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About Mingo Extended Learning Center

  • Mingo Extended Learning Center is located south of the town of Delbarton WV on Route 52 at 165 Bulldog Boulevard. The center was formally known as Mingo County Vocational School and Mingo Career & Technical Center. It housed the secondary and adult technical education programs. In the school calendar year 2011-2012 the secondary technical education programs were moved into the new Mingo Comprehensive High School.

    This facility has been operated and funded by Mingo County Schools since 1969. The building had an addition section  built on in 1982. This facility houses the Adult Technical Education programs, High School Equivalency Testing Lab for HSE (computer based testing), Alternative Education, and Audiology Testing. Our Adult Education Programs include: Licensed Practical Nursing, Medical Office Technology, EKG, and Phlebotomy. 

    Mingo Extended Learning Center (MELC) serves adult learners through career and technical programs which offer the opportunity for students to gain new career skills both in the classroom and in a clinical setting. Our students are provided a curriculum which includes clinical experiences in the workplace. This will enable our students to be competitive in the 21st Century workforce. The instructional staff is committed to helping our students build technical skills, develop positive workplace attitudes, and obtain workplace credentials.

    MELC is also the testing center for students who have completed Adult Education (AE) and are prepared to take the HSE test (high school equivalency assessment). This is a computer-based test and is free to the general public.

    We are accredited by the Council on Occupational Education, a West Virginia Department of education approved program, and Provisional Accreditation by the West Virginia Board of Examiners for Practical Nursing.