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Explore Penta

Important Dates

Admission Application Live

Virtual Explore Penta Week Begins
        (at your member school)

Virtual Career Night

Admissions Information

Applying for admission to Penta Career Center is easy for high school students enrolled in any of the following member school districts: Anthony Wayne, Benton-Carroll-Salem, Bowling Green, Eastwood, Elmwood, Genoa, Lake, Maumee, North Baltimore, Northwood, Otsego, Perrysburg, Rossford, Springfield, Swanton, and Woodmore.

Further information is available by contacting Tricia Hornyak, Admissions Representative, at 419-661-6498.

Sophomore Exploratory Program and Career Assessment

The application process for the Sophomore Exploratory program for the 2021-2022 school year is available by clicking HERE.

Please visit the Sophomore Exploratory Programs section below for more admission information.

Junior or Senior Programs

Click HERE for the 2021-2022 online Admissions Application!

Program Information & Videos

For an overview of all of the programs available at Penta, please view our 2021-2022 Career-Technical Program Guide.

For a deeper dive into a specific program, please select a program below, where you can see more in-depth program information (including the career tree for that program), as well as a video to give you an inside peek at what the program has to offer.

Automotive Collision Repair

Automotive Technology

Computer-Aided Design

Construction Carpentry

Construction Concepts

Construction Electricity

Construction Masonry

Construction Remodeling


Criminal Justice

Culinary Arts

Dental Assistant

Digital Arts & Design

Digital Video Production

Early Childhood Education

Exercise Science & Sports Medicine


Heating & Air Conditioning Technology

Information Technologies Academy

Marketing Education

Medical Office Management

Medical Technologies Academy

Powersports & Engine Systems

Precision Machining

Robotics & Automation

Small Animal Care


Sophomore Exploratory Programs

Program Information and Brochure

Penta offers the Sophomore Exploratory program for students who are interested in exploring career-technical fields on Penta’s campus. In this year-long program, sophomores will explore up to three career areas, earn academic credits, and receive small group and one-on-one career and life skills mentoring. At the conclusion of this program, students will have the tools and knowledge necessary to make informed choices regarding their future educational, career and life plans. As part of the admissions process for this program, students will participate in a Career Assessment prior to acceptance into this program.

2021-2022 Sophomore Exploratory Brochure

The application process for the Sophomore Exploratory program for the 2021-2022 school year is available by clicking HERE.

Additional Career-Technical Programs

Career-technical programs are also offered as early as tenth grade for students who would benefit from specialized instruction and support services. Admission to these programs requires a referral from the student's high school counselor along with a career assessment at Penta.
These programs include:

Career Assessment Services

Penta offers Career Assessment to assist students in realistic planning for the future by helping them discover their interests, abilities, career preferences, and learning styles. Certified Career Assessment staff work with students individually to support them in determining options for their high school education and beyond. Students interested in enrolling in the Sophomore Exploratory program will complete a Career Assessment. High school students at other grade levels can request a Career Assessment by contacting their school counselor.

Referral Services Coordinator

Kelly Pool, 419-661-6374 - [email protected]

Career Assessment Specialists

Malia Homer, 419-666-1120, Ext. 2156 - [email protected]
Jessica Freeborn-Tille, 419-666-1120, Ext. 2157 - [email protected]
Trava Bieszczad, 419-666-1120, Ext. 2158 - [email protected]

Virtual Career Night Information (Please register no later than December 11, 2020)

Steps for Virtual Career Night:

  • Check out our short videos about Penta Career Center:

  • Browse the program listings above to find a program that interests you, watch the Program Video, and check out the Program Information to learn more!
  • Sign-up to participate in a virtual session to meet with the instructor and to learn more about a particular career-technical lab! Please select the program and click on the Register for Virtual Career Night link and you will be directed to the sign-up page.
  • Once signed up, join us virtually on December 14!

Additional Virtual Career Night sessions:

  • To schedule a session with an Admissions representative: Click Here!
  • To schedule a session to learn more about Early Job Placement/Career Services: Click Here!
  • To schedule a session to learn more about Career Assessment/Special Ed Services: Click Here!
  • To schedule a session to meet and discuss our Sophomore Exploratory program: Click Here!

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