About Great Oaks

Great Oaks specializes in career and technical education for both high school students and adults. At four campuses, Great Oaks high school students prepare for careers and college, and adults get training and certification to begin a new career or advance in a current career.

Over 30 career programs are available for high school students living in 36 area school districts.

Adults can choose from a dozen full-time programs as well as part-time career certification classes and short-term classes for enjoyment and lifelong learning.

 

 

Happenings

Apr
02

Board Chair Committee Meeting

New time, date and location. This is a teleconferenced work session of the Board Chair Committee. A quorum will not be present.
Apr
08

Board of Directors Meeting

Regular monthly meeting of the Great Oaks Board of Directors
May
07

Board Chair Committee Meeting

Planning meeting of the committee chairs of the Great Oaks Board of Directors
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Success Stories

If at first you don't succeed...

Lee Seng and the Aspire staff

Keep trying.

Kong Lee Seng (finally) earned his high school equivalency on December 19, 2019.

He came to the United States from Cambodia when he was 20 years old. He spoke very little English.

In 2016, Lee enrolled in the Aspire program to study for the Workkeys test. He studied for a year, passed the Workkeys test and in 2017 entered the Adult Diploma Program with the goal of becoming a certified Health Unit Coordinator.  more

In the News

Great Oaks’ Crosthwaite honored for lifetime achievement by SkillsUSA Ohio

Veteran Great Oaks Career Campuses educator Russ Crosthwaite has been honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the career-technical student organization SkillsUSA Ohio.  Crosthwaite, who is currently a Teaching and…
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Great Oaks online learning opportunities to bolster your resume!

Remote learning has become a very important tool for students of all ages. From kindergarteners to adults, students are using online learning. Have you thought about learning a new skill…
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Great Oaks offers evening STNA classes

On a typical day, there are about 1,000 openings for state tested nursing assistants (STNAs) listed on the OhioMeansJobs website.  The field is so competitive that some companies offer signing…
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