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About Us

Administration Team

Sophia Watson
Director of Adult & Technical Education
352-797-7018
watson_s@hcsb.k12.fl.us

Nicola Barlow
Manager of Career Enhancement
352-797-7091
barlow_n@hcsb.k12.fl.us

Wendy Beard
Coordinator of Pathway to Success Academy & Adult Education
352-797-7018
beard_w@hcsb.k12.fl.us

Mission and Vision

The mission of Wilton Simpson Technical College is to empower our community to grow and be successful by providing quality education through our innovative programs.
The vision of Wilton Simspn Technical College is to be leaders in adult and technical education.

Accreditation Statement

Suncoast Technical Education Center is fully accredited with the Council on Occupational Education. Initial accreditation was granted on February 19, 2017 and is approved until 2022.
The agency contact details are:

Council On Occupational Education
7840 Roswell Road
Building 300, Suite 325
Atlanta, GA 30350
(770)-396-3898
www.council.org

Program accreditation is also held for our Automotive Service Technology 1 and Heating, Ventilation, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration 1 programs.
Automotive is approved through the ASE Education Foundation.

The agency contact details are:

ASE Education Foundation
1503 Edwards Ferry Rd., NE
Suite 401
Leesburg, VA 20176
Tel: 703-669-6650
Fax: 703-669-6677
Email: info@ASEeducationfoundation.org
Program Accreditation - ASE Education Foundation

Air Conditioning, Refrigeration & Heating Technology is approved through HVAC Excellence.
The agency contact details are:

HVAC Excellence
PO Box 491
Mount Prospect, IL 60056
Tel: 800-394-5268
Fax: 800-546-3726
www.hvacexcellance.org

Licensing information for our Cosmetology program is held through:

Florida Department of Education
325 W. Gaines St
Tallahassee, FL 32399
Tel: 850-245-9020
www.fldoe.org

Florida Department Of Business & Professional Regulation, 2601 Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee, FL 32399.

Accreditation documentation pertaining to the school and its accredited programs is available on request, and will be provided in paper format, through our business office.