In direct response to the needs of local companies, the region's technical schools offer a variety of courses for the local workforce and industry-oriented curricula that are mainstays of our higher education system.
Lake Technical Center (Lake Tech)
Lake Tech, a public post secondary technical charter school, meets the educational needs of the community by offering a variety of high quality vocational and technical training opportunities. Lake Tech’s main campus is in Eustis, FL, and the Institute of Public Safety is in Tavares, FL. Lake Tech offers 29 certificate Workforce Education programs plus 2 apprentice programs in Commercial Foods and Culinary Arts and Early Childhood Education.
Orange Technical Education Center (O-TEC)
Four O-TEC centers offer evaluation, assessment and technical education programs for students pursuing careers in more than 100 job areas. A unique O-TEC program allows private industry to cooperatively design programs to meet the needs of employers and their employees.
Technical Education Center Of Osceola (TECO)
TECO offers training programs in business technology, industrial education, electronics, electrical wiring, building systems and maintenance technologies, among a variety of post-secondary, training alternatives.