Portage Lakes Career Center


Competency and Authority

Portage Lakes Adult Education is a member of the University System of Ohio, offering both part-time and full-time job training, and accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education (COE). The COE, originally founded in 1971 as a regional accrediting agency of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, is the successor to the Commission on Occupational Education Institutions (COEI).

In 1995, the COE became a national accrediting agency, and in 2016, it celebrated its 45th year of assuring quality and integrity in career and technical education. The COE’s accreditation process is conducted on behalf of more than 360,000 students across the nation who pursue careers in a variety of technical fields. For more information, contact the:

Council on Occupational Education

7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325

Atlanta, GA 30350 

Telephone: 770-396-3898. Fax: 770-396-3790. www.council.org

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Schedule a Tour

We take pride in our facility and welcome the opportunity to show it off!  You would never buy a car without looking at it first.  Choosing the place to give you a head start on a successful path in life should be no different.  We invite you to schedule a tour of our beautiful campus.  We’re pretty sure you’ll be impressed!

If you are a high school student, please note that you will have several opportunities to visit PLCC during your sophomore year.

Once we receive your request, a PLCC staff member will follow up directly. Thank you for your interest, we look forward to seeing you soon.

Portage Lakes Career Center is accessible to visitors with physical disabilities. Visitors should contact the Main Office at 330-896-8200 prior to arrival for parking instructions and other information.