Accreditations & Licensures
Pioneer Career and Technology Center is approved and operated in cooperation with the Office of Career-Technical and Adult Education of the Ohio Department of Education under Sections 3311.16 through 3311.21 and the Ohio Board of Regents inclusive of the Ohio Revised Code. Each teaching staff member is certified through the State Department of Education.
The State Tested Nurse Aide (STNA) program is approved by the Ohio Department of Health.
STNA & Welding Technology are approved by the State Approving Agency for Veterans Training. Return to Top
Costs for courses and other services include tuition, books, equipment, tools, supplies, and lab fees. Exceptions are noted in the course descriptions.^ Return to Top
Payment is due upon registration for enrollment. Financial Aid programs are available to qualifying students who enroll in full-time training. Refer to the Financial Aid page for participating programs. A $50 payment is due at registration for students approved for Financial Aid, except Veterans' Education Benefits (request requirements). Cash, check, qualified vouchers, Master Card and VISA are accepted for payment.^ Return to Top
Students should have necessary protective clothing and safety glasses and must adhere to all school and shop regulations. You may purchase protective materials from the school. Return to Top
Students who successfully complete career training courses receive Certificates of Completion. Students who successfully complete Career Development Programs receive certificates of Completion and Career Passports. Refer to Adult Student Handbook for requirements.^ Return to Top
Errors & Omissions
All information was considered accurate and complete at the time of posting. Neither Pioneer nor its employees are liable for errors or omissions but will attempt to resolve discrepancies promptly. Concerns may be directed to the Adult Education office.^ Return to Top
Students are expected to adhere to all regulations set forth by the Pioneer Board of Education. Any disruption to the educational process may be cause for dismissal. Consult the Student Handbook for details.^ Return to Top
Satisfactory Standards of Progress Requirements
Satisfactory progress is measured by two standards: 1) academic progress and technical/skill performance; and
2) attendance. Students must meet minimum standards of at least 70% academic average and 90% attendance average. Students who do not maintain these averages are subject to warning, probation, loss of financial aid, and/or dismissal from the program.^ Return to Top
Pioneer Adult Education reserves the right to cancel a program due to low enrollment. Students enrolled in the program will receive a full refund.
If a student chooses to withdraw, he/she should verbally inform the Adult Education Office. The withdrawal date will be the last day of attendance.
Students may be withdrawn from enrollment for not meeting satisfactory progress standards. The withdrawal date will be the last date of attendance. Notice of withdrawal for this reason will be in writing from the Site Coordinator.
If withdrawal takes place after completing a Registration Form and making an initial payment but prior to touring the facility and inspecting the equipment a full refund will be issued..
If withdrawal takes place within three business days after the orientation procedures including a tour of the school and inspection of the equipment but prior to the first day of class, a full refund will be issued minus a $50 registration fee and a $30 WorkKeys Assessment cost if applicable..
If a student withdraws on the first day of class, a full refund will be issued minus a $50 registration fee and a $30 WorkKeys Assessment fee if applicable. Equipment/supplies and book costs will be assessed if not returned by the student. The refund will be issued within 45 days of the class start date.
If withdrawal takes place on the second day of class up to the 59% point of the program length, the balance will be prorated for material and time spent using the Withdrawal Refund Policies Cost Prorate Calculation Form. If withdrawal takes place on or after the 60% point of the program length, the entire balance is due upon withdrawal.
If a student is receiving a Pell Grant and withdraws or is dismissed from a program before the 60% point in a payment period, federal law requires that Pioneer, and in some cases, the student, return funds not earned to the U.S. Department of Education. In this situation, Federal Title IV financial aid (the Pell Grant) must be recalculated using the Federal Return of Title IV Funds Formula and any grant monies not earned returned to the U.S. Department of Education.
If a student is receiving a Pell Grant and withdraws or is dismissed from a program on or after the 60% point of the payment period, he/she will be eligible for all Pell funds disbursed or that could have been disbursed in the payment period.
If a student withdraws prior to the Pell Grant being posted to his/her account, the Pell Grant dollar amount the student is eligible for (based on the Federal Return of Title IV Funds Formula) will be requested and applied to any unpaid balance. If the Pell Grant amount is more than the unpaid balance, the remaining dollars will be refunded to the student.
Upon student withdrawal and after a student's Pell Grant funds earned have been calculated, the balance owed will be calculated using the Program Cost Prorate Calculation Form.
The school shall make the appropriate refund within forth five (45) days of the last date of attendance if written notification of withdrawal has been provided to the institution by the student or from the date the institution terminates the student or determines withdrawal by the student.
Refund policy for agencies providing funding for students will be based on guidelines established by the funding agency.
Withdrawal & Refund Policies For Short-term Classes
If a student enrolls in a Short-Term Computer, Career Enhancement, or Enrichment class and withdraws before the class start date a full refund will be issued within forth five (45) days of the class start date.
If a student enrolls in a Short-Term Computer, Career Enhancement, or Enrichment class and withdraws after attending the first day of class no refund will be issued.