School Calendar

2022-2023 School Year

2022-2023 School Calendar

Upcoming Events

17

Aug

2022

In-Service

A day for our faculty and staff to enhance their professional skills and knowledge to meet the needs of today’s students. No students in attendance.

  • 7:30am - 3:00pm
  • BCTC East Campus

18

Aug

2022

In-Services (Instructional Staff Only)

A day for our faculty and staff to enhance their professional skills and knowledge to meet the needs of today’s students. No students in attendance.

  • 7:30am - 3:00pm
  • BCTC's West Campus

23

Aug

2022

First Day of School

The first day of the school year for all BCTC students is Tuesday, August 23, 2022. Your school district and BCTC calendars are very similar, however, there may be several conflicts during the year where…

  • 8:00am - 3:00pm
  • BCTC East & West Campus

24

Aug

2022

August JOC Meeting

  • 6:30pm - 8:30pm
  • BCTC East Campus

02

Sep

2022

Labor Day

In observance of Labor Day, BCTC is closed to all students and staff.

  • 8:00am - 3:00pm (September 5, 2022)

06

Sep

2022

Adult Continuing Education - CDL Info Session

Looking to take control of your future? BCTC’s CDL training offers a professional tractor-trailer driver training program that prepares students seeking careers in the motor carrier field to obtain their Commercial Driver’s License. To learn…

  • 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • BCTC's West Campus

06

Sep

2022

Adult Continuing Education - Welding Info Session

Ready to “spark” your future? BCTC offers students two welding career training options in our brand-new state-of-the-art welding center under the direction of industry trained and experienced instructors. To learn more about these program offerings,…

  • 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • BCTC's Welding Training Center

06

Sep

2022

Adult Continuing Education - Welding Info Session

Ready to “spark” your future? BCTC offers students two welding career training options in our brand-new state-of-the-art welding center under the direction of industry trained and experienced instructors. To learn more about these program offerings,…

  • 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • BCTC's Welding Training Center

26

Sep

2022

Mid-Quarter

We have reached the 1/2 mark for the first quarter! Students, be sure to check your Schoology account to be aware of your grades and any missing assignments.

  • 8:00am - 3:00pm (September 30, 2022)

27

Sep

2022

NOCTI Pre-Testing

*Pre-Test for students who missed testing in the spring.

  • 8:00am - 3:00pm (October 30, 2022)
  • BCTC East & West Campus

28

Sep

2022

September JOC Meeting

  • 6:30pm - 8:30pm
  • BCTC West Campus

10

Oct

2022

In-Services (Instructional Staff Only)

A day for our faculty and staff to enhance their professional skills and knowledge to meet the needs of today’s students. No students in attendance.

  • 7:30am - 3:00pm
  • BCTC East Campus

17

Oct

2022

Occupational Advisory Committee (OAC) Meetings

OACs are established for each program offered at BCTC. The majority of the members of the committee shall be employees and employers in the occupation for which training is provided. The committee advises the board,…

  • 4:30pm - 8:30pm (October 20, 2022)
  • BCTC East & West Campus

26

Oct

2022

October JOC Meeting

  • 6:30pm - 8:30pm
  • BCTC East Campus

27

Oct

2022

End of Marking Period 1

  • 8:00am - 3:00pm

28

Oct

2022

County Wide Counselor's Orientation Meeting

  • 8:00am - 11:00am
  • BCTC East Campus

01

Nov

2022

West Campus Open House

Get your hands-on these skills! Check out the hands-on education available at BCTC during our open houses. Tour our programs and see the industry-ready equipment and technology, meet skilled instructors with real-world experience, and talk…

  • 5:30pm - 8:30pm
  • BCTC West Campus

09

Nov

2022

SkillsUSA - Fall Leadership Conference

  • 8:00am - 3:00pm (November 11, 2022)
  • Gettysburg, PA

09

Nov

2022

East Campus Open House

Get your hands-on these skills! Check out the hands-on education available at BCTC during our open houses. Tour our programs and see the industry-ready equipment and technology, meet skilled instructors with real-world experience, and talk…

  • 5:30pm - 8:30pm
  • BCTC East Campus

15

Nov

2022

FFA Landscape/Nursery Competition

Participants in the Nursery/Landscape Career Development Event (CDE) tests students skills in maintaining landscape plants and related products, evaluating equipment and services and performing landscape design.

