• Career and Technical Education

    CTE prepares students for high demand fields that are projected to experience the most growth.

    Find out more about Career and Technical Education all throughout this site or contact us for more information.

  • Career and Technical Education prepares high school students for high skill/ high demand careers with good wages. Employers are looking for these skilled workers right now but can’t find them. Maybe they are looking for someone like you! To learn more contact your local Career and Technology Center (CTC). Click on the About Us tab to see a list of some of the CTCs in South Central Pennsylvania.

    What happens after graduation? Have you thought about it?
  • Have you thought about college? Don’t think you can afford it?

    Did you know that Career and Technical Education Programs offered at your local CTCs can help? Check out the SOAR tab to learn how to earn FREE college credits through many of the programs available at your local Career and Technology Center (CTC).

About Us

TechLink is a not-for-profit organization that seeks to advance Career and Technical Education through education, advocacy, public awareness, and building connections between secondary and post secondary institutions through such programs as SOAR. In addition, the consortium seeks to provide opportunities for administrative staff and teachers within the region to collaborate; provide in-service opportunities to maintain and continue professional development, and to coordinate data gathering in the region.

What is SOAR?

SOAR means Students Occupationally and Academically Ready. SOAR prepares students for college and careers in a diverse, high-performing workforce. A SOAR Program of Study is a State approved Career & Technical Education Program that credits skills and tasks learned in high school or a Career and Technical Center (CTC) to a college degree, diploma or certificate program.