Keri Kromer | email@example.com
Secretary, Student Services
Renee Kuzma, firstname.lastname@example.org
Secretary, Director of Academic & Special Projects
Sheila Gehman | email@example.com
Secretary, Supervisor of Special Education
Skyward is an online student information system that makes it easy for users to track students’ grades, communicate with teachers, update health records and much more. Skyward logins and passwords are mailed to new students’ homes each August. Call 610-799-1366 for assistance with Skyward.
The Student/Parent Handbook is your guide to Lehigh Career & Technical Institute. It includes the student code of conduct, the student attendance policy, an explanation of the grading system and lots of other useful information about LCTI. View or download the 2019-2020 Student/Parent Handbook.
School counselors help students adjust to LCTI, manage interpersonal relationships, select courses, explore career paths, navigate the college application process and much more. Call 610-799-1366 to speak with a counselor or scroll down for their names, contact information and program assignments.
To report an absence, half-day students’ parents should call 610-799-1341, Academic Center students’ parents should call 610-799-1363 and Career Academy Program students’ parents should call 610-799-1491. Parents can use Skyward to report absences, as well. Remember, both LCTI and students’ sending schools must be notified.
LCTI offers five career and technical education programs suited for students with special needs. Building Trades Maintenance, Food Services, Hospitality Services, Indoor/Outdoor Maintenance and Supply Chain Management are part of our Service Occupations Cluster. Call 610-799-1340 or visit the Special Education webpage to learn more.
Safe2Say Something is a youth violence prevention program that teaches youth and adults how to recognize warning signs and signals, especially within social media, from individuals who may be a threat to themselves or others and to “say something” before it is too late. Download the app or call 1-844-Saf2Say to make a report.
The Student Assistance Program (SAP) is designed to identify students experiencing problems that thwart learning and connect them with support services. The SAP team assists students struggling with stress, bullying, substance abuse, mental health and more. View or download the SAP brochure and referral form.
LCTI partners with Communities in Schools of the Lehigh Valley, an affiliate of the nation’s leading high school dropout prevention organization, to provide support services for students experiencing academic, behavioral and/or social difficulties that undermine their success in school. Call Susan Badu at 610-799-1365 to learn more.
LCTI’s career and technical education program guide, brochures, essential skill alignment charts and other printable materials with detailed information about the school’s offerings are available here. A variety of videos highlighting LCTI’s students, alumni, parents, programs and industry partners are available here.
Representatives from LCTI routinely stop by Lehigh County schools or community events to speak with students and parents about the value of career and technical education. Schools or organizations interested in hosting a presentation about LCTI’s programs should call Marci Stappung at 610-799-1324.
LCTI hosts group tours for eighth and ninth graders interested in attending the school. Tours are organized through students’ middle or high schools. LCTI also offers individual tours during school hours for prospective students, who may be joined by a parent or guardian. Call Martha Figueroa at 610-799-1367 to schedule one.
LCTI’s annual Open House for prospective students is scheduled 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019. It’s the perfect time to explore LCTI and learn more about Lehigh County’s career and technical education programs for high school students. Call Precious Petty at 610-799-1450 for more information about Open House.
The application process is easy as 1, 2, 3! First, ask your school counselor for an application. Next, check out LCTI’s programs, select six that interest you and rank them. Finally, complete the application and give it to your counselor for submission. Remember, early applicants are more likely to get their top-ranked programs.
LCTI offers three scheduling options for students: Half day, full day and flex. Half-day and flex students split the day between LCTI and their sending high schools. Full-day students spend their whole day at LCTI and take academic courses in the school’s Academic Center. Call 610-799-1366 or visit our FAQs webpage to learn more.
Prospective students identify and rank six career and technical education programs that interest them. During their first semester at LCTI, students spend about six weeks exploring three of the programs from their list. Ultimately, they select one to stick with going forward. Call 610-799-1366 or visit our FAQs webpage to learn more.
LCTI students are eligible to apply for college scholarships varying in value from hundreds to thousands of dollars. Offered by a variety of businesses and organizations, the scholarships are awarded based on merit, need, recipients’ intended career field and other criteria. Visit our Scholarships webpage to learn more.
Here are some tips and reminders to get you started in 2019-2020.
Cabinetmaking & Millwork
Emerging Health Professionals
Exercise Science &
SOC Food Services
All new enrollments
Computer & Networking Technology
Computer Information Technology
Emerging Digital Media
& Social Communications
Painting & Decorating
Auto Body/Collision Repair Technology
Diesel/Medium & Heavy Truck Technology
Heating/Air Conditioning & Refrigeration
Plumbing & Heating
Small Engines/Recreational Vehicle Repair
SOC Building Trades
CAP Applied Horticulture
CAP Auto Specialization Technology
CAP Building Trades Maintenance
CAP Electrical Technology
CAP Graphic Design
CAP Health Occupations/Health Related Technology
CAP Office Systems Technology
Precision Machine Tool Technology
Pre-Engineering & Engineering Technology
Computer-Aided Drafting & Design
Early Care & Education of Young Children
Heavy Equipment Operations & Preventive Maintenance
Marketing and Business Education
SOC Indoor/Outdoor Maintenance
SOC Supply Chain Management & Logistics Technology
Supply Chain Management & Logistics Technology
Grace Loeffler, Director of Academic & Special Projects
610-799-1358 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Renee Kuzma, Secretary, Director of Academic & Special Projects
610-799-1358 | email@example.com
Joshua Herzog, Data Manager
610-799-1368 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Martha Figueroa, Bilingual Support Coordinator
610-799-1367 | email@example.com
Marci Stappung, School & Community Outreach Coordinator
610-799-1324 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Susan Badu, Communities In Schools Coordinator
610-799-1365 | email@example.com
Keri Kromer, Student Services Secretary
610-799-1366 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Kristin Jachowicz, Supervisor of Special Education
610-799-1340 | email@example.com
Sheila Gehman, Secretary, Supervisor of Special Education
610-799-1340 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Cassandra Frantz, Special Education Facilitator
610-799-1317 | email@example.com
Josh Friebolin, Special Education Facilitator
610-799-1382 | firstname.lastname@example.org
James Kochie, Special Education Facilitator
610-799-1386 | email@example.com
Kristin Lobach, Special Education Facilitator
610-799-2710 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Joseph Nester, Special Education Facilitator
610-799-2711 | email@example.com
Lehigh Career & Technical Institute has a policy not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs or activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.
Inquiries may be directed to LCTI’s Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator for students at 4500 Education Park Drive, Schnecksville PA, 18078 or 610-799-1357 or LCTI’s Compliance Officer for personnel at 610-799-1385.