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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.

2022–2023 Board Members

Board Members 2023

Back row left to right: Dr. Erich May, Chief School Administrator; Herb McConnell, Brookville; Dr. James Brown, Brockway; Chad Pearce, Punxsutawney; Dr. Barry Fillman, Director; Robert Wachob, Vice-Chairman, DuBois.
Front row left to right: Micheal Ford, Jeff Tech Student Representative; R. Edward Ferraro, Solicitor; Dr. Fred Park, Chairman, Brookville; Jeff Ginther, Brockway; Sam Armagost, DuBois
Missing from photo: Robert Cardamone, Punxsutawney; Ross Ferraro, Solicitor

Brockway Representatives

Dr. James Brown
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Jeffrey Ginther
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Adam Campbell

Brookville Representatives

Dr. Fred Park
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Herb McConnell
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Don Gill

DuBois Representatives

Robert Wachob
Vice Chairperson
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Sam Armagost
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Dustan Dodd

Punxsutawney Representatives

Chad Pearce
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Robert Cardamone
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Dr. David Wachob

Chief School Administrator

Dr. Erich May
Brookville Superintendent


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