  • 8:00am - 3:00pm
  • Lebanon Valley Exposition Center & Fairgrounds

21

Nov

2022

Thanksgiving Break - Act 80

BCTC is closed to all students.

  • 7:30am - 3:00pm

22

Nov

2022

Thanksgiving Break - Act 80

BCTC is closed to all students.

  • 7:30am - 3:00pm

23

Nov

2022

Thanksgiving Break

BCTC is closed to all students and staff.

  • 7:30am - 3:00pm

24

Nov

2022

Thanksgiving Break

BCTC is closed to all students and staff.

  • 7:30am - 3:00pm

25

Nov

2022

Thanksgiving Break

BCTC is closed to all students and staff.

  • 8:00am - 3:00pm

28

Nov

2022

Thanksgiving Break

BCTC is closed to all students and staff.

  • 8:00am - 3:00pm

12

Dec

2022

Mid-Quarter

We have reached the 1/2 mark for the second quarter! Students, be sure to check your Schoology account to be aware of your grades and any missing assignments.

  • 8:00am - 3:00pm (December 16, 2022)

15

Dec

2022

December JOC Meeting

  • 7:00pm - 8:30pm
  • BCTC West Campus

22

Dec

2022

Winter Break

BCTC is closed to all students beginning Thursday, December 22nd. Classes will resume on Tuesday, January 3rd.

  • 7:30am - 3:00pm (January 2, 2023)
  • BCTC East & West Campus

09

Jan

2023

FFA Mid-Winter Convention

  • 8:00am - 3:00pm
  • Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center

16

Jan

2023

In-Services (Instructional Staff Only)

A day for our faculty and staff to enhance their professional skills and knowledge to meet the needs of today’s students. No students in attendance.

  • 7:30am - 3:00pm
  • BCTC's West Campus

19

Jan

2023

End of Marking Period 2

  • 8:00am - 3:00pm

25

Jan

2023

January JOC Meeting

  • 6:30pm - 8:30pm
  • BCTC East Campus

08

Feb

2023

East Campus Winter Open House

Get your hands-on these skills! Check out the hands-on education available at BCTC during our open houses. Tour our programs and see the industry-ready equipment and technology, meet skilled instructors with real-world experience, and talk…

  • 5:30pm - 8:30pm
  • BCTC East Campus

16

Feb

2023

West Campus Winter Open House

Get your hands-on these skills! Check out the hands-on education available at BCTC during our open houses. Tour our programs and see the industry-ready equipment and technology, meet skilled instructors with real-world experience, and talk…

  • 5:30pm - 8:30pm
  • BCTC West Campus

20

Feb

2023

President's Day - School Closed*

* Possible Weather-Related Make-Up Day

  • 8:00am - 3:00pm
  • BCTC East & West Campus

22

Feb

2023

February JOC Meeting

  • 6:30pm - 8:30pm
  • BCTC West Campus

27

Feb

2023

NOCTI Written Testing

  • 8:00am - 3:00pm (March 3, 2023)
  • BCTC East & West Campus

28

Feb

2023

Mid-Quarter

We have reached the 1/2 mark for the third quarter! Students, be sure to check your Schoology account to be aware of your grades and any missing assignments.

  • 8:00am - 3:00pm

14

Mar

2023

West Campus - NOCTI Performance Testing

  • 8:00am - 3:00pm (March 15, 2023)
  • BCTC West Campus

16

Mar

2023

East Campus - NOCTI Performance Testing

  • 8:00am - 3:00pm (March 17, 2023)
  • BCTC East Campus

20

Mar

2023

FCCLA State Conference

During the FCCLA State Leadership Conference, attendees will be given a unique opportunity to attend dynamic leadership training, compete in STAR Events, learn new project ideas, and network with members from across the state.

  • 8:00am - 3:00pm (March 22, 2023)
  • Seven Springs Mountain Resort

22

Mar

2023

March JOC Meeting

  • 6:00pm - 8:30pm
  • BCTC East Campus

24

Mar

2023

End of Marking Period 3

  • 8:00am - 3:00pm

28

Mar

2023

Penn HOSA State Leadership Conference

The PENN HOSA State Leadership Conference is an opportunity for members to learn from and share with fellow HOSA members from across our state. It’s a time when secondary and post- secondary/collegiate members gather to…

  • 8:00am - 3:00pm (March 30, 2023)
  • Valley Forge Convention Center

03

Apr

2023

NOCTI Pre-Test

  • 8:00am - 3:00pm (April 7, 2023)
  • BCTC East & West Campus

04

Apr

2023

Spring Break - Act 80 Day

BCTC is closed to all students.

