Classes

Each year, the Midland County Educational Service Agency in partnership with Bullock Creek School District, Coleman Community Schools, Meridian Public Schools, and Midland Public Schools, offers Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs at various sites throughout Midland County.  All of these programs are open to students from any Midland County School with transportation available.  These programs are designed to prepare youth for a broad range of employment and advanced training/educational opportunities and are offered under the guidance of certified instructors, counselors, and administrators. 

The following CTE programs are available to high school students in Midland County for the 2023-2024 school year:

Agriscience & Natural Resources
Automotive Technology
Biomedical Sciences
Building Construction Trades

The Building Trades program provides students with hands-on opportunities to experience building a home. Students get to work on skills in residential building, masonry, drywall, HVAC, framing, roofing, plumbing, and finish carpentry.

Criteria for Admission and Program Information

Open 11th or 12th grade students (selectively open to 10th grade)

Sponsoring agencies: Bullock Creek Schools, Midland Public Schools

Classes available: Intro to Trades, Construction Building Trades, Advanced Building Trades

High school credits: 4th-year math, VPAA

College credits: Up to 30 credits at Davenport University, 12 credits at Delta College, 5 credits at Washtenaw Community College

Hands-on learning: Spend up to 75% of class at the building site building a house from the ground up

Leadership opportunities: Participate in the student chapter of the Home Business Association

Chemical Processing Technology
Culinary Arts
Engineering Technology
Educational Careers
Healthcare Technology
Welding Technology

The Welding Technology program provides students with hands-on opportunities to explore welding techniques such as oxyacetylene gas, metallic arc, TIG, MIG, stick, sheet metal, and plate & pipe welding.

Criteria for Admission and Program Information

Open to 10th, 11th or 12th grade students

Sponsoring agencies: Bullock Creek Schools, Midland Public Schools

Classes available: Welding Tech I, Welding Tech II, Welding Tech III (dual enroll at Delta College)

High school credits: 4th-year math, VPAA

College credits: Up to 12 credits at Delta College

Hands-on learning: Complete hands-on activities in the welding lab.

Work-based learning: Includes field trips and speakers, as well as opporutnities to job shadow working professionals.

All Career and Technical Education programs follow the districts’ policies of nondiscrimination. It is the policy of the Midland County Educational Service Agency that the District will not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, height, weight, age, marital status, political belief, or handicap or disability. No person shall be excluded from any participating in, denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination under any program, activity, or employment of the district.

Inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies should be directed to:

Director of Human Resources
3917 Jefferson Avenue
Midland, MI 48640
(989) 631-5890