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
Bidwell Training Center
1815 Metropolitan St.
Pittsburgh, PA, 15233
Phone(s): 412-323-4000, 800-516-1800 Ext.150,
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SCHOOL PRESIDENT: Valerie Njie, Executive Director
Director: Ken Huselton
Date for Applications: Always Open
Application Fee: No
Matriculation/Registration Deposit: No
Interview/Visit Required: Yes
Tests Required: Yes
High School Diploma/GED: Yes
# of Students: 200 Annually full-time
# of Faculty: 17 full-time
Student/Faculty Ratio: 12 to 1
Transfer Credit: No
Accreditation/Approvals: ACCSC, VA, ASHP, OVR, TRA, PHEAA, USDE, CAAHEP & MAERB Courses Offered: Weekdays
Aid Available to Qualified Students: Pell grants, Other
% Full-time Financial Assistance: 100%
Job Placement % Most Recent Year: 80% As reported on the 2012 Annual Report for the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
For 45 years Bidwell has been a place where learning has an urgency. Our programs are related to employer needs. We work with leading corporate partners to identify high demand careers. Facilities include a 350-seat auditorium, culinary amphitheater, 200-seat dining hall, pharmacy laboratory, restaurant, chemical laboratory, library, computer laboratories, and a simulated doctor's office. 2012 ACCSC School of Excellence.
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