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2406, 2021

Invitation to bid – CPI fuel

By |June 24th, 2021|Categories: CPI|

INVITATION TO BIDDERS 1.1 OWNER: Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology ( CPI ) 540 North Harrison Road Pleasant Gap PA. 16823 Phone: 814-359-2793 Primary Contact: Rick Carra, Facilities Coordinator Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology 814-359-2793 Ext 219 Secondary Contact: Richard C. Makin, President 814-359-2793 PROJECT: Removal of existing fuel tank system in its entirety. Provide and install new fully operational diesel and gasoline Off [...]

1905, 2021

Medical Assistant Program Performance, May 2021

By |May 19th, 2021|Categories: CPI|

The Medical Assistant Education Review Board (MAERB) requires that accredited Programs annually post Program performance. As an AAMA/MAERB accredited program, CPI's Medical Assistant Program is required to post annual performance information. The attached image is recent Program performance data. Please contact Todd Taylor, Vice President, at (814) 359-2793 x 217 if you have questions about Medical Assistant Program performance.  

1304, 2021

By |April 13th, 2021|Categories: CPI|

Calling all Seniors!  If you are an outstanding CPI senior fill out the Outstanding Senior Award Application.  This one application is for a number of awards that will be given away during Senior Certificate and Awards Night.  Please fill out the Outstanding Senior Award Application and return it to Mrs. Brickley in the main office no later than Friday, May 7th at 3:30 p.m. If you are an outstanding CPI [...]

902, 2021

NOW HIRING – Business Manager/Joint Operating Committee Treasurer

By |February 9th, 2021|Categories: CPI|

The Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology is accepting applications for a Business Manager\Joint Operating Committee Treasurer. Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Business Administration, or Accounting is desired; school finance supervisory experience preferred. In lieu of a degree, relevant work experience may also be considered.  Status as a “Pennsylvania Registered School Business Administrator” is preferred. Full time, 12-month administrative position; reports to the President. Responsibilities include but are not limited [...]

510, 2020

CPI Helping Our Community

By |October 5th, 2020|Categories: postscript|

CPI doesn’t just help students and alumnae, we help our community.  Many Pennsylvania businesses and organizations reach out to us to find competent employees.  If you are an employer, you can post a job opening on our website.  And if you are a job, seeker, check out the current jobs in the following fields: locksmith, CDL driver, carpenter, Wind Technician, Nursing.  

510, 2020

CPI Hiring

By |October 5th, 2020|Categories: postscript|

CPI is currently hiring for a few positions. If you have work and teaching experience, please consider applying for our Medical Assistant Coordinator/Instructor or CDL instructor. Go to for more information or to apply.

2807, 2020

Phased School Reopening Health and Safety Plan

By |July 28th, 2020|Categories: CPI|

Phased School Reopening Health and Safety Plan The Central PA Institute of Science and Technology has created a Health and Safety Plan which will serve as the local guidelines for all instructional and non-instructional reopening activities.  CPI's  Health and Safety Plan was approved by the Joint Operating Committee on July 27, 2020 and is posted on the website at We will continue to monitor our Health and Safety Plan [...]

206, 2020

Phased Return of CPI Post-Secondary Students – Beginning June 9th

By |June 2nd, 2020|Categories: CPI|

CPI is beginning a phased return to school for its post-secondary students whose diploma or degree programs were impacted by COVID-19. Following CDC and other safety protocols, students will begin returning to campus on June 9th. For currently enrolled students, if you have not already heard from your Program Instructor - please contact your instructor about the date and time of your planned return to complete your diploma or degree [...]

1505, 2020

CPI to Begin Distributing Federal CARES Funding to Adult Students

By |May 15th, 2020|Categories: CPI|

CPI Adult Students: CPI is beginning to distribute federal CARES funding to post-secondary students enrolled in its degree and diploma programs. The US Department of Education established grant funding designated to assist students whose education was impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. CPI administration and its Aid office established a formula for directly distributing CARES funding to students. CARES grant funding will be mailed or delivered to impacted students very soon. [...]

3003, 2020

Important Message for Students and Parents

By |March 30th, 2020|Categories: CPI|

Dear Parents and Students: I hope that everyone is well and staying healthy. Thank you as always for your patience and persistence during these difficult times. At this time, students are scheduled to return to class on April 9th, but that date is likely to be moved back.  With that being said, teachers and administrators have been working hard for the past week to create optional learning activities for our students.  [...]

1203, 2020

Corona Virus: Updated Information From the CDC

By |March 12th, 2020|Categories: CPI|

Current Corona Virus information and updates are available at the CDC website or the PA Department of Health's website CPI will continue to post updates to schedules, classes, and other information as they occur.  

1009, 2019

Safe2Say Something

By |September 10th, 2019|Categories: CPI|

Safe2Say Something is a youth violence prevention program.  Through the "Safe2Say Something" program students can submit anonymous tips to report a problem. Tips can be reported by downloading the Safe2Say Something app, by phone at 1-844-SAF2SAY or online at For more information go to

1009, 2019

Safe School Helpline

By |September 10th, 2019|Categories: CPI|

CPI has partnered with The Safe School Helpline. The Safe School Helpline is for students, parents, staff and community members to anonymously report wrongdoing and illegal activities that will affect schools.   You can report information by either calling 1-800-418-6423 ext. 359, text TIPS to 66746, online at, or download the free Safe School Helpline app.    

1107, 2019

Medical Assistant Performance Data

By |July 11th, 2019|Categories: CPI|

The Medical Assistant Education Review Board requires a public posting of program (Medical Assistant) performance results. As such, please find Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology's most recent employer satisfaction and job placement results for its CAAHEP/MAERB-accredited Medical Assistant program in the attached PDF. View Data

2105, 2019

Denae Taylor

By |May 21st, 2019|Categories: alumni|

By her own account, Denae Taylor was a “pretty good student,” a modest statement for someone normally on the High Honor Roll, always excited to learn, who found school to be easy because she was a fast learner. Yet, while attending Bellefonte Area High School Denae was not certain about a future involving post-secondary education, ultimately choosing CPI because she felt it would give her the necessary skills to obtain [...]

2105, 2019

Randy Haynes

By |May 21st, 2019|Categories: alumni|

Randy Haynes, a Bald Eagle Area graduate who completed CPI’s Precision Machine Technology program, was an honors student graduating in the top ten percent of his class. While at CPI, he was a member of the National Technical Honor Society and earned awards for CPI’s Outstanding Student of the Year, Outstanding Cooperative Education Student, Cooperative Education “Recognition for Reliability”, and Precision Machining MVP for the class of 2012. Additionally, he [...]

2105, 2019

Matthew Wolfe

By |May 21st, 2019|Categories: alumni|

Although he excelled in a traditional classroom setting, when Mathew Wolfe was a teen he became very interested in cars and the hands-on learning that accompanied it. As a Penns Valley student, Wolfe graduated with a 3.7-grade point average and took as many advanced classes as possible. However, as a senior high student he wanted more control of his future courses and decided CPI would be a good fit. His [...]




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