Admiral Peary AVTS Employment Opportunities

Positions Available

Licensed Practical Nurse:
2017-2018 School Year – 181 day term per year.  Position handles general student medical needs and provides support for the Health Assisting Program instructor.

Full-time permanent position available. Applicants must have 2 years of wage earning welding industry experience and be willing to obtain a vocational certificate according to PDE requirements.

Send letter of interest, PA standard application, resume, transcripts, credentials, references, Acts 34, 114 and 151 clearances to:

Ken Jubas, Executive Director
Admiral Peary AVTS
948 Ben Franklin Hwy
Ebensburg, PA  15931-7628
Fax: (814) 472-6494

Application Deadline – June 2, 2017

SkillsUSA State Competition winner going National!

1st Place Gold
(missed a perfect score by 4 points and is advancing to National competition)
Alec Burkhart (third from left in picture above) – Industrial Motor Control

The Johnstown Tribune Democrat did a great article on Alec Burkhart as he is going to SkillsUSA National Competition for Industrial Motor Control.

Click Here to go the their article on him.



Admiral Peary BOTS competition

Students from the Engineering and Electrical Technology programs will be competing at the BotsIQ Finals Competition at California University of PA on April 28 and 29.  Students competed at the preliminary competition on March 18th at Westomoreland County Community College.  The two bot teams, Crusader and Nightmare, are entering the finals competition as the number 1 and number 3 ranked teams.  Stay tuned for competition results .

Updated Results:

"Just wanted to let everyone know that out of 80 teams participating this year at our 12th annual BotsIQ competition at California U. of PA over the weekend, Admiral Peary’s two teams finished in 1st and 2nd place!!  The teams never lost one match to another school, and our one team, Crusader remains undefeated for the year.  We received a $1,000 check and will be attending the National Robotics League competition on May 19th and 20th for a chance to win more prize money.  Our school also won the Best Sportsmanship Award as well.  As always our kids did an outstanding job, and I would like to thank everyone that helped us in any way shape or form."  
Mr. Dolges, Instructor - Engineering Technology



4Th marking period May 2017

AUTO BODY Seth Varner Cambria Heights PM
AUTO TECH Caliber Castel Central Cambria PM
CARPENTRY Saralynn Way Penn Cambria AM
COSMETOLOGY Michaela Hudak Penn Cambria AM
CULINARY ARTS Stefanie Madonna Penn Cambria AM
Kasie Wallace Northern Cambria PM
EARLY CHILDHOOD Briana Pearce Cambria Heights AM
ELECTRICAL TECH Ashley Evans Central Cambria AM
Victor Wess Central Cambria PM
ENGINEERING TECH Donald Miller Penn Cambria AM
HEALTH ASSISTING Kaitlin Oldham Penn Cambria AM
Kaylyn Frear Conemaugh Valley PM
HVAC Brett Kimberly Penn Cambria AM
MASONRY Alex Litzinger Blacklick Valley PM
NETWORKING James Dignan Penn Cambria AM
PAES PROGRAM Logan Armold Portage PM
SMALL ENGINE  Devin Yerty Central Cambria AM
WELDING Hunter Work Cambria Heights AM



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Check out the items for sale in the new Masonry Catalog

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The Challenge Program, Inc. Awards Scholarship money
to Admiral Peary Vo-Tech Students for Excellence.

A Program for ALL Students
The Challenge Program, Inc. mission is to build sustainable Business/Education partnerships while introducing students to careers in their communities.
This partnership contributes to workforce and economic development by motivating students to develop the habits required to succeed in school and in their future careers.
The Challenge Program, Inc. is a Program for All Students, regardless of a student’s previous academic performance. The Challenge Program, Inc. challenges all students to compete for an award to increase their success in and out of the classroom and become quality employees for businesses in their communities.

Our Presentations reflect workplace scenarios using The Challenge Program’s five award categories as building blocks for success.

Our Financial Award Incentives demonstrate a real-world motivational application.
The Challenge Program, Inc. Award Categories:






Our awards are available to all students regardless of their past academic or behavior history in order to encourage a fresh start and a successful future.
The Challenge Program, Inc. connects real business leaders directly to students to introduce them to a variety of career options and the education/training paths within their own communities.
Awards are presented to 5 seniors, 5 juniors and 5 sophomores each year their school participates in our Program.
Each award is worth $200.
To view the 2016 Assembly Presentation – go to
For more information about the Program, the Awards and the Connection, please visit:

Criteria for and selection of award winners in each category
2016-2017 Program and Awards Guide
2016-2017 Community Service forms
Lists of Business sponsors and partners
Information on the 2017 Student of the Year competition where three finalists will each win $1,000.00.

Click on the Challenge Program image to go to their website.

"...Admiral Peary Area Vocational-Technical School will continue to maintain its tradition of parental and community support, strong employee work ethic, and high standards of student achievement and performance. At the same time the AVTS will monitor and revise its curriculum and implement new instructional programs to ensure that our students are prepared to compete in the global community."


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