• 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.

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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

Free Breakfast and Lunch offered to All Students through the 2021-2022 School Year

Free breakfast and lunch will be offered to all students attending Pioneer through the entire 2021-2022 school year. This opportunity continues the USDA and Ohio Department of Education’s dedication to meeting the needs of the whole child during the COVID-19 pandemic.What does this mean to your Pioneer student? It means that: Each student may receive one free breakfast and one free lunch daily. This is in effect through the entire 2021-2022 school year. No application is needed. Students may choose any of the offered meals. There are additional items available to the students that they will need to pay for as well. If you have questions please contact Jason Fortman at 419-347-7744, ext. 42451 or fortman.jason@pioneerctc.edu.

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. 


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Shelby, Ohio, 44875

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