(814) 226-4391

447 Career LnShippenvillePA 16254, USA

Clarion County Career Center

Practical Nursing Program

Clarion County Career Center


Thank you for your interest in the Practical Nursing Program. 

Practical nursing presents a rewarding career that can offer a lifetime of challenging experiences as a necessary part of the health care team.

Thousands of practical nurses are licensed annually and the demand is increasing rapidly.  Each year more opportunities are being made available to the practical nurse in: hospitals, nursing homes, home health care, physician’s offices, public health, private duty nursing, industry and other health care agencies.

This diploma program is a post-secondary educational service of the Clarion County Career Center completed in one calendar year for the full-time classes, and two calendar years for the part-time class.  One class per year is accepted, beginning every September; and one part-time class every other year in November.  It is designed to prepare a student to function as a practical nurse upon graduation.

The Clarion County Career Center is located on Route 66 North of Interstate 80, Shippenville, Pennsylvania.  The address is:

490 Career Lane
Shippenville, PA  16254. 

Email address for the Practical Nursing Program is tdelp@clarioncte.org

​The Practical Nursing Program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and is provisionally approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing.  The ACEN serves as a resource for information regarding nursing programs:  Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia 30326.  The ACEN's telephone number is (404) 975-5000.​

This site will provide you with necessary information about our program.  If you have any questions, please call us at 814-226-5857, ext. 160.

After reviewing the information, you may complete the application.  Don’t hesitate, classes fill quickly – seating is limited. 


Ann Stanonis-Manes, RN, MSN, Coordinator