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State Tested Nurse Aide Program
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Adult Career Center students in the esthetician program

Lorain County JVS Adult Career Center

Lorain County JVS Adult Career Center

COVID-19 Message from the Director 

Dear JVS Adult Career Center Students, 

During this unprecedented time, in-person instruction is postponed and online instruction will be utilized.  You should have been contacted by now from your program instructor with direction and guidance in regards to your specific program and online instruction if applicable.  Online instruction will be provided through the Canvas platform. Instructors will be posting content, assignments, and interacting regularly with students through Canvas. Video that walks you through the set up of Canvas. For any information technology questions, please utlize the student technology help desk.  If you have NOT heard from your instructor and/or have any questions, please don’t hesitate to send me an email: [email protected].

I want to acknowledge and thank everyone for their patience as we work through the hurdles during this difficult and defining time.  I sincerely hope that you and your loved ones are doing well.  We will do our best to communicate any updates and changes as they happen.  Please note: many of the JVS employees are working remote, so the best way to contact personnel during this time is via emails. Click here for the staff directory.  Great information/resources about COVID-19 can be found at the Ohio Department of Health website. Great information/resources about unemployment which provides online and phone support is from OMJ Lorain County, also I wanted to include a video that explains how to apply for unemployment benefits in Ohio. 

Dear JVS Adult Career Center Staff/Instructors, 

Pertinent information will be communicated via email to all LCJVS Adult Career Center staff/instructors, so please regularly check your JVS email.  Thank you once again for your patience and understanding.

Sincerely, Kristian Smith 


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 services.  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 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 business.

We offer Career Development Courses, Continuing Education Courses, and Personal Enrichment Courses.  


"Discover Your Career" Postponed Until Further Notice

Our Program Catalog

Upcoming Career Development Programs


Temporary Office Hours due to COVID-19

Office is temporarily closed, however we are monitoring email and will have remote access to phones.

Office: (440) 774-1051 - ext. 22254  

Fax:     (440) 776-2070  

The Lorain County Joint Vocational School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs and activities, and provides equal access to the Boys Scouts and other designated youth groups. © 2020. The Lorain County Joint Vocational School District. All Rights Reserved.