April 27- Career Fair at BF- 8-2PM
April 27- TABe testing 12-3 PM
May 4- Enrollment Open House- 4:30-7:30- TABE testing
May 9 - Ben Franklin Graduation -6PM- Dunbar Middle School
May 11- TABE testing 12-3PM
May 12- Early Out
May 17- Graduation South Charleston & Sissonville HS
May 18- Enrollment Open House- 4:30-7:30- TABE testing
May 20- Graduation Nitro & St Albans
May 23- Last Day Secondary Students
May 24- Construction Job Fair- Goodwill Charleston, WV 10-3PM
May 25th- Last TABE test session for 2017-18 classes
May 29- Memorial Day
Accepting Applications NOW for Adult Technical Programs that begin July 2017-18
Financial Aid/Adult Education Office Hours:
Hours subject to change due to director's schedule
Wednesday: 8AM- 12 PM & 1-3
Thursday: 9AM-12 PM
Friday: Out of Office
Lunch hour: 12-1PM daily
See Monthly Calendar below for specific days/time periods when the office will be closed
Schedule Office Appt: click here.
Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) changes for 2017-18
TABE testing now offered every 2nd and 4th Thursday from 12-3:00 Click here to register
Ms. Cailtyn Nelson, Adult Education Instructor, will be offering TABE testing for adults interested in our July programs.
Students interested in enrolling in a class starting in July 2017 should fill out the request form and schedule a TABE testing session as soon as possible.
If Requesting TABE TEST indicate which date you prefer: ALLOW 3 HOURS FOR TABE TESTING
These are the last dates for TABE testing for 2017-18
4/27; 5/11; 5/25-the only available time slot for testing on these date is 12pm-3 PM.
5/4 testing is available from 4:30pm-7:30pm
5/18 testing is available from 4:30pm-7:30pm
**Any student who does not TABE test by May 25th will automatically be placed on the waitlist and will not be eligible to start classes for the July session.
***Dates and times are subject to cancellation
Walk-ins are accepted on Weds. and Thursdays if taken before May 25th , but sessions cannot be guaranteed without a scheduling request.
The FAFSA application process has changed for 2017-18.
The most significant change is the application's availability beginning October 1, 2016.
Click here for more information on the changes.
-Classes that begin in July include: (click classes for more information)
Electrical Technology -
Welding Technology -
Medical Scribe -
Medical Assisting -
Blended Classes beginning in August include:
Don’t miss out on these opportunities to train for a new career!
School Beautification Nominations
Who keeps our school beautiful?
Nominate the student you think keeps Ben Franklin looking clean, professional and beautiful.
Student with the most nominations will win a $20 Tudors gift card
***Students who nominate themselves will be disqualified
In the News:
500 28th St
Dunbar, WV 25064
Ben Franklin Career and Technical Center is located in the heart of the Kanawha Valley, seat of the capitol of the State of West Virginia. Conveniently accessible off interstate 64, our center is the place to receive quality technical education.
Message to parents/guardians
Give Me A Reason is a free and voluntary drug abuse prevention kit with a home drug test for parents and guardians. To learn more visit: www.kanawhactc.org Give your teen a Reason to say “No”!
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