• Welcome Week 2021

    Welcome Week 2021

    August 9 & 11 -Noon - 6pm August 10 - 9am - 3pm
    Pick up your Schedule & Chromebook, Take Photo for your Pioneer ID,
    Pay Your Fees & Buy a Parking Permit
    Incoming Jrs - Hearing & Vision Screenings -Bring your Glasses

  • Final Forms

    Final Forms

    Fill out FORMS ONLINE NOW for the 2021-2022 school year!
    Forms may be updated anytime throughout the year.

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  • Choose Pioneer!

    Choose Pioneer!

    Want to be Career Ready after high school?
    Will you be College Bound after high school?
    Either way Pioneer has something for you!
    With over 35 career-tech labs Pioneer offers something for everyone.

    Explore High School at Pioneer


    Now enrolling the Class of 2023!

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  • Tour Pioneer

    Tour Pioneer

    Take a 360° Tour of Pioneer!

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  • Job Leads

    Job Leads

    Area job listings
    Check back often for updates!

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  • Preschool & Childcare Now Enrolling for 2021-2022

    Preschool & Childcare Now Enrolling for 2021-2022

    Preschool 3-5 yr. olds
    Toddlers 18 mo-3yrs
    Infants 6 weeks-18 mo.

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Find Your Way at Pioneer Career & Technology Center

Map out a new course for yourself and your future. Develop expertise, confidence, and a strong work ethic so you can find a job doing what you love. At Pioneer, you will be equipped with the skills you need to excel, whether you plan to go to college or enter directly into the workforce.

What you’ll learn in class will have an immediate and practical application in labs that then translates into real work for the real world. Industry-experienced instructors will guide you through hands-on learning and academic preparation. Earn business and industry certifications and college credits to launch you into college and the region’s high-demand careers.

Find Your People

Students from all across North Central Ohio come together at Pioneer. They’re people like you: people who are ready to start making their education work for them.

Whether you are a high school student looking for an alternative to sitting in class all day long or an adult learner who is ready to make a job change to provide a better life for you and your loved ones, Pioneer will help you connect with a community of other students just like you.

Find Your 21st Century Career

Seventy-five percent of future jobs will be considered a skilled trade. Position yourself to compete in this changing economy by learning skills that translate into skilled labor. At Pioneer, you can prepare to enter a trade directly or ready yourself to continue training for a two- or four-year college degree.

As a high school student, Pioneer can help you get a jumpstart on college and help you save money doing so. College credits earned in high school are free!  In addition to this value-add, your experience at Pioneer can be used to fund future educational endeavors, such as college or advanced career training.

High School

Explore over 35 career-training programs offered at Pioneer. 

Adult Education 

Start a new career, develop a new skill, or make a new start through adult education programs at Pioneer. 

Preschool & Childcare

Give your child a safe and caring learning experience at Pioneer. 



“To learn and not to do is really not to learn. To know and not to do is really not to know.”

― Stephen R. Covey, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change

Recent Updates

Instructions on how to watch Pioneer Awards Ceremony & Celebration

Instructions on how to watch Pioneer Awards Ceremony & Celebration

This event is for Seniors, Juniors, Staff and all our community members. From your smart TV, computer, or cell phone, we would encourage you to visit Pioneer’s YouTube channel.  The name of our channel is “PNN Pioneer News Network”. Once you find the channel, we encourage you to click the subscribe button from the account that you are going to watch the video on. By clicking subscribe the awards ceremony & senior celebration stream will automatically appear in your YouTube feed as new content.  You can watch the ceremony from a tablet, computer, Chromebook, smart phone (click this link), smart TV, or TV with a Firestick or Roku.  Families and students are encouraged to take screenshots of their student on their smartphones and computers and post them on social media and tag Pioneer on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram

May Students of the Month

May Students of the Month

Congratulations to the Pioneer's May Students of the Month-Lilian Ramey, a junior in Early Childhood Education from Shelby High School and Hunter Caltrider, a junior in Industrial Electricity from Lucas High School.

Pioneer Student Wins Gold at 2021 Ohio SkillsUSA Championships

Pioneer Student Wins Gold at 2021 Ohio SkillsUSA Championships

The 2021 Ohio SkillsUSA Championships occurred from March 4 to April 28. Twenty-one Pioneer Career and Technology Center students competed in the historical competition hosted by the Ohio SkillsUSA organization. Ohio SkillsUSA contests were held in in a variety of venues all over the state including Live Off-Site, Live In-School Judged, Live In-School Proctored and Live In-School Virtual. 


Upcoming Events

Pioneer Career and Technology Center
27 Ryan Road
Shelby, Ohio, 44875

Toll-free (877)818-7282

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