Public Services and Safety Career Expo at COTC

​​NEWARK, Ohio, November 7, 2016 — The Institute for Public Services and Safety at Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) is holding a career expo for high school students on Nov. 15 from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at COTC's Pataskala campus, 8660 E. Broad St., Reynoldsburg.

Students will get an overview of the seven programs that are in the Institute for Public Service and Safety, current trends in each professional field, and educational requirements for degree and certificate achievement at COTC. Program faculty will be available to meet students and answer questions. COTC's Institute for Public Services and Safety include:

  • Criminal Justice Technology
  • Early Childhood Development
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Fire Science Technology
  • Forensics Science Technology
  • Human Services
  • Law Enforcement Technology

For more information or to register for the career expo, contact Kevin Reardon, director of the Institute for Public Services and Safety, at 740-364-9564 or For general information about the Institute for Public Services and Safety, visit

Central Ohio Technical College opened in 1971 and is celebrating its 45th anniversary in 2016. COTC is a fully accredited, public college dedicated to providing high-quality, accessible programs of technical education in response to current and emerging employment needs, as well as encouraging the professional development of students, staff, faculty and administrators to assist them in achieving their maximum potential. COTC is the only technical college in Ohio operating four full-service campus locations: Newark, Coshocton, Knox and Pataskala.