The mission of the Bergen County Technical Schools is to provide county-based, cost-efficient vocational and technical programs and services for secondary students and adults. The actualization of this mission includes the following key components:
Students will experience applied learning and teaching strategies utilizing appropriate and up-to-date specialized equipment and facilities.
Programs will respond to regional economic needs and shall be, at minimum, of a scope and sequence that permits graduates to pass national competency and licensure examinations.
Curriculum shall integrate multiple disciplines and the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards.
Students will be exposed to DOE-approved career-based educational programs and related work experiences and projects.
Programs will provide for immediate employment and/or continuing education after program completion.
Programs shall meet the needs of general and special populations including disabled, gifted/talented, at-risk and postsecondary pupils through specific occupational programs and career academies.
Further, it is the mission of the Bergen County Technical Schools:
To serve as regional coordinating centers for technical, distance learning, teacher training and other special projects and services that can be cost efficiently operated on a regional basis for the benefit of local schools and communities.
To serve as demonstration laboratories for applied learning, teaching strategies and school-to-careers structured learning experiences.
||Bergen Career Institute, Bergen County Technical Schools|
||Public, less-than 2-year|
||Differs by program|
|Title IV Eligibility
||Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs|
College Student Services Offered
||Academic/career counseling service|
||Employment services for students||Yes
||Placement services for completers|
||On-campus day care for students' children||
College Special Learning Opportunities
||Distance learning opportunities|
||ROTC: Air Force||
Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
Adult and Continuing Education-BCTS Website
Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
|Open admission policy
|Admission test scores
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
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