Call the Technical Academy

217-872-4051 - Attendance
217-872-4050 - Main number
217-876-0918 - Fax

School Hours

Morning: 8:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
Afternoon: 12:20 p.m. to 2:20 p.m.

Welcome to Heartland Technical Academy

Heartland Technical Academy will be hosting our annual Student Recognition Night on May 3, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. The event is held at the Shilling Education Center Auditorium on the Richland Community College Campus. This event is held to honor all HTA senior students and all HTA junior students who have been awarded Student of the Quarter throughout the 2017-2018 school year. Families of these students are invited to attend with their student. Please join us for this award ceremony and to celebrate our students!!! 

 

Heartland Technical Academy's enrollment for the 2018-2019 school year is currently open. Applications are accepted for high school students who will be at a Junior or Senior standing upon the start of the 2018-2019 school year. Students who are interested in attending a HTA Program are encouraged to meet with their high school counselor. Counselors have been provided 2018-2019 HTA Applications and will be able to provide information on enrollment procedures and prerequisites for Tech programs. A copy of the 2018-2019 HTA Application is also provided on the link below. Please note that the application does need to be signed by the student's high school adminstration and a parent/guardian prior to being submitted to the HTA Office.

If you have any questions, please contact our office's Main Number at 217-872-4050. For all attendance questions or to report an absence, please contact 217-872-4051.

Thank you! 

 

Message from Heartland Technical Academy Director

Welcome to the Heartland Technical Academy! The Tech Academy provides career exploration and training to approximately 400 high school juniors and seniors in 15 program areas. We serve students from 15 high schools representing Decatur and the surrounding areas.

Students who experience the Tech Academy have an opportunity to learn specific technical skills as well as proper employment behaviors and positive work ethic characteristics. Students at the Tech Academy have access to a technology-enriched curriculum, taught by a highly competent staff, using state of the art equipment. Nearly all of our programs offer college credit through Richland Community College.

Heartland Technical Academy is dedicated to providing quality, hands-on educational experiences that build technical skills and instill work ethics that prepare students for college and career success. The administration and staff of the Tech Academy are committed to providing ways for students to transition successfully into education and career opportunities after high school. To meet this commitment we will:

  • Create challenging, dynamic programs of study that will bring the classroom, workplace, and community together for the benefit of the students.
  • Provide relevant curriculum and appropriate resources to meet the needs of our diverse student population.
  • Continuously improve teaching and technology, while creating partnerships to benefit students.

Prospective students and guests are encouraged to browse this web site and feel free to contact us for a guided tour. Thank you for visiting us and we look forward to serving you.  For more information on what we have to offer, please contact us at 217-872-4051.

Bret Hitchings
Director

 

STUDENT INFORMATION FOR 2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR

Directions to Richland Community College

FY17-18 IMORTANT DATES CALENDAR

FY17-18 SCHOOL CALENDAR

FY17-18 SCHOOL CALENDAR for Engineering Tech, Drafting, Accounting, Graphic Arts and Fire Fighting

FY18-19 APPLICATION

Heartland Technical Academy Brochure

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

HEARTLAND BOARD OF CONTROL MEETING  March 15, 2018 at RCC NSEC 8:45 a.m.

 

 

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