Academic Centers

Who Can Enroll

  • Available to all students enrolled at Metro Tech

Program Description

The Academic Center is a multi-delivery educational system formulated to meet the needs of students through individual remediation and the development of basic and accelerated skills to prepare individuals for the job market. The goal of the Academic Center is to provide a positive atmosphere to promote learning while striving to improve confidence and self-esteem in the students served.

Services Available

  • Reading, math, spelling, vocabulary, and writing skill building
  • Advanced math concepts for skill area programs
  • Basic computer literacy and keyboarding skills
  • Job readiness skills
  • ACT and GED preparation
  • Research materials (encyclopedia, dictionary, almanac, etc.)
  • Supplementary materials for teachers and students
  • Auditory materials for courses/oral testing
  • Assessment
  • Study skills, test-taking skills
  • Career Technology Student Organization (CTSO) contest preparation

Entrance Requirements

  • Recommendation by program instructor, parent, counselor, or student

Helpful Attributes and Abilities

  • Willingness to cooperate
  • A desire to improve skills
  • Respect for self and others
  • Ability to solve problems in a reasonable manner

Special Features

  • The length of time to complete the program varies for each student according to the level needed to successfully complete the chosen skill area, area of remediation, or course requirements.

Academic Centers are located on the following campuses: