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Mr Joe Hayes is currently visiting all consortium schools to present to 10th graders the options in career technical education available to them as high school juniors and seniors.
DECEMBER 6 - 2018
ALL programs will be at MAYFIELD HIGH SCHOOL
6116 Wilson Mills Road - Mayfield Vlg 44143 
Visit specific program presentations and meet instructors 
DAY: Field trip for students from consortium schools - please see your home school counselor for details
NIGHT: 7:00-8:30PM - Parents, guardians and students are welcome; Overview begins at 7:00pm in the Mayfield high school auditorium followed by time to visit programs
APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2019-2020 school year will OPEN ON 6 DECEMBER 2018. 
Most programs not housed at Mayfield high school will hold an Open House/Site Visit at their program location on Tuesday December 11, 2018. Click on 'READ MORE' below for detail information on Site Visit dates, times and locations.
For more information - call Excel TECC office at 440-995-6750
Browse our website to learn about Excel TECC: programs. events, college credits, and more ; 
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A sunny day in mid-October was just right for riding the school bus tour of Excel TECC programs. Almost 50 people, including school board members, principals, teachers, and counselors, began the tour at the Mayfield Innovation Center on the campus of Mayfield high school. From there the bus drove to Alpha Park in Highland Heights, Willoughby, Gates Mills, Beachwood high school, Orange high school, Brush high school and back to Mayfield. Lunch was served to guests at the Beachwood Bistro restaurant operated by Culinary Arts students. If you missed the tour, contact us anytime for information about Excel TECC and browse our website to see the career technical opportunities available to high school students.


The Cosmetology program previously housed at Mayfield high school has moved to 215 Alpha Park [Drive #17]. A ribbon-cutting Grand Opening was held on 29 October 2018. Senators Kenny Yuko and Matt Dolan, Superintendent Dr Keith Kelly, Mayfield school board members Sue Groszek, George Hughes, Jimmy Teresi, and Ron Fornaro, and Excel TECC Director, Nate Bishko did the honors with scissors-in-hand to cut the ribbons.
The Cosmetology salon is open for business to the public - click here for a menu of their services.


The 2018 Family Fall Fest sponsored by Mayfield City Schools and the Mayfield Business Alliance was held the first Saturday in October. Sunny skies and warm temperatures helped make the day enjoyable for games, food, craft show and costume contest. Thank you to costume contest judges Sue Groszek, George Hughes and .


On Friday 21 September, CADD Engineering Technology hosted an Ohio ACTE SUCCESS SERIES program. Attendees heard instructor Craig Schmidt's presentation on 'Collaborating with your Community.'

Mayfield Excel TECC Programs Picture Day

Mayfield Excel TECC programs - Mayfield Cosmetology, CADD, Medical Technologies, Construction Trades, Interactive Media, Information Technology & Programming, Environmental Education, Fire/EMS Training Academy - will have PICTURE DAY on Monday September 17 - 2018. If you would like to order pictures, CLICK HERE.

Excel TECC Shines at SkillsUSA National Competition

During the week of June 25-29, 2018; four Excel TECC students represented the Buckeye State at the 2018 SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Championships in Louisville Kentucky.State champions from all around the country and US territories numbering more than 6,200 students competed in 103 separate events.Congratulations to the following Excel TECC winners:
*Isabel Nekic [South] / ITP program - National Finalist Honors in the Prepared Speech Contest...7th out of more than 50 secondary competitors;
*Madison Basak [Mayfield] / Fire/EMS program - National Silver Medal in Professional Job Interview...2nd out of 50 competitors;
*Blase Lombardo [South] and Chris Seitz [Mayfield] / ITP program - National Finalist Honors in Web Design...5th place finish in field of 44 teams.

Excel TECC Senior Send-Off SENIOR AWARDS

On May 10, 2018 the Excel TECC Class of 2018  celebrated the completion of their career technical programs. The celebration was a breakfast at Landerhaven in Mayfield Heights. 
Congratulations to the 500+ seniors who earned over $12.3 million in scholarship awards to colleges/universities. Best wishes to all graduates!! 


