Set to open in the fall of 2022, Midland Innovation + Technology Charter School will provide students in grades 9 through 12 the chance to pursue areas of personal interest and tackle real-life projects to prepare them for a world of opportunity. MITCS will allow students to fulfill state requirements for a high school diploma while also earning certifications, licensing, apprenticeships, and even associates degrees in trades, technology, and other fields of endeavor. Students will graduate prepared to enter the workforce or continue on through post-secondary education or training. As a public charter school, MITCS will provide its services and programming tuition-free to Pennsylvania students.
Courses of study at MITCS will include: Petrochemical Studies, Gaming and Simulations, Safety Engineering, Transportation and Logistics, American Enterprise and Global Studies, Aviation Technology, Sustainable Water, and Healthcare Innovations. MITCS will be organized through four interconnected and collaborative academies which will be announced at the groundbreaking ceremony during special presentations by prominent local developer Charles J. Betters, transportation magnate Pat Gallagherof PGT Trucking, and famed forensic pathologist Dr. Cyril Wecht.
Midland Innovation + Technology Charter School will rise from a fully reclamated former brownfield site on South 12th Street at Innovation Way in Midland, a mecca of cutting-edge learning.
There will be no on-site parking except for TV trucks. Media wishing to cover the event may park at the former Midland High School football field on 13th Street at Midland Avenue (PA Route 68 West). Shuttle service will be provided. Watch for the signs for parking and directions. For information, contact Chris Shovlin via e-mail a [email protected] or by phone at 412-952-1933.
Midland Innovation + Technology Charter School (MITCS) is a new public high school set to open in September of 2022. Located in Midland, PA (Beaver County) MITCS will provide students with the opportunity to earn their high school diploma while also pursuing certifications, licensing, and associate degrees in high-tech fields and the skilled trades. As a tuition-free public school, MITCS is open for enrollment to any student residing in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. For more information visit www.mitcharterschool.org.