Brittany Howell, a PTEC student, and Dr. Daniel Silas, assist a patient during Pinellas County Health Department's Healthy Teeth Clinic.
Since 1962, Pinellas Technical Education Centers has provided students with a first-rate career and technical education with an emphasis on postsecondary education. PTEC offers more than 40 exciting career areas and about 60 programs that range from cosmetology to air conditioning, refrigeration to heating technology.
PTEC also offers continuing education courses and commercial training services through its Industry Services Department. Approximately 12,000 students per year attend PTEC for full-time career and apprenticeship programs, continuing education courses or commercial training classes for industries.
There are two PTEC campuses. PTEC’s Clearwater Campus is located at 6100 154th Ave. N., and the St. Petersburg campus is located at 901 34th St. S. The Council on Occupational Education, a division of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, has accredited both campuses.
For more information about the Clearwater campus, call 727-538-7167. For the St. Petersburg campus, call 727-893-2500. Visit PTEC online at www.myptec.org.