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Erin Driskell-Ireland
· November 1, 2017
It’s an amazing program and my son has truly gained so much from it! The teachers are amazing as well.
MyLynda Eveland
· May 2, 2014
I would like to thank Mr. Boomer for giving my son, Austin Webb, encouragement and helping him excel and succeed in the CAD program. You were a wonderful teacher and mentor. Thanks again!!
1 day to go to finish building our robot for the First Robotics Competition! We practiced driving tonight :-)
Heartland Technical Academy added 4 new photos — with Emily Lux and 4 others.
February 7

The Culinary Class is working on their cooking demo videos with help from the digital media class.

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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. For detailed information on Tech Academy programs available to students please visit

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Classes are canceled tomorrow January 8th due to inclement weather. Stay safe everyone!


Heartland Technical Academy will be closed November 22-24 for Thanksgiving Break. Some Tech programs taught by RCC instructors will meet on Wednesday, November 22. Those programs include Accounting, Engineering Technology, Drafting, and Fire Science.

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Don't forget to visit us tomorrow night at the Shilling Center in Richland starting at 5PM for our Open House. Meet the teachers, tour the facilities and learn more about the programs for all area juniors and seniors. We hope to see you all there tomorrow!

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The digital business class took today to have fun with cameras and go on a photo shoot across campus. Check out this video and see all the good shots that were taken today.

Richland students and staff had the day off and the halls were empty. The digital business class decided today would be a great day for a photo shoot. Here i...

2 weeks from today is our open house! Join us from 5-7PM at the Shilling Center in Richland Community College to talk to teachers and students, view demonstrations and projects, take a tour and much more.

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See what Heatland Technical Academy has to offer for you. If you or a family member is thinking about taking classes at Heartland Technical Academy, come out to Shilling Center at Richland Community College and meet the teachers, learn about all the programs and have a tour of our facilities.

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Heartland Tech will be closed on Monday, October 9, for Columbus Day.

During the half day last week Early Childhood Education worked on communication through play. Here is a video of some of the fun they had that day.

During a really hot day in late September, the Early Childhood Education class had fun playing games from their grade-school years. They worked on communicat...

Learn more about our Welding Program and the opportunities within with this short video.

Are you thinking about a career in welding? Would you like to get a jump start on your college classes and certifications? Heartland Technical Academy has th...

While students have the day off, teachers are using the day to discuss how they use games and activities to make learning fun and engaging.

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A really interesting article about the need for skilled workers.

There are an estimated 30 million jobs that pay at least $55,000 per year and don’t require a bachelor’s degree. (via The Hechinger Report)

As California budgets millions to rebrand long-disparaged vocational education, there are an estimated 30 million jobs in the U.S. that pay at least $55,000 per year and don’t require a bachelor’s degree.