CONGRATULATIONS to the recent State Winners of the SkillsUSA competition!
Excel TECC had a total of 42 students from CADD, Construction Trades, Fire/EMS Training Academy, Information Technology & Programming [ITP], Medical Technologies and Cosmetology/WE compete in the 66th Anual SkillsUSA Ohio Championships.
Winners include:
BRONZE Medalists:
*CADD Engineering: Alexandra McCullough, Zach Bergeron and Willem Mascha for Industrial & Engineering Showcase
SILVER Medalists:
*Medical Technologies: Brittany White for Basic Health Care Skills
*ITP: Dylan Cummings, Randy Garcia and Harrison Drechsler for Business & Management Showcase
*ITP: Brandon Huff for Technical Computer Applications
*ITP: Max Brinton and Mitchell McLaughlin for Web Design
*Cosmetology/WE: Nicole Petrovic for T-Shirt Design
GOLD Medalists and Qualifiers for SkillsUSA National Championships in June:
*Fire/EMS: Madison Basak for Job Interview
*ITP: Izzy Nekic for Prepared Speech
*ITP: Blaise Lombardo and Chris Seitz for Web Design
*ITP: Kyle Straka for Technical Computer Applications
*Cosmetology/WE: Bridget Piascik for Customer Service 
GOOD LUCK to all!!
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Congratulations to the 73 students who were inducted into the National Technical Honor Scociety [NTHS] on Tuesday Aprl 17 in a ceremony at Mayfield high school. The inductees represented all ten consortium districts and all eleven consortium high schools. To qualify for membership in NTHS students must have a 3.5 overall GPA and an 'A' average in their career technical program. Students complete an application packet which includes an essay on the attributes of an honor student: Skill, Honesty, Service, Responsibility, Scholarship, Citizenship and Leadership. The ceremony was followed by a reception.
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Excel TECC senior students who plan on attending Cuyahoga Community College in Fall 2018 or Spring 2019 are invited to apply for a Tech Prep Scholarship being offered by the college.
Scholarships are a one-time award, up to $2,500. 
Due date for application submission is April 20, 2018. 
Selection process will begin as early as April 2018 when funds will be awarded until exhausted.


On MONDAY APRIL 30 - 2018 students and guests gathered in the Construction Trades lab to view the students' work from this year;
CADD Engineering presented a powerpoint of the planning process. The Open House was a collaboration of students in Construction Trades, CADD Engineering, Enviromental Education and Interactive Media;
Koltcz Block * Steve Jerome Plumbing * Best Buy Painting * W.F. Hann & Sons * Bricklayers Union Local 5 * N.E.O. Carpenters Training Center * The Home Depot * Biago's Deli *  Guido's Pizza Haven * Cork & Bottle * Tri-County Electric * Century Contractors * Kumar Home Improvement * Angie Electric * Cleveland Electric Local 38
 construction open house CADD presentation
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ENVIRONMENTAL ED Students Advance to Finals!

Students from the Landscape Construction and Design program recently traveled to Columbus for the FFA State Preliminary Competition. They identified 200 trees, shrubs, perenniels, weeds, insects and diseases. They also had a practicum on landscape design and irrigation trouble shooting. Congratulations to the students who placed and will advance to finals at Knox County Career Center:
*Brandon Best [West Geauga]
*Spencer Karkoska [West Geauga]
*Zach Kudrogg [Beachwood]
*Ray Occionero [North]
Also competing were:
*Matt Hill [North]
*David Sallach [Chagrin Falls]
*Josh Starcher [South] 

BUSINESS ACADEMY Students in the News!

malika with teacher  josette with tory  
[L] Malika with teacher, Mrs. Simon
[R] Josette with Teen Enterprise founder, Mr Coats 
Two students in Lisa Simon's Business Academy class were featured on Channel 19 News. Malika Glover and Josette Stewart are involved in a program called TEEN ENTERPRISE, which was started by Clevelander Tory Coats to encourage teenagers to learn about running their own small business. Malika's enterprise is focused on custom T-shirt designs and Josette is founder of JBandz, custom headbands.


