NCTI Post Grad Admissions

Nashoba Career Technical Institute
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NCTI Applications are now being accepted for recent district high school graduates...Apply Now!

Nashoba Career Technical Institute  Programs 
Ms. Kyla Callahan 
Admissions/Guidance Coordinator 
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978-692-4711 x11122 

Nashoba Career Technical
Institute Program

Requirement Information and Associated Forms 

Along with the completed Application, all NCTI applicants are required to submit two (2) letter of reference forms and a 5-paragraph MCAS-style essay.

In this essay, identify your technical area of interest and illustrate, through examples, why you have chosen to apply to this program. Describe your commitment to this program in terms of your academic, career, and personal goals.


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NCTI Program Guidelines

Our Technical Programs:

Cosmetology Engineering Technology
Electronics and Robotics
Veterinary Assisting Biotechnology

Programming and Web Development Dental Assisting Health Assisting
Early Childhood Education Television and Media Broadcasting/Theatre Arts Design and Visual Communications
Carpentry and Cabinetmaking Plumbing and Heating Banking, Marketing, and Retail
Culinary Arts
Hotel Restaurant Management Machine Tool Technology
Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing Electrical Technology Automotive Technology


  • Recent District high school graduates who reside in Ayer, Chelmsford, Groton, Littleton, Pepperell, Shirley, Townsend, and Westford may apply for admission, if space permits in the desired program.
  • Students must meet standards set forth in the approved admissions policy on file with the Massachusetts Department of Secondary & Elementary Education.

Admissions Criteria:

  • Proof of Graduation: Official High School Transcript, Diploma, or GED
  • Reference Forms: Two signed reference forms (supporting letters are optional)
  • Essay: Identify the technical program area applying for
  • Interview: Held by appointment at Nashoba Valley Technical High School
  • CORI: Submit to a background check

How to Apply:

  • To apply, Click here for an NCTI application.
  • Fill out the application completely with all required information and signatures.
  • Provide a copy of your High School Diploma, GED, or an Official Transcript obtained from your local Guidance Office….Click here for an Official Transcript Request form.
  • Identify two adults, who are not related to you, (such as an employer, teacher, guidance counselor, coach, or other) and provide them with reference forms.
  • Submit a 5-paragraph MCAS Style Essay identifying the technical program area you are applying for. Explain in detail how the Post-Graduate Program will help you to achieve your professional and personal goals.
  • Send all documents to: NVTHS Student Services Department, 100 Littleton Road Westford, MA 01886 Attn: Post Graduate Program
  • Call 978.692.4711 x1122 to schedule an interview to be conducted on-site.
  • At the interview, provide proof of your identity (MA Driver’s license or State ID) and complete the necessary paperwork for a CORI background check.

Admissions Status:

  • Students with incomplete applications will be notified, by letter, of missing documents needed.
  • Completed applications are reviewed weekly by the Admissions Committee.
  • Letters are mailed to all applicants, indicating the Admissions Committee's decision to accept or deny the candidate.

Acceptances are contingent upon proof of graduation and satisfactory CORI results.



Nashoba Valley Technical High School does not discriminate in admission to, access to, treatment in, or employment in its services, programs, and activities on the basis of race, color, sex, or national origin, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI); on the basis of sex, in accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; on the basis of disability, in accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504) and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA); or on the basis of age, in accordance with the Age Discrimination Act of 1974 (Age Discrimination Act). Nor does it discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, religion, disability, or homelessness status in accordance with Chapter 622 of the Acts of 1971 (M.G.L. c.76 §5) and Chapter 151B of the General Laws.