  • 8:00am - 3:00pm

05

Apr

2023

Spring Break*

*Possible Emergency/Weather-related Make-up Day

  • 8:00am - 3:00pm

06

Apr

2023

Spring Break*

*Possible Emergency/Weather-related Make-up Day

  • 8:00am - 3:00pm

07

Apr

2023

Spring Break

BCTC is closed to all students.

  • 8:00am - 3:00pm

10

Apr

2023

Spring Break*

*Possible Emergency/Weather-related Make-up Day

  • 8:00am - 3:00pm

12

Apr

2023

SkillsUSA State Leadership Conference

The SkillsUSA State Leadership Conference is a career competition events showcasing the best career and technical education students in Pennsylvania. Contests begin locally and continue through the state and national levels.

  • 8:00am - 4:00pm (April 14, 2023)
  • Hershey Lodge

25

Apr

2023

FFA Floriculture Competition

The Floriculture Career Development Event (CDE) requires students to identify plants, judge flower arrangements and solve problems. Participants demonstrate skills in flower arranging, propagation and the preparation of floral and foliage products for sale.

  • 8:00am - 4:00pm
  • Lebanon Valley Exposition Center & Fairgrounds

26

Apr

2023

April JOC Meeting

  • 6:30pm - 8:30pm
  • BCTC West Campus

28

Apr

2023

County Wide Counselor's Orientation Meeting

  • 12:30pm - 3:00pm
  • BCTC's West Campus

03

May

2023

New Student Orientation - Night 1

First-year students and their parents/guardians are encouraged to attend BCTC’s new student orientation. Orientation will be held in your student’s program area and provides an opportunity for our incoming students to become familiar with the…

  • 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • BCTC East & West Campus

04

May

2023

New Student Orientation - Night 2

First-year students and their parents/guardians are encouraged to attend BCTC’s new student orientation. Orientation will be held in your student’s program area and provides an opportunity for our incoming students to become familiar with the…

  • 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • BCTC East & West Campus

08

May

2023

Mid-Quarter

We have reached the 1/2 mark for the fourth quarter! Students, be sure to check your Schoology account to be aware of your grades and any missing assignments.

  • 8:00am - 3:00pm (May 12, 2023)

24

May

2023

May JOC Meeting

  • 6:30pm - 8:30pm
  • BCTC East Campus

29

May

2023

Memorial Day

in observance of Memorial Day, BCTC is closed to all students and staff.

  • 8:00am - 3:00pm

30

May

2023

Senior Recognition Ceremony

Please join us for Berks Career & Technology Center’s Senior Recognition Ceremony! This event will require tickets to enter. Each senior has received an event invitation including 6 tickets. Additional tickets are available on a…

  • 6:30pm - 8:30pm
  • Santander Arena

02

Jun

2023

Last Day of School

  • 8:00am - 3:00pm
  • BCTC East & West Campus

12

Jun

2023

Career Camp!

Students residing in 1 of BCTC’s 16 sending districts, who are currently in 6th through 8th grades are invited to a unique learning experience, focused on fun, creativity, and hands-on activities.

  • 9:00am - 2:30pm (June 16, 2023)
  • BCTC East Campus

19

Jun

2023

SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference

More than 6,500 outstanding career and technical education students –– all state contest winners –– will compete hands-on in 107 different trade, technical and leadership fields. Students work against the clock and each other, proving…

  • 8:00am - 3:00pm (June 23, 2023)
  • Atlanta, GA

21

Jun

2023

Penn HOSA National Leadership Conference (NLC)

The PENN HOSA State National Leadership Conference is an opportunity for members to learn from and share with fellow HOSA members from across our state. It’s a time when secondary and post- secondary/collegiate members gather…

  • 8:00am - 3:00pm (June 24, 2023)
  • Dallas, TX

28

Jun

2023

June JOC Meeting

  • 6:30pm - 8:30pm
  • BCTC West Campus