Career & Technical Education
Preparing students to be career and college ready
DCIU enrolls over 1000 students in one of the highest performing Career and Technical Centers in the state.
- 19 programs offered at three campuses – Aston, Folcroft and Marple
- Student success rates in the mid 90% range for 4 years in a row
- Schools of Health and Biosciences; Engineering and Computer Science; Logistics, Distribution and Transportation; Hospitality, Tourism and Human Services; Construction Technology
Delaware County Technical High Schools
The Department of Career and Technical Education
Guided by industry professionals, Delaware County Technical High Schools prepare today’s students for tomorrow’s opportunities by providing innovative, meaningful technical training, a foundation for life-long learning and marketable credentials for high-wage, high demand careers.
Delaware County Technical High Schools have two main locations, Aston and Folcroft. Programs are also held at the Delco Emergency Training Center, Marple Education Center and 5 partnering hospitals. Students from the fifteen (15) area school districts have the opportunity to enhance their educational program with career and technical experiences that are directly connected to the real world. Business and Industry members review and update the career and technical education (CTE) programs offered by DCTS on a yearly basis.
Philip Lachimia, Ed.D., Administrative Director
Luis Diaz, Assistant Director
DCTS Folcroft – (610) 583-7620
DCTS Aston – (610) 459-3050
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complete and give it to your guidance counselor.
Equal Rights and Opportunities Policy
The Delaware County Intermediate Unit and the Delaware County Technical High Schools are equal opportunity education institutions and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, equal pay, disability or genetic information in their activities, programs or employment practices as required by Title VI, VII, IX, Section 54, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008. For information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures, contact the Director of Human Resources or the Section 504 Coordinator at 200 Yale Avenue, Morton, PA 19070, 610-938-9000. For information regarding services, activities and facilities that are accessible to and useable by handicapped persons, contact the Supervisor of Facilities of 610-938-9000.