Michigan Career and Technical Institute Registration Day September 12; Fall Term Begins September 14
August 30, 2011
. Each year, the Michigan Career and Technical Institute (MCTI) offers state-of-the-art vocational and technical education training programs in 14 different career areas for adults with disabilities. These include Automotive Technology, Cabinetmaking/Millwork, Certified Nurse Assistant, Culinary Arts, Custodial, Customer Service, Electronics, Graphic Communications, Grounds Maintenance, Machine Technology, Pharmacy Services, Office Automation, Retail Marketing, and Building Services (Weatherization). Registration Day is September 12 for the 10-week fall term with classes beginning September 14. MCTI is operated by Michigan Rehabilitation Services (MRS) within the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA), and is located in Barry County in southwest Michigan.
Known as the second largest comprehensive rehabilitation training center in the United States, MCTI is accredited by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA-CASI) and by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). MRS employs more than 250 master-degreed rehabilitation counselors who work one-on-one with Michiganders with disabilities who want to go to work and assist more than 7,000 individuals with disabilities achieve competitive employment and self-sufficiency annually. Students must have a qualifying disability and be referred through MRS or other partner agencies to attend MCTI.
For general information about MCTI programs, please contact MCTI Admissions Department at:
MCTI Admissions, Michigan Career and Technical Institute
11611 West Pine Lake Road, Plainwell, MI 49080
1(877)901-7360 (Toll Free) 1(269)664-9294(TTY).
Complete information regarding all training programs and requirements is available on the MCTI website at: www.michigan.gov/mcti. The complete Grievance Procedures for Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendment Act of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, can also be found on the MCTI website, in the MCTI Student Handbook, and MCTI Parent Handbook.
It is the policy of the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Michigan Career and Technical Institute, that no discriminatory practices based on race, religion, color, national origin or ancestry, sex, disability, height, weight, marital status or any other status covered by federal, state or local law be allowed in providing programs, service or activities. Any person suspecting a discriminatory practice should contact: MCTI Director, 11611 West Pine Lake Rd, Plainwell, MI 49080. Or call 1(877) 901-7360 (toll free) or 1(269) 664-9294 (TTY). In addition, arrangements can be made to ensure that the lack of English language proficiency is not a barrier to admission or participation.
For more information about LARA, please visit www.michigan.gov/lara. Follow us on Twitter www.twitter.com/michiganLARA, "Like" us on Facebook or find us on YouTube www.youtube.com/michiganLARA. For more information about MRS, please visit www.michigan.gov/mrs. For more information about MCTI, please visit www.michigan.gov/mcti. MRS is funded 78.7% with USDOE-RSA Title I federal funds and 21.3% with state and local funds.