James Rumsey Technical Institute is the area technical school with career/technical programs for adult and high school students. James Rumsey Technical Institute is the designated technical school for Berkeley, Morgan, and Jefferson County school districts as well as a premier Adult Prep institute in the four state area. Career and technical education opportunities are available for high school students and adult learners in a wide variety of fields. Our career and technical education programs at James Rumsey are designed and validated by business and industry standards and are approved and/or accredited by the North Central Association of Secondary Schools and Colleges (NCA). JRTI's Adult Prep programs have also attained candidacy staturs for accredidation under COE. Secondary students earn elective high school credits and, in articulated programs, will earn college credits (EDGE) while still in high school. Adult students in our Adult Prep programs can earn industry certification in a wide selection of career choices. Our instructors and staff are current and credentialed in their areas of expertise by the West Virginia State Board of Education.