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Area Career Center


The Area Career Center serves the Area Career and Technical Education District 2. We serve 10 area high schools, including Calumet, Edison, Griffith, Hammond Central, HAST, Highland, Lake Central, Morton, Munster, and Whiting. The Area Career Center offers 15 high demand programs. Students attend the program of choice either in the morning (7:45 - 10:15) or the afternoon (11:45 - 2:15). Programs run a minimum of one year, with the exception of Cosmetology which requires 2-year commitment.

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Early Childhood Education Instructor
Wendy Akers

Computer Information Technology & Networking Instructor
Enrique Catalan

Criminal Justice Instructor
Randy Chavez

Construction Instructor
Scott Ciupak

Emergency Medical Services Instructor
Ryan Cogdill

Welding Instructor
Thomas Davis

Criminal Justice Instructor
Thomas Fulk

Health Science Education II - CNA Instructor
Diann Gute

Graphic Arts Instructor
Thomas Haluska

Cosmetology Instructor
Kimberly Jackson

Dental Assisting Instructor
Kristine Johnson

Health Science Education I Instructor
Christine McCollum

Advanced Manufacturing Instructor
Robert Moreno

Criminal Justice Instructor
Audrey Randle

Radio/TV Production Instructor
Stephanie Reiser

Health Science Education I Instructor
Virginia Sparks

Culinary Arts & Hospitality Interim Instructor
Darrick Tucker

Auto Technology Instructor
Joseph Young

Contact Us

5727 Sohl Ave.
Hammond, IN 46320
(219) 933-2428

Attendance - Ext. 1998
Bookkeeper - Ext. 1904
Nurse - Ext. 1905
Robotics - Ext. 2049

Area Career Center Leadership

Lauren Dado portrait Principal/
CTE Director

Lauren Dado



CTE Career Pathway  Specialist
Student Council Sponsor

Amanda King

  College and Career Pathway Coordinator
National Technical Honor Society Sponsor

Amy Ford


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5727 Sohl Avenue, Hammond, IN 46320

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