Delaware County Technical High Schools
VISITS ARE AVAILABLE: Students interested in applying to the technical schools should see Ms. Smith in the counseling office to sign up for a visit. Spaces are limited.
Separate visits are also available for parents.
Career and Technical EducationStrath Haven students have the opportunity to spend half of each school day studying a particular area of interest at the Delaware County Technical High Schools (DCTS). There are multiple programs in five areas of study:
You can view the virtual open house sessions for each area of study at any time.Students can begin attending DCTS in 10th grade, with opportunities to earn industry certifications and college credits. There are also opportunities for co-op experiences where students apply the skills that they have gained in a professional setting.
- Health and Biosciences
- Engineering and Computer Science
- Logistics, Distribution and Transportation
- Hospitality, Tourism and Human Services
- Construction Technology
Please contact Ms. Smith, Wallingford-Swarthmore's DCTS liaison, in the counseling office for information on visiting campus and applying for admission.
Medical Careers Program
The Medical Careers program allows seniors to earn honors credit while spending one block each day learning and observing in a local hospital. While visitation days are not available for this program, the nurse instructor and current SHHS participants offer an information session at the high school each spring. For additional information or the supplemental application, please contact Ms. Smith, the district's DCTS liaison, in the counseling office. You can view a presentation on the program here: https://youtu.be/jolH5Q-f8tA
Interested students may also want to research summer volunteer opportunities in local hospitals. See the summer opportunities page for more information.
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