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.
Stark State College is a member of the Northeast Ohio Regional Tech Prep Center for College Tech Prep, geared towards easing the transition to college for students in career-technical education. Stark State partners with Kent State University, The University of Akron and Youngstown State University.