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Celebrate 42 years of career technical education at Central County Occupational Center’s (CCOC) annual Open House on March 25.  The community is invited to tour and observe hands-on student demonstrations and presentations throughout CCOC, located at 760 Hillsdale Avenue, San Jose.

CCOC’s staff and student tour guides will be on hand to welcome parents, other students, businesses and community members to tour classes and observe hands-on student demonstrations throughout the campus on March 25 from 8-10 a.m., 1-3 p.m., and 6-8:00 p.m.  CCOC’s Culinary Arts and Baking & Catering Programs will offer a complimentary light meal for visitors who stop by the cafeteria between 5 and 6 p.m. (while supplies last).

CCOC-a unit of MetroED-offers more than 30 different technical training courses such as Veterinary Assisting, Fire Science/First Responder, Law Enforcement, Electrical Maintenance, Computer Technology Careers, Animation, Baking & Catering, Culinary Arts, Auto Body Refinishing, Auto Brakes & Alignment, and Interior Design.

CCOC’s Interior Design class will hold its annual design show featuring a celebrities theme.  Teams of students will design rooms based on their theme and decorate them with furniture, lighting, accessories, sound, food, and any other personal touches to complete the room’s theme.  Visitors vote on which themed room is their favorite.

Students who choose to attend CCOC spend half-a-day at their regular high school and the other half of the day at CCOC in the career course of their choice.  CCOC serves students from 36 high schools within six school districts:  Campbell Union High School District, East Side Union High School District, Los Gatos-Saratoga Joint Union High School District, Milpitas Unified School District, Santa Clara Unified School District, and San Jose Unified School District.


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