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A Message From The Director
Madison Adult Career Center is proud to be one of the leading adult skills-training centers in our area. We have been serving adult learners for over 30 years and currently serve approximately 1,500 adults annually through our various training programs and services. We provide high-quality technical training, continuing education and support programs that give you the skills to match your career goals and our local employment needs. I encourage you to take advantage of Madison’s modern lab facilities and the expertise provided by our highly qualified instructors. Our instructors come from various industries and bring a wealth of experience in their respective fields to our students.

Our industry current lab facilities and highly qualified instructors enable us to provide high-quality, hands-on, interactive instruction to ensure student learning. The goal of Madison Adult Career Center is to provide adults with new skills that will assist them in gaining successful employment. We offer career development programs (training that leads to an industry credential and/or certification), career enhancement courses (short-term courses geared toward upgrading skills) and special-interest courses for personal enjoyment.
Sonja Pluck
Director

Madison Adult Career Center is also a member of Workforce Partnerships of North Central Ohio, which includes Pioneer Career and Technology Center and North Central State College. A well-trained workforce means a more productive workforce. At Workforce Partnerships of North Central Ohio, we can help your employees reach higher and work smarter. Whether your employees need to update their current skills or acquire a whole new skill set, we can develop the training necessary to meet their needs.

Madison Adult Career Center is a self-supporting entity of the Madison Local School district; therefore, tuition and fees are established to cover operating expenses. Textbooks and supplies are included in the total cost unless otherwise noted. Madison Adult Career Center is committed to the training and service we provide. We always look forward to meeting your training needs!
Sonja Pluck


Mission Statement: Vision Statement:
“Raise Expectations,
Increase Achievement
Prepare for Tomorrow
Make it Happen!”
“We will be the local leader in adult education by providing quality training and support services to enhance student success and by building strong partnerships with area employers, agencies, and other educational providers.”


Belief Statement:
Educational Objectives:
We believe that...

  • all individuals have a responsibility to be lifelong learners.

  • every student deserves equal access to learning opportunities.

  • students learn best in a positive, engaging environment where they feel safe.

  • family is the primary influence and inspiration in the development of an individual.

  • school-family-community partnerships build trust, pride and success.

  • every individual can be a productive, contributing citizen.

  • diversity and mutual respect enhance both the individual and society.

  • all individuals are personally accountable to themselves and society for their actions.

  • high expectations lead to high achievement.

  • excellence must be recognized, valued and celebrated.

  • To ensure that all students regardless of gender, race, religion, disabilities, sexual orientation, language, culture, or economic status are given equal opportunity in all career and technical programs.

  • To provide an environment for all staff members and employees that promotes development of effective programs.

  • Cooperate in developing and implementing curriculum changes that reflect current industry standards.

  • To recruit and sustain a responsible, committed, and cooperative teaching staff who are interested in providing quality education to each one of their students and who will continue to improve themselves professionally.

  • To provide students with a positive atmosphere for learning, including a physical environment that is maintained with appropriate equipment and materials.

  • To maintain ongoing support services to enhance academic success (personal/career counseling, financial aid assistance, placement assistance, and program integrated professionalism), as well as other services necessary for the individual's immediate needs and developmental growth.

  • To provide instruction and supervised work-based learning to enable students to develop in their chosen occupational fields.

  • To foster a sound work ethic by requiring students to be punctual, to attend school regularly, and to assume individual responsibility for gaining skill and proficiency in their trade.

  • To gain community support, by involving local citizens, government & agency officials, and employers on program advisory boards, open houses, and graduation ceremony.



  • Contact Director:
    Sonja Pluck


    600 Esley Lane

    Mansfield, OH 44905
    419-589-6363


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