* Ombudsman Arizona ~ According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Phoenix is the top-paying metropolitan area in the nation for home electronics entertainment equipment installation and repair occupations.
Students enrolled in Ombudsman Arizona Charter Schools will now have the opportunity to become certified in home entertainment, network cabling and other sectors within the telecommunications industry through a partnership with C-Tech
Associates, a national leader in the development of educational programs and patented training aids.
Nationally recognized for its 90% networking certification rate, C-Tech has trained and certified more than 45,000 students, many with multiple certifications. C-Tech’s award-winning, customized programs emphasize a cross-curricular approach that incorporates math, science, language arts and history.
With no more than ten students per session, the Ombudsman courses will provide personalized instruction from C-Tech trainers in Ombudsman’s technology-rich blended learning environment. After completion of the certification curriculum, C-Tech will offer job placement services and personal development assistance through its educational Tech-Talks series.
“Our partnership with C-Tech is a great opportunity for students to go further with their education in the ever-evolving telecommunications industry,” said Binky Michele Jones, Ombudsman Regional Vice President. “We are excited to offer another path for career development that provides our students with additional job options.”
An Arizona Alternative Charter School, Ombudsman helps students get back on track to graduate and prepare them to make positive choices about college, a career and life after high school. Students develop essential skills needed to establish positive relationships and the self-confidence to be successful.
Through the C-Tech partnership, Ombudsman Arizona continues its ongoing commitment to prepare and train graduates who strengthen the local workforce and commerce. Classes will be offered at Ombudsman Charter East II, 4041 E. Thomas Road and Charter West, 2909 W. Bell Road in Phoenix and Charter Valencia, 1660 W. Valencia Road in Tucson.
Ombudsman is part of the Education Division of ChanceLight™ Behavioral Health & Education, formerly known as Educational Services of America.
Ombudsman’s alternative education and dropout recovery programs help communities combat the staggering social and economic costs of high dropout rates. Since 1975, Ombudsman Educational Services has educated more than 180,000 at-risk students and students who have previously dropped out – and introduced them to all the opportunities a real high school diploma provides.
Ombudsman Arizona Charter Schools now offer students multiple certifications in telecommunications through a new partnership with C-Tech, a national leader in the development of educational programs and patented training aids. C-Tech has trained and certified more than 45,000 students in schools across the country.