Career Technical Education

OHS Partners with Centerville, Fairmont

Oakwood, Centerville and Kettering High Schools participate in a Career Tech compact to provide career-technical education opportunities to students at the three schools. 

As a result of this partnership, OHS students are eligible to apply for programs offered at CHS and FHS.

Class of 2024 Introduction

students working with equipment in the Biotechnology class

On Wednesday, Jan. 5, the entire sophomore class will gather in the auditorium during 3rd period to hear a Career Education presentation by representatives of Fairmont and Centerville High Schools. 

Student Tours

Students will have the opportunity to take permission slips for visits to the high schools to tour programs in which they might be interested.

CHS Tour Jan. 11 9:15 - 10:05 a.m.
FHS Tour Jan. 28 9:05 - 9:55

Permission slips are due in the Oakwood Guidance Office by Jan. 7 for the Centerville visit and by Jan. 26 for the Fairmont visit. These are firm deadlines.  Due to transportation schedules, permission slips turned in after the due date will not be accepted.

Family Visits

A Career Expo for students and families will be held at Centerville High School for the programs offered at CHS Jan. 11 from 7-8 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center (PAC).

Fairmont will host an information session for the programs offered at FHS for students and families in the FHS cafeteria/commons area Tuesday, Feb. 1, from 6-7 p.m. 

Key Dates

Jan. 5 - assembly for ALL sophomores at OHS, 3rd period

Jan. 7 - permission slips for CHS tours due in the OHS Guidance Office

Jan. 11 - interested students visit CHS, 9:00 – 10:45 a.m.

Jan. 11 - Career Expo for students and families at CHS from 7-8 p.m., PAC

Jan. 26 - permission slips for FHS tours due in the OHS Guidance Office

Jan. 28 - interested students visit FHS, 9:00 – 9:55 a.m.

Feb. 1 - information session for students and parents at FHS from 6 - 7 p.m.

Virtual Visits

To further investigate programs you are interested in visit the schools' websites:

Kettering Fairmont Career Technology Center
Centerville High School Career Tech Education

Specific Programs

To learn more about specific programs, click on the links below.