Pennsylvania Career Colleges and Schools: 2013 Key Outcome Statistics
November 2013 Update
* SB 1000 and House Bill 1701
* State Authorization Update
* PHEAA Update
* FCC Telephone Consumer Protection
Bridging the Skills Gap
"Bridges Out of Poverty: Understanding and Teaching Under-Resourced Students"
Presenter: Kirstie DeBiase, California Regional Dean of Education for Charter College
Friday, October 25, 2013 - Pittsburgh Technical Institute, Oakdale
Friday, March 21, 2014 - All-State Career School, Essington
"They Can't Press My Buttons: Dealing with Difficult and Hard-to-Teach Students"
Presenter: Shaunna Crossen, Ph.D.
November 22, 2013
Wyndham Garden, Exton
Save the Date: July 23-24, 2014
Radisson Hotel and Casino, Valley Forge
More information to follow
Pennsylvania Gunsmith School
812 Ohio River Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA, 15202
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SCHOOL PRESIDENT: G. Robert Thacker, School Director
Director: Mary Thacker
Date for Applications: Open
Application Fee: Yes $50
Matriculation/Registration Deposit: No
Interview/Visit Required: Yes Highly Recommended
Tests Required: No Highly Recommended
High School Diploma/GED: Yes
# of Students: 70 full-time
# of Faculty: 6 full-time
Student/Faculty Ratio: 20 to 1
Transfer Credit: No Will be considered
Accreditation/Approvals: ACCSC, VA, OVR Courses Offered: Weekdays
Aid Available to Qualified Students: PHEAA, Pell grants, Stafford Loans, VA
% Full-time Financial Assistance: 73%
Job Placement % Most Recent Year: 69%
Pennsylvania Gunsmith School (PGS) is a private vocational school, training students exclusively in the field of Gunsmithing. Students graduate as a Sporting Arms Ordinance Technician with a diploma in the Master Gunsmith Program. Located in Pittsburgh, PGS was founded in 1949 and meets rigorous licensing and accrediting standards by state and national agencies. It is also approved to participate in federal financial aid, veterans training and vocational rehabilitation funding programs.
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