Sun. Jan 29th, 2023

JEFFERSON — The Ashtabula County Technical and Profession Campus College Board has a brand new president after its organizational assembly Thursday.

President Barb Klingensmith was sworn in by Treasurer Lindsey Elly.

Klingensmith represents the Ashtabula County Instructional Service Middle (ESC). She has been a member of the A-Tech Board since 2004. This additionally marks the beginning of a brand new three-year time period for Klingensmith.

Different members sworn in for a brand new three-year time period included Dr. Harlan Waid, Jr., and Michael Kennedy.

Waid, who has been on the A-Tech Board since 2006, represents the ESC. Waid was additionally named the Legislative Liaison for the board.

Kennedy, who represents Conneaut Space Metropolis Faculties, has been a member of the board since 2007.

The board additionally named Debra Barrickman to function vp. Barrickman represents Ashtabula Space Metropolis Faculties.

William Niemi, additionally representing Ashtabula Space Metropolis Faculties, will function the Pupil Achievement Liaison.

Different board members persevering with their phrases embrace Sally Fisher (Geneva Space Metropolis Faculties), and Gus Saikaly (Ashtabula County Instructional Service Middle).

Superintendent Scott Wludyga reported on the success of latest grownup applications at A-Tech. The cross charge in each the volunteer firefighter and cosmetology applications was one hundred pc.

A brand new grownup cosmetology class begins on Jan. 23, and a brand new phlebotomy class begins Jan. 30.

A State Examined Nursing Assistant class is underneath method, and 14 college students have accomplished the 30-hour welding course.

“We’re seeing extra adults make the most of studying new expertise and increasing their alternatives to earn extra,” Wludyga stated.

Monetary help is accessible for many who qualify.

A-Tech highschool functions are being accepted. A number of applications are already projected to have ready lists.

College students inquisitive about gaining a aggressive benefit in any of the 19 applications on campus can apply on-line at They might schedule a go to by calling 440-576-6015, extension 1115.

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