Early Career-Tech Satellites

Tolles believes that the earlier students get exposure to potential career and college pathways, the better. Tolles is committed to providing opportunities for career exploration and readiness to middle school and early high school students in grades 7-10.


Ag Bioscience at Fairbanks Middle School

  • Students can begin to explore the world of agriculture, bioscience, and more in this exclusive middle school program housed at Fairbanks Middle School.
Mr. John Thomas, Instructor

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Quick Facts:
  • This program can begin a pathway into the 9th and 10th grade Ag Bioscience program to be offered at Fairbanks H.S.
  • Students can eventually have the option of a direct pathway into the Tolles Environmental Science program during their junior and senior years of high school.

Information Technology at Jonathan Alder Junior High & High School

  • Tolles offers a complete pathway for students interested in the fields of computer science, web design, and information technology beginning during the 7th grade year at JAJH. Students can continue their studies in these areas at JAHS during the freshman and sophomore years.
Mr. Saker Alexander, Junior High Instructor

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Mr. Matt Alice, High School Instructor

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Quick Facts:
  • Students in 7th and 8th grade can focus on IT career exploration at Jonathan Alder Junior High.
  • Students can continue their pathway into the freshman and sophomore years in the high school IT program.
  • This can give students the option of continuing on to Tolles in either the Computer Networking & Support Technology or Interactive Media programs.

Logistics at West Jefferson Middle School

  • Tolles and West Jefferson Middle School have teamed up to create one of the most unique and focused opportunities for middle school students to learn one of the most in-demand career fields in the state of Ohio. The Logistics program gives 7th and 8th graders the opportunity to explore this interesting pathway in the heart of one of Central Ohio’s distribution and logistics hubs in West Jefferson.
Ms. Cindy Binion, Junior High Instructor

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Quick Facts:
  • Students in 7th and 8th grade can focus on logistics career exploration at West Jefferson Middle School.
  • Students can continue their pathway into the freshman and sophomore years in the high school logistics program at West Jefferson High School.
  • This can give students the option of continuing on to Tolles in the Marketing & Logistics program.

Pre-Engineering & Manufacturing at Jonathan Alder Junior High & High School

  • The fields of engineering, robotics, and advanced manufacturing are some of the most in-demand in our region, in Ohio, and in the world. Students get the unique opportunity to explore an interest in this area at JAJH and then can continue the interest further at JAHS.
Mr. Justin Creps, Junior High Instructor

Justin Creps

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Ms. Laine Schrewe, High School Instructor

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Quick Facts:
  • Students in 7th and 8th grade can focus on engineering, robotics and advanced manufacturing career exploration at Jonathan Alder Junior High.
  • Students can continue their pathway into the freshman and sophomore years in the high school pre-engineering and manufacturing program at Jonathan Alder High School.
  • This can give students the option of continuing on to Tolles in the Engineering & Manufacturing or Welding & Fabrication program.
  • Students will be given access to Tolles’ new RAMTEC Center, a statewide Straight A Grant initiative, that provides access to VEX Robotics and some of the most innovative training equipment in the area.

Project EDU at the McVey Innovative Learning Center

  • Middle school students are able to explore careers in the education industry in this unique opportunity that is connected to Tolles’ Academy EDU Satellite, a partnership with Hilliard City Schools at the McVey Innovative Learning Center.
Mr. John Riley, Instructor

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Quick Facts:
  • Students in middle school explore education careers at Hilliard City Schools’ McVey Innovative Learning Center.
  • The program is taught by Tolles instructor, Mr. John Riley, who leads the Academy EDU Satellite at the ILC.
  • Students could eventually continue their pathway into the education industry by enrolling in either the Academy EDU program at the ILC or Early Childhood Education at Tolles.

Project INC at the McVey Innovative Learning Center

  • Middle school students are able to explore careers in the areas of marketing, business, and entrepreneurship in this unique opportunity that is connected to Tolles’ Academy INC Satellite, a partnership with Hilliard City Schools at the McVey Innovative Learning Center.
Mrs. Amy Henry, Instructor

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Quick Facts:
  • Students in middle school explore business careers and entrepreneurship at Hilliard City Schools’ McVey Innovative Learning Center.
  • The program is taught by Tolles instructor, Mrs. Amy Henry, who leads the Academy INC Satellite at the ILC.
  • Students could eventually continue their pathway in marketing, business or entrepreneurship by enrolling in either the Academy INC program at the ILC or Marketing & Logistics at Tolles.