The SkillsUSA North-Central Regional contests were held recently at Tri-C West in Parma.skills logo
CONGRATULATIONS to the following Regional Championship winners:
BRONZE Medalists:
*Joe Kalinic [Mayfield]/Construction Trades - Carpentry
*Madison Basak [Mayfield]/Fire-EMS Academy - Job Interview
*Cameron Kim [Mayfield]/Information Technology & Programming - Related Technical Mathematics
SILVER Medalist:
*Michael Graziano [Mayfield]/Information Technology & Programming - Information Technology Services
GOLD Medalists:
*Brittany White [Mayfield]/Medical Technologies - Basic Health Care Skills
*Chase Augustine [Mayfield]/Information Technology & Programming - Information Technology Services
*Isabel Nekic [South]/Information Technology & Programming - Prepared Speech
--All Regional Medalists have qualified to move on to compete in the SkillsUSA Ohio Championships in April.
Regional Finalists included Collin Funk and Justus Janzen of Construction Trades; Gianna Corrao of Fire/EMS Academy; Taylor Vorisek and Chase Brown of Information Technology & Programming; and Ashleigh Mitchell of Medical Technologies.
2018 Excel TECC SkillsUSA Regional Championship Team
 [L-R backrow] Isabel Nekic, Giani Corrao, Taylor Vorisek, Chase Brown, Cameron Kim, Chase Augustine, Justus Janzen;
[L-R frontrow] Madison Basak, Brittany White, Ashleigh Mitchell, Michael Graziano;
Not pictured: Joe Kalinic and Collin Funk 


culinary winnersCONGRATULATIONS to three Culinary Arts students who earned medals at the recent FCCLA Regional contest held at Stark State College.
Pictured are [L-R]:
*Melvyn Abrams [Brush] - Silver medal in Garde Manger 
*Rayanne Bassin [North] - Gold medal in Creative Cake 
*Maddy Wene [Mayfield] -  Gold medal in Pastry Tray


mr zivny with joe & collinCONGRATULATIONS to juniors Joe Kalinic and Collin Funk in the Construction Trades program who competed in the the Skills USA Regional Carpentry Competition recently - against all other senior student competitors! Joe earned a Bronze medal and is headed to the State Finals. Collin finished in 5th place.
Pictured are Joe and Collin with their instructor, Mr Rick Zivny. 
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Excel TECC APPLICATIONS - 2018-2019

Students who have received acceptances to Excel TECC programs for 2018-19 need to return their Confirmation Contracts and registrations forms by Thursday February 22, 2018.
Students who are on waiting lists will be notified by US mail if there is an opening.

Browse our website to explore career technical offerings; Questions: contact 440-995-6750


ITP Progressive Capstone winnersCongratulations to Ron Suchy, Instructor, and five of the students in his Information Technology and Programming program who were awarded placement in the competitive Progressive Capstone experience for students in NE Ohio. Rancy Garcia [Solon], Marko Varga [North], Chase Augustine [Mayfield], Richard Sent [Mayfield] and Matt Buck [South] earned the honor.
The internship lasts about three weeks and provides students with a first-hand look at Progressive's IT operation as they rotate through nine IT groups. Students can work supervised under the employees in such areas as telecom, help desk tickets, particpating in meetings, and assisting with IT projects within the department. At the end of the Capstone time, the students give a presentation of what they have learned.

CADD Team Earns Place in Great Modern Frank Lloyd Wright Spec Home Contest

CADD TeamCongratulations to the CADD senior student team of Alexandra McCullough, Zachary Bergeron and Willem Mascha who earned 7th place in “The Great Modern Frank Lloyd Wright Spec Home Contest” Saturday at Cuyahoga Valley Career Center.  The 20+ entries were challenged with designing a modern, energy efficient home inspired by the Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright, and the 150th anniversary of his birth.  Our CADD team’s home featured insulated concrete form wall construction, ductless HVAC units, a tankless water heater and other environmentally-conscious products.The CADD team, all North High School students, will be recognized on stage at The Great Home and Garden Show Saturday February 3 at 10:30 AM

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