Stark State College is a member of the East Central Regional Center (ECRC) for College Tech Prep geared towards easing the transition to college for students in career-technical education. Stark State College partners with Kent State University, The University of Akron and Youngstown State University.
College Tech Prep high school students:
- Learn college preparatory academics in applied, real-world contexts that make the content more meaningful and accessible to them
- Develop technological literacy, including the “new basics” of computer usage
- In 11th and 12th grade, immerse themselves in the foundation occupational skills needed to enter and succeed in an associate degree program
- Have the opportunity to earn college credit while still in high school