Adult Career Center provides training to individuals who are unemployed, underemployed, dislocated workers, and employed individuals gaining new skills and/or upgrading their current skills.
Programs enable students to complete their training, earn certifications and enter the workforce quickly.
Madison Adult Career Center is…
accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
an approved provider of post-secondary career technical education by the Ohio Department of
a member of the Ohio Association of Career Technical and Adult Education (ACTE).