Upcoming Events

Area Career Center Enrollment

 Sophomores or Juniors Interested in
Attending the Area Career Center
During the 2018 - 2019 School Year
Enroll Here




CTE students have begun testing for their industry-recognized certifications.  The following tests will be administered:

*American Welding  Society (AWS)*
*Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)*
*Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician (CCENT)*
*Certified Nursing Assistant*
*Certified Production Technician (MSSC)*
*CompTia A+*
*Cosmetology License (Indiana)*
*Emergency Medical Technician*
*Home Builders Institute - Carpentry Basic*
*ProStart *




Read the latest news article featuring the 
Area Career Center  


Skills Logo
Congratulations to the Area Career Center
SkillsUSA State Competition Winners
Moving on to Nationals 

Collision & Refinishing
Early Childhood Education
1st, 2nd Places
Multimedia Broadcast Academy
Film Production


Career and Technical Education Month


The Area Career Center hosted 120 Freshman from the 4 Hammond high schools to its first Non-Traditional Careers Conference yesterday.  Students were able to spend an hour in 2 programs that are considered non-traditional for their gender based on Department of Workforce Development data.  Males had the opportunity to participate in  Culinary Arts, Health Science Careers, Dental Assisting, Cosmetology, Graphic Arts, and Early Childhood Education.   Females had the opportunity to participate in Auto Technology, Welding, Construction, Collision & Refinishing, Pre-Engineering, Criminal Justice and Computer Info Tech.  Students also heard from 3 former ACC graduates who have had success in non-traditional careers.



Health Careers' students participated by completing mock interviews

Read all about it in the
 NWI Times Article  


Placed 2nd in the State (Platinum Tier)
CyberPatriot Competition
(National Youth Cyber Education Program) 


Mission Statement

The Area Career Center prepares Career and Technical Education Students with career and college readiness skills to succeed, adapt to change and to become life-long learners in an ever changing global society.

The Area Career Center offers 16 Career and Technical Programs to junior and senior level students enrolled in the following Indiana District 2 public high schools - Calumet, Clark, Edison, Gavit, Griffith, Hammond, HAST, Highland, Lake Central, Morton, Munster, and Whiting.

How to find us

New IN Race/Ethnicity Reporting Requirement
Letter to Parents: EnglishSpanish ; Brochure: English - Spanish
Reporting Form: English - Spanish

Keeping Children Home When They Are Ill: English - Spanish
Fact Sheets: Pertussis (Whooping Cough)
 ; Meningococcal Disease: English - Spanish

It is the policy of the School City of Hammond not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin,age or handicap in its programs as required by the Indiana Civil Rights Act (I.C. 22-9.1), Title VI and VII (Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX (Educational Amendments), and Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973).
Si usted necesita información acerca del School City of Hammond (las escuelas públicas de Hammond), de alguna escuela de nuestro distrito en particular, o de algún programa en español u otro idioma, por favor, llame a nuestro departamento de educación bilingüe si necesita ayuda al (219) 933-2455.

Mr. Scott Miller Director
Scott Miller

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