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Act 80 Bus Schedule

Reading School District Act 80 Bus Schedule is in effect on 5/21.

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Career Camp 2018

Attention current 8th-graders! Sign up now for 5 days of free fun at RMCTC Career Camp. Choose morning or afternoon sessions June 18 through June 22. Explore 5 careers in 5 days! Make and take home fun projects. Learn to work with tools and equipment used by major construction and manufacturing companies.

Career Camp photo collage

This activity is open to current 8th-graders who will be advancing to 9th grade in the fall. Camp will be held at RMCTC. Campers will receive lunch and transportation from central locations. There is no cost for qualified students, but space is very limited, so apply now! Registration deadline is May 25, 2018.

Times
Camp 1:  8:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Camp 2:  12:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Please note: Camps 1 & 2 are exactly the same; only the times are different.

Cost
There is no cost to qualified students. This camp is funded by the Berks County Workforce Development Board and Reading Muhlenberg Career & Technology Center.

To Apply:

Complete the registration form and health/medication form and return them to:

RMCTC
Attention: Student Services Office
2615 Warren Road
Reading, PA 19604

or give the forms to your 8th-grade school counselor.

Registration Deadline: May 25, 2018

View or download the Career Camp flyer.


Program Spotlight: Health Medical Professions

See what’s been happening in HMP and discover why this great program could be your ticket to a rewarding career.

FACT: The USA will need 5.6 million more health care workers by 2020.

Students in the Health Medical Professions program develop fundamental skills and are cross-trained to work as entry level health care workers.

Throughout the program, students learn essential skills performed in nursing, respiratory therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and massage therapy. They also learn about medical office, pharmacology, and surgical technology procedures. In addition, they learn medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, and how to communicate with health professionals and patients.

Read more about what the students learn and do in the Health Medical Professions program.

Visit the HMP web page.


Rebuilding lives and neighborhoods

A new training program provides learning opportunities to individuals returning to the community from incarceration. RMCTC is partnering with Berks Connections/Pretrial Services (BCPS) and Habitat for Humanity Berks County (HFHBC) in implementing a Reentry Training Grant from the Department of Labor. The program, titled Rebuilding Reentrants and Reading (R3), offers an opportunity for individuals with a criminal history to acquire skills in the construction trades that will lead to gainful employment and will assist with the renovation of one of the City of Reading’s blighted neighborhoods.

RMCTC instructor and adult student check solder joints on copper tubing

Mr. Kevin Brumbach, RMCTC’s Supervisor of Buildings and Grounds, served as the instructor during the initial eight-week module of classroom training. Participants learned basic carpentry, plumbing, and electrical construction techniques.

Other components of the program include hands-on learning at HFHBC properties and an employment-focused cognitive curriculum delivered by BCPS staff. This innovative three-part combination of best practices is expected to improve employment outcomes for participants as well as reduce recidivism.

adult students and the "tiny house" they built

For more information about the program, visit the BCPS website at http://www.berksconnections.org.

Also, check out a recent Reading Eagle article for further insights into what the program means to the individuals participating in it.


Career Opportunities in Construction

The construction industry has posted the Help Wanted signs. Finding skilled workers to fill critical job openings continues to pose a major challenge to construction firms across the country. Watch a CBS News video that showcases the labor shortage and the opportunities available to CTC students who have their sights set on careers in the construction field.

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Healthcare careers are booming!

As the “Baby Boom” generation matures, the demand for health care climbs. Be ready to join this growing industry by choosing one of the dynamic programs in the Health Science cluster.


RMCTC has a career for you.

Construction…manufacturing…health science…personal services…and more!
Explore different career fields and find a program that fits your style and goals.


RMCTC's Technical Academy

Get a head start on college while still in high school.
High-level skills + college credits = Technical Academy awesomeness!


It is the policy of RMCTC not to discriminate on the basis of gender, disability, race, color, and national origin
in its educational and vocational programs, activities, or employment as required by Title IX, Section 504 and Title VI.
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