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Jeff Tech"The School of Choice"
Aerial view of Jeff Tech Campus

Our School

The Jefferson County-DuBois Area Vocational-Technical School (JEFF TECH) is a comprehensive career and technical high school offering exceptional training in 14 technical training areas. We offer core high school academics alongside CTE and Cooperative Education programs.

Jeff Tech also offers a wide range of adult education opportunities, including full-time, short-term, and online programs. Our Adult Education program provides career training and certifications, which empower graduated adults to become more marketable in the workplace.. 

Our Mission

Jeff Tech's mission is to ensure our students:

  • Graduate with industry-recognized credentials
  • Acquire training in emerging career trends that is integrated with academic instruction
  • Attain and maintain placement in a high-wage, high-skill, and high-demand career

Joint Operating Committee

The Jeff Tech Joint Operating Committee is comprised of representatives from our four sending school districts. Our board members work together to ensure our students receive the best education possible. The board meets together regularly to make decisions regarding school policies, budget allocations, and program goals.

Our Joint Operating Committee meets according to the schedule listed on this page under Board Meetings and Policies. We encourage parents and community members to attend.

2021–2022 Board Members

Board Members 2022

Back row left to right: Chad Pearce, Dr. Thomas Lesniewski, Chief School Administrator; Ross Ferraro, Solicitor; Herb McConnell, Sam Armagost; Jeff Ginther
Front row left to right: Dr. Barry Fillman, Director, R. Edward Ferraro, Solicitor; Dr. Fred Park, Chairperson; Dr. James Brown, Vice-Chairperson; Robert Cardamone.

Brockway Representatives

Dr. James Brown
Vice Chairperson
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Jeffrey Ginther
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Adam Campbell
(Alternate)

Brookville Representatives

Dr. Fred Park
Chairperson
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Herb McConnell
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Don Gill
(Alternate)

DuBois Representatives

Robert Wachob
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Sam Armagost
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Dustan Dodd
(Alternate)

Punxsutawney Representatives

Chad Pearce
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Robert Cardamone
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Dr. David Wachob
(Alternate)

Chief School Administrator

Dr. Thomas Lesniewski
Punxsutawney Superintendent

Solicitor

R. Edward Ferraro

Ross Ferraro

Jeff Tech is an equal opportunity education institution and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, or handicap in its activities, programs, or employment practices. For information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures, contact our Title IX Coordinator Melissa Mowrey by email or at (814) 653-8265, ext. 129. Additional information can be found on the Title IX page. Jeff Tech is continuing to update this website to ADA compliance