Marion Technical Institute
  • Marion Technical Institute
  • Marion Technical Institute
  • Marion Technical Institute
  • Marion Technical Institute
  • Marion Technical Institute
  • Marion Technical Institute
  • Marion Technical Institute
  • Marion Technical Institute
  • Marion Technical Institute
  • Marion Technical Institute
  • Marion Technical Institute
  • Marion Technical Institute

Welcome to Marion Technical Institute!

MTI prepares students for success
in college and in life!

Students will receive a high school diploma while also having the opportunity to earn impressive national certifications, scholarship money and college credits through Gold Seal programs. Working closely with Business Advisory Councils composed of local industry leaders, students will participate in work-based learning experiences and “hands-on” training activities while attending MTI.

MTI was recently named one of the best high schools in the nation.  Check out this article from US News and World Report.  The Ocala Star Banner featured MTI students in this issue of Career Resource.

Why should you choose a technical high school vs. a typical high school?  The information you might need to help you make this life-changing decision may be found in this video regarding job availability and salaries.  High school sophomores can finish their high school programs with career and college-focused offerings at MTI. Don't wait and be lost in the shuffle - now is the time to apply for the 2014-2015 school year. MTI offers academic and vocational programs for juniors and seniors in high school.  Enrolling at MTI promises students' engagement, challenge and achievement. MTI offers an environment that is unique and innovative in Marion County and Florida! Want to visit campus? Just call 671-4765 for a personalized tour of the school! This is your chance to make a new choice...remember your future starts TODAY!  Fill out your application today.

GET THE LATEST INFO via the MTI monthly newsletter - special event information, calendar of activities, and other up-dates about MTI programs!  Check out our student-centered website at

Attention Parents and Students!  Are you looking to jump start your college career?  Click here to see a Career Pathways Powerpoint presentation that explains how MTI can help you earn college credits before you ever leave high school!


Be sure to stay connected with your base school for upcoming activities and events by logging on to their websites or viewing the bulletin board located in Student Services! 

MTI Students Bring Home the Gold from SkillsUSA State Conference

Sunday afternoon, April 26tha bus load of Marion County students departed for the SkillsUSA Florida State Leadership and Skills Conference held in Lakeland where they competed against more than 1600 students from around the State of Florida.  On Wednesday, April 29th they returned with Gold, Silver and Bronze medals, some power tools, and a SkillsUSA State Officer. Those winning 1stplace are invited to represent the state of Florida in the National SkillsUSA Leadership and Skills Conference being held June 23rd – 26thin Louisville, Kentucky. Winners include:               

First Place Job Interview - Gabriela Cruz – CCF Career Academy (MTI)

First Place Technical Computer Applications - Charles Hernandez  - Marion Technical Institute

Elected 2015-2016 SkillsUSA State Officer - Tyler Chaffin – Belleview High School  

Second Place Commercial Baking – Mason Boyd – Marion Technical Institute

Second Place Community Service Team - Emily Alfano, Alexis Pullings and Talesha Williams  - Marion Technical Institute

Second Place Extemporaneous Speaking - Carsyn Martin - CCF Career Academy (MTI)

Second Place Mechatronics Team – Brandon Fredericks and Illie Mcintosh-Marion Technical Institute

Second Place Motoroized Robotics - Alex Baylog and Connor Heathcoe- Marion Technical Institute

Second Place Promotional Poster - Kahlee Rollins/Madison Troup - CCF Career Academy (MTI)

Third Place Automated Manufacturing – Wade Cannon, Caleb Clyatt, and Nathan Davis

Third Place Entrepreneurship Team  - Brent DeLawter, Aaron Solomon, Rachel Thompsen -Marion Technical Institute

Second Place Technical Computer Applications - Devin Hauserman – Marion Technical Institute

Third Place Technical Computer Applications - Briana Sandoval – Marion Technical Institute

 Five Marion County high schools participated in the SkillsUSA State Conference. Belleview, Dunnellon, Forest, Marion Technical Institute, and North Marion.

Congratulations to Steven Garafola - this year's Honda of Ocala Perfect Attendance Winner.  Garafola won a brand new Honda for his dedication to the Career Academy.  Wilkayla Shaw was awarded with an iPad Air!  We are so proud of all 10 of our seniors who maintained perfect attendance.


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Important Information

 The typical school day runs from 7:45 am - 4:15 pm, Monday through Thursday.  Breakfast is served from 7:15 am - 7:35 am.  Lunch is from 12:11 - 12:54. 

Base School Activities:  Students are encouraged to attend base school functions; however there is a process.  Always start by seeing someone in Student Services for an approval form before purchasing tickets or attending any events.


Students have been given a fantastic opportunity to have access to 25 gig of collaborative storage space and school email accounts. You can log into Live@edu to access your account. Go there NOW!

Students can email their peers and teachers and also share their files that they can access from any computer with an internet connection.

The NCLB-SPAR report contains information about the progress of Florida's public schools.  Feel free to view it on the DOE website:                                                                 

On-Campus Wireless Laptop Access

Students may now bring their laptops on campus and make use of the wireless network here at Marion Technical Institute. This is a great opportunity to learn how to use a laptop as a learning tool in preparation for attending college or obtaining a job.

Please be aware that MTI & Marion County Schools will not repair, service or troubleshoot a student electronic device. Students are responsible for the security of their laptop and should not leave it unattended or share a locker.

It is a privilege, not a right to use your laptop on campus. A violation of County and School rules will be dealt with based on the guidelines in the Student Code of Conduct.

Click here to view the District Improvement and Assistance Plan

Read more about Student Technology at MTI.