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5 Star Rating!
    The Ohio Department of Education recently released its 2023 Career Technical Planning District Report Cards, giving districts insight into whether or not they are meeting performance expectations.  The state assigns a rating system of overall one-to-five star scores, with one star indicating the district needs significantly more support, three stars indicating the district meets state standards and five stars indicating the district is more than exceeding those standards.
    The Report Card includes specific marks of performance, called measures, within broad categories called components.  Career technical schools receive ratings for up to six measures and four components -- Achievement, Graduation Rate, Career & Post-Secondary Readiness, and Post-Program Outcomes.
    Four County Career Center is excited to announce that the school received an overall Rating of 5 Stars which means that the Career Center significantly exceeds state standards!  “We’re very pleased that Four County Career Center has achieved an outstanding 5-star rating on the 2023 Career Technical Planning District Report Card,” said Superintendent Jeffrey Slattery, “demonstrating our commitment to career and technical education in Northwest Ohio.”
High School Tech Internship
Ohio has launched the High School Tech Internship program, a transformative initiative connecting Ohio employers with high school interns for tech-related roles. The program offers reimbursement incentives for employers and fosters strong business-education partnerships.  Four County Career Center’s I.T. Academy - Computer Networking & Cybersecurity students Caden Stover (Napoleon) & Joseph Wymer (Liberty Center) were part of this Internship opportunity at Sauder Woodworking Company in Archbold.

Constitution Day Student Registration
In preparation for the November General Election, students at FCCC participated in Constitution Day student registration.  Mary Detmer, Director; and Susann Sheaffer, Deputy Director; from the Henry County Board of Elections, spoke to the students about the voting process and their rights and responsibilities to vote.  Students who will be 18 years and older by the November election were able to register.     Registrations are then delivered to each county’s Board of Elections.  Career Center Government instructors made the arrangements for the presentation. 

2023 Patriot Day Ceremony
As a tribute to those who lost their lives and to acknowledge the 22nd Anniversary of 9-11, Four County Career Center students from the Fire & Rescue and Law Enforcement & Security Tactics classes along with instructors Tonya Fisher and Kevin Thomas, held a Remembrance Ceremony in honor of “Patriot Day.”
Law Enforcement & Security Tactics Donation
Four County Career Center Law Enforcement & Security Tactics program received a monetary donation from the City of Bryan Parks & Recreation Department for volunteering their time at the Girl Named Tom concert recently held at the Fountain City Amphitheater.  Eight students assisted the Bryan Police Department in parking and crowd detail during the concert.  The donation will be utilized to purchase training equipment for the program.  Shown during the presentation with the students are Bryan Police Chief, Greg Ruskey; instructor, Kevin Thomas; Bryan Director of Parks & Recreation, Ben Dominique; and Bryan Police Captain, Jamie Mendez.  FCCC is very appreciative for the partnership with the Bryan Police Department and the City of Bryan! 
Building Trades/Carpentry Trailer Donation
FCCC Building Trades/Carpentry program received the donation of a tool trailer from Rural 1st, a rural home lending brand of Farm Credit Mid America.  The tool trailer will be utilized by the Building Trades/Carpentry students at the building site for the new house they are constructing during the 2023-2024 school year and for many years to come.  The Career Center is very appreciative for the partnership with Rural 1st and their commitment to career and technical education.  Shown during the presentation of the trailer are Carpentry students; Career Center staff Ray Gibson, Rick Bachman and Curtis Miller; and Rural 1st and Farm Credit Mid-America team members Tyler Caldwell, Teresa May, Marcia Schaefer, and Mike Evans. 
Monday, August 21, 2023

Attention Parents\Guardians -
Since these school pictures will also be used for many associate schools‘ yearbooks, the students will be allowed to change their uniform shirts for the picture.

Pictures can be ordered on-line from LifeTouch at or fill out the order form your student was given on packet pickup day and bring it with them on picture day.

There is NO picture retake date scheduled. 

New Staff at FCCC
    Four County Career Center is welcoming five new staff members for the 2023-2024 school year.
    Jennifer Wade is the new Career Based Intervention instructor at the Career Center.  She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Integrated Social Studies and a Master’s Degree in Special Education.  Jennifer has been in education for the past twenty years.  She lives in Napoleon with her husband, Brian and she has three daughters.
    The new Test Intervention instructor position is being held by Julia Rausch.  Julia holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mathematics and Education and this is her second year in education.  She lives in Napoleon.
    Danielle Vocke is the new Intervention Specialist instructor.  She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education and a Master’s Degree in Curriculum with a Reading Endorsement.  Danielle has spent seven years in education and lives in Napoleon with her husband, Evan and their two children.
    Mackenzie Blue is the new VOSE at the Career Center.  She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Intervention Specialist Mild/Moderate and a Master’s Degree in Secondary Transition Planning.  She has been in education for seven and a half years.  Mackenzie lives in Holgate with her husband, Denton and their three children.
    The new Career & Technical Supervisor position is being held by Ray Gibson.  Ray holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Integrated Social Studies, a Master’s Degree in Education Curriculum and Instruction and a Master of Arts Degree in College Student Personnel.  He has spent eleven years in education.  Ray lives in Holgate with his wife, Toni and their five children.
Important Information
    Opening day for Four County Career Center juniors and new students is Wednesday, August 16, 2023 and Thursday, August 17, 2023 for returning seniors.   The Career Center takes the concept of career and technical education beyond the traditional concept of focused training for a single profession and expands it to include clusters of training in a career field.  The 2023-2024 school year at Four County Career Center is opening its’ doors to over 980 new and returning students.

    Students attend the Career Center classes starting at 8:45 a.m. and ending at 3:00 p.m.  All classes will be held in-person in the labs and classrooms following the state requirements for health and safety measures.  Four County Career Center follows a closed lunch period policy requiring all students to either purchase a lunch in the cafeteria or carry their own.  Lunches conform to federal governmental standards for a nutritious student lunch.

    All Four County Career Center associate districts provide bus transportation for students enrolled at the Career Center.  Students are urged to use the transportation provided by their local district.  For students who must drive cars to school, a parking area is provided at the northwest side of the school building.

    School closings and delays will be broadcast over the Archbold, Bryan, Defiance, and Napoleon radio stations as well as WTVG-13 TV, WTOL-11 TV, WNWO-24 TV, and FOX-36 TV in Toledo.

    Additional information regarding the 2023-2024 school year and reopening plan along with the Student Handbook can be found on the Career Center website at
Start of School Year
Click on the Link for the following information:
*   Frequently Asked Questions
*   2023 Road Closure Map
*   Academic Class Supply List
*   Building Map
*   Bus Dismissal Map
*   Daily Bell Schedule
*   Dental Outreach Program Information Sheet
*   Dental Outreach Consent Form
*   Drug Free Club Membership Form
*   Lifetouch Picture Day Flier
*   One-to-One and BYOD Handbook
*   Parent Portal Access Instructions
*   Program Cost Sheets for Juniors
*   Program Cost Sheets for Seniors
*   School Calendar
*   Student Parking Lot Map and Procedure
*   Weeks of Welcome 2023