Open House at Eastern Center for Arts and Technology (EASTERN) in Willow Grove is Sunday, March 3, 2019 from 1 – 3:30 p.m. This is a great opportunity for parents of high school students in Eastern Montgomery County to see how EASTERN can give students a competitive edge in college or in a specialized career program. At the Open House parents and students will learn how EASTERN students can earn college credits while still in high school through dual enrollment and articulation agreements and enjoy learning in a hands-on setting. The Open House also offers an opportunity to hear from EASTERN instructors on the business environment that complements students’ high school academics. Many special activities in EASTERN’s career programs are scheduled, and visitors will have the opportunity to sample culinary delights prepared by EASTERN’s Culinary Arts students.
EASTERN’s half-day career programs for 11th and 12th grade students include: Allied Health; Automotive Technology; Business and Technology Professional; Collision Repair Technology; Commercial Art; Computer Network Administration; Construction Technology; Cosmetology; Culinary Arts; Electrical Technology; Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning; Protective Services; Veterinary Science and Welding Technology.
Over the past 53 years, EASTERN has been dedicated to serving its students, constantly updating and restructuring its programs, implementing new initiatives, renovating its facilities to be conducive to students’ education, and bringing in faculty and administration who are dedicated to helping students achieve their goals. EASTERN programs continue to evolve to meet industry standards and local workforce needs.
“EASTERN is the first step to a successful career,” said Tom Allen, EASTERN’s Executive Director. “This is a great opportunity for potential students and their parents to see the value of choosing a career pathway while in high school. We are dedicated to helping our students develop a plan to achieve their future career goals.”
EASTERN is located at 3075 Terwood Road in Willow Grove. Please contact Amy Shields at 215-784-4806 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. Parking is available on campus or across Terwood Road at Upper Moreland High School, with a shuttle bus from 1 p.m.