• 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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  • Scholarships Available

    Scholarships Available

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  • Covid-19 Information

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    Click the link below to access information regarding Covid-19 notifications and safety precautions at Pioneer.

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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

Pioneer Launches Sophomore Virtual Tours and So Much More

Pioneer Launches Sophomore Virtual Tours and So Much More

Covid-19 has caused challenge after challenge, setback after setback and obstacle after obstacle in most aspects of life. Traditionally during the month of January sophomore students from our 14 partner schools visit Pioneer and learn what program most excites them and relates to their career goals. However, to avoid the potential spread of Covid-19, Pioneer decided to take a new approach to the visitation experience. Thanks to hard work of the staff and students Pioneer is excited to be unveiling its brand new Virtual Visitation Experience to each of its local partner schools at the start of next week. 

December Students of the Month

December Students of the Month

Congratulations to the Pioneer's November Students of the Month-Ashlee Zender and Bradley Watt! Ashlee is a senior from Wynford High School in the Pioneer Cosmetology lab. Bradley is a junior from Lucas High School in the Home Remodeling lab.

November Students of the Month

November Students of the Month

Congratulations to the Pioneer November Students of the Month-Lillian Rivera and Keith Shuster! Lillian is a senior from Shelby High School in the Pioneer's Graphic Arts lab. Keith is a senior from Shelby High School in the Performing Arts Academy.


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27 Ryan Road
Shelby, Ohio, 44875

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