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Adult Career Center Information
Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
JVS Adult Career Center
Lorain County JVS Adult Career Center is an innovative organization providing skills for the
workplace and life. We are strongly committed to being a leader in economic and workforce
development, assisting in meeting current and future needs. Our work is distinguished by
excellence in education, active business and industry partnerships, a safe and challenging
environment, and a continuous improvement philosophy to the development and delivery of our
Our staff has diverse education and training expertise and is passionate about their work. All of our instructors are certified by the Ohio Department of Education.
The JVS Adult Career Center offers comprehensive education and training programs to
individuals entering the job market, seeking a new career, or looking to upgrade their skills.
Our programs and services are designed to help adults obtain the confidence and skills they need to reach their career goals or just or just enjoy the experience of learning something new.
The Adult Career Center is also strongly committed to helping employers upgrade and maintain
the skills of their workforce by designing customized training programs to suite any size
I had always wanted to study Auto Technology.” The JVS was the right fit for me. It was close to home. It was affordable. I came out with a new appreciation for those in the mechanics and auto services and how important they are and what they do. It’s another step in my life. Something I have dreamed about and completed. I intend on getting all of my certifications and going on to become a master mechanic.
ACC Auto Technology Graduate
JVS went above beyond in assisting me. It made me appreciate more the school itself and what I was able to accomplish, and graduate, even though I had a disability.
Not only did the Esthetics Program teach me how to do my job, but it also taught me to be a better me as a person, makeup artist, and esthetician.
I always had an interest in machining and enrolled in the one-year Machine
Trades program at the JVS Adult Career Center with instructor Ralph Bentley,”
said Dales. “My instructor previously owned a machine shop, so I had someone who had a working knowledge in the field. “I wanted to continue my growth and came back to JVS and completed the CNC Apprenticeship program. Eric Dales is the President, and CEO of Adams Automatic, Inc.
“There are so many great opportunities for students at Lorain County JVS. For me, it was awesome being involved in one of the most elite career-tech student organizations. This allowed me to participate in competitions, compete for scholarships and meet people from across the U.S.” Julia was awarded a full tuition scholarship, which amounts in over $160,000, to the Culinary Institute of America (CIA) in New York. Julia is currently a student at the CIA.
2017 Graduate JVS Culinary Arts