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2018 Award Winner of Excellence in Action
Congratulations to our Building Construction Technology program for their national recognition in winning the 2018 Excellence in Action award. (John Pulver, ‎Associate Director - ‎PACTA; Robert Brightbill, Building Construction Technology Instructor – DCTS; Sandy Traynor, Assistant Director – DCTS; Sharon Deiling, Instructional Coach – DCTS; Dr. Lee Burket, Director - Bureau of Career and Technical Education - PDE)
Building Construction Cares
Our students and several volunteers visited Lake City, South Carolina to provide disaster relief efforts. Visit our Building Construction Cares Facebook page by clicking the image to see their wonderful journey.
Skills USA
Your SkillsUSA Pennsylvania President, Tyler Kauffman with SkillsUSA National Director Tim Lawerence.
Author Jason Reynolds visits DCTS
On October 24, award winning author Jason Reynolds visited DCTS and presented two assemblies for all our students, where he talked about his life experiences which led him to become an author. He was very inspirational and motivating. Students lined up for autographs and the chance to personally speak with him.
September Students of the Month
Left to right: Elijah Tesche (Diesel), Daegan Fuss (Rotary – Electronics), Dalia Matos (BCT), Cristina Medina-Rosado (web), Katilyn Balmer – Brown (Service Academy)
Hispanic Heritage Celebration
On Friday, 10/12 students were invited to attend the Hispanic Heritage Celebration at the Civil War Museum in Harrisburg. It was sponsored by the Dauphin County Commissioners. Students from various Spanish classes went to take part in the celebration.
2018-2019 Student Ambassadors
The Dauphin County Technical School Student Ambassadors are a select group of students who confidently lead in the effort to educate others about career and technical education. These students represent the DCTS in many ways. Student ambassadors apply for the opportunity to be student leaders for DCTS; taking part in mock presentations, interviews, and an application process. Student ambassadors are excellent public speakers, role models, are confident and knowledgeable about all career and technical programs offered at DCTS. They inspire and educate potential students and Dauphin County communities about DCTS.
DCTS Students Attend Symposium on the The Opioid Epidemic at the State Museum
14 students from the Health Academy & Horticulture and our Spanish teacher, Ms. Hoover, participated in a Symposium on the Opioid Epidemic in our community to learn about the impact of this crisis & prevention. The event was sponsored by the PA Governor's Advisory Commission on Latino Affairs & The Latino Connection of Harrisburg. Our students were invited by Mr. George Fernandez, CEO of Latino Connection. Mr. Frank Rodriguez was the speaker who shared his battle with addiction.
Student Ambassadors visit CD Middle
On October 5, 2018, DCTS student ambassadors Haili McConnell and Diante Lyles-Velez led a presentation for the entire 8th grade class at Central Dauphin Middle School. The students provided an informative presentation to provide awareness of the benefits of attending the Dauphin County Technical School, as well as educating middle school-aged students about career and technical education.
Student Ambassadors visit Linglestown Middle
On October 9, 2018, DCTS student ambassadors Brandon Meck, Abelise Ortiz, and Serena Tankersley led a presentation for the entire 8th grade class at Linglestown Middle School. The students provided an informative presentation to provide awareness of the benefits of attending the Dauphin County Technical School, as well as educating middle school-aged students about career and technical education.
Virtual Tours Production
Cap Collective Video Production has been filming virtual tours of all of the programs at DCTS. Dalia Matos, a junior in the Building Construction Program, is the featured student in the videos. Dalia has been working hard with the videography team to represent DCTS and all of its programs. Once completed, the virtual tours will be an educational tool for potential students, sending schools and parents to learn more about career and technical education and our school.
DCTS 8th Grade Tours
Our DCTS students welcomed middle schoolers from our sending schools during 8th grade tours. Students visited DCTS to learn about the benefits of attending the Dauphin County Technical School.
Student Ambassadors visit Susquehanna Middle
DCTS student ambassadors Cloria Norman, Latrele Roberts, and Daegan Fuss led a presentation for the entire 8th grade class at Susquehanna Twp Middle School. The students provided an informative presentation to provide awareness of the benefits of attending the Dauphin County Technical School, as well as educating middle school-aged students about career and technical education.
October Students of the Month
Left to right; Laniesha Miller-Robinson (Culinary), Sherlyn Martinez (Commercial Art), Polina Rosas - Rotarian (Horticulture), Drew Roberts (Diesel), Izzat Ramli (Drafting & Design Technology)

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