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Posted on: February 12, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Open House at Eastern Center for Arts and Technology – Careers

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Open House at Eastern Center for Arts and Technology (EASTERN) in Willow Grove is Sunday, March 4, 2018 from 1 – 3:30 p.m. This is a great opportunity for parents of high school students in Eastern Montgomery County to see how EASTERN can give students a competitive edge in college or in a specialized career program. At the Open House parents and students will learn how EASTERN students can earn college credits while still in high school through dual enrollment and articulation agreements, and enjoy learning in a hands-on setting. The Open House also offers an opportunity to hear from EASTERN instructors on the business environment that complements students’ high school academics. Many special activities in EASTERN’s career programs are scheduled, and visitors will have the opportunity to sample culinary delights prepared by EASTERN’s Culinary Arts students.

EASTERN’s half-day career programs for 11th and 12th grade students include: Allied Health; Automotive Technology; Business and Technology Professional; Collision Repair Technology; Commercial Art; Computer Network Administration; Construction Technology; Cosmetology; Culinary Arts; Electrical Technology; Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning; Protective Services; Veterinary Science, and Welding Technology.

Over the past 52 years EASTERN has been dedicated to serving its students, constantly updating and restructuring its programs, implementing new initiatives, renovating its facilities to be conducive to students' education, and bringing in faculty and administration who are dedicated to helping students achieve their goals. EASTERN program offerings have changed and evolved to meet industry standards and local workforce needs.

“Over the past few years, a great deal of upgrades have been made to our facility and programs and we are proud to welcome the community to see it,” said Tom Allen, EASTERN’s Executive Director. “This is a great opportunity for potential students and their parents to see the value of choosing a career pathway while in high school. Selecting a program at EASTERN is a choice to begin your professional development.”

EASTERN is located at 3075 Terwood Road in Willow Grove. Please contact Amy Shields at 215-784-4806 or with any questions. Parking is available on campus or across Terwood Road at Upper Moreland High School, with a shuttle bus from 1 p.m.

EASTERN is a public school serving students in nine Eastern Montgomery County school districts. Those districts include Abington, Bryn Athyn, Cheltenham, Hatboro-Horsham, Jenkintown, Lower Moreland, Springfield, Upper Dublin and Upper Moreland. Students benefit from specialized career programs that give them a competitive edge in college or in a career. For information, please visit the school’s website at, become a fan on Facebook at, and follow us on Twitter and Instagram @EasternCenter. 3075 Terwood Rd. Willow Grove, PA 19090 FAX: 215.784.4801 Phone: 215.784.4806
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