The Wayne County Schools Career Center will hold an all virtual Student/Parent Orientation on Wednesday, August 12 from 12-7 PM.

Students and parents should visit the Career Center’s website at on Wednesday, August 12th and click on the orientation slider that appears near the top of the page. Visitors to the site will be able to watch video messages from our staff regarding what to expect for the 2020-2021 school year. Students and parents will be able to click links to fill out the necessary forms for the year. Links to Zoom meetings for each trade instructor will also be available for questions and information.

Appointments are available on August 12th between 12 and 7 PM for those who need computer access and/or help with Free & Reduced Lunch (fee waiver) forms. Call 330-669-7000 ext. 1000 to sign up for a timeslot.

School Counselors will also be available for assistance with scheduling and to answer questions on August 12 from 10-3 PM for in-person meetings or phone calls. School Counselors may be reached by calling 330-669-7020.

The first day for first-year students is Tuesday, August 18th at 8:00 AM. Seniors only will report on Wednesday, August 19 at 8:00 AM. All students will report Thursday, August 20th at 8:00 AM.

            For more information, visit our website at or call the Career Center guidance office at 330-669-7020. The Career Center is located at 518 West Prospect Street in Smithville.


Zoom Times by Trade Class:(All times are PM and will take place on August 12, 2020)

Trade Name

Zoom Meeting Times (on 8/12/2020)

Ag Mechanics/Power Technologies

1:00 or 3:00

AgriBusiness & Production

1:30 or 5:30

Animal Science

1:00 or 5:00

Auto Technologies

12:30 or 5:30


2:00 or 5:00

Buildings & Grounds

12:30 or 5:30


1:30 or 5:30

Criminal Justice

1:00 or 5:00

CNC & Advanced Manufacturing

12:00 or 6:00

Constructions Technologies

2:00 or 5:00

Culinary Arts

12:15 or 4:15

Dental Assisting

1:30 or 6:30

Diesel Technologies

2:00 or 6:00

Early Childhood Education & Care

Juniors-2:00 or 5:00   Seniors-1:00 or 6:00 

Electronics & Computer Networking

12:30 or 6:00

Engineering Technologies

1:00 or 5:00

Exercise Science & Sports Medicine

1:00 or 6:00

Graphic Design & Photography

1:00 or 5:00


12:30 or 4:30

Interactive Media

1:00 or 6:00

Medical Assisting


Machining Technologies

12:00 or 6:00

Patient Care Technologies

12:30 or 5:00

Powerline Technologies

2:00 or 5:00

Practical Nursing

Juniors-2:00 or 6:00   Seniors-2:00 or 5:00

Robotics & Automation

1:00 or 5:00

Welding Technologies

2:00 or 5:00