In response to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the Alaska Vocational Technical Center has taken steps to protect the health and safety of our students, staff and community. Visit the AVTEC COVID-19 Response page to learn how AVTEC is responding to this situation. Find links to communications, policy guidance, resources and information. For information about COVID-19 symptoms and current health recommendations, visit the CDC website and the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services.
In the following video, Director Cathy LeCompte talks about the protocols AVTEC will follow to keep our students, staff and community safe as we welcome students back to campus this fall for the 2020-2021 school year.
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Well, we have our first diagnosed COVID-19 case at AVTEC. Last Friday a student tested positive for COVID-19. All effected students and staff have been contacted by AVTEC staff or Public Health Nurses and are in quarantine. We have prepared for this and were ready with protocols and steps to mitigate this situation including cleaning of effected areas and care for sick individuals. Staff are to be commended for their response.
We are asking that everyone take extra precautions and maintain the six foot distance with others, practice good personal hygiene and wear a mask at all times when indoors or around others...most important, if staff or students are unwell they are NOT to come to work or class and have been directed to contact the appropriate person as outlined by AVTEC administration.
We are continuing with training in programs not effected and will be working with instructors and students to stay safe during this time and into the term. If there are quesiton, please contact the AVTEC Director Cathy LeCompte at (907) 224-6150.
AVTEC is open for on campus training and we are in week two of the fall term with no reported COVID-19 cases. To keep all healthy and safe the students, staff and instructors are following the hea
Given that currently the Eastern Kenai Peninsula (Seward and the environs) is at a risk factor RED, the decision was made to push the date AVTEC would be welcoming students back on campus for the t