Big Bend Technical College
Student Center

Assisting Our Students

Student Services

The Office of Student Services offers assistance in obtaining financial aid, veteran’s benefits, academic counseling, personal counseling, career counseling, and testing. School information such as completion rates, school security policies, and crime statistics is available on our website. A written copy of this information can be obtained by contacting the guidance secretary at 850-838-2545.

Hours of Operation

  • Monday - Friday
  • 7:30am - 3:30pm

Director of Student Services

Student Services

Career Counseling:

Guidance

BBTC’s Student Services Director is available to provide career counseling to current BBTC students seeking to explore career options, experienced professionals contemplating a career change, parents who want to return to the world of work after taking time to raise their child, or people seeking employment. The Guidance Director is available to:

  • Help you figure out who you are and what you want out of your education, your career, and your life.
  • Be someone for you to talk to about your thoughts, ideas, feelings, and concerns about your career and educational choices, who will help you sort out, organize, and make sense of your thoughts and feelings. Help you identify the factors influencing your career development, and help you assess your interests, abilities, and values.
  • Help you locate resources and sources of career information.
  • Help you to determine next steps and develop a plan to achieve your goals.

You may schedule an appointment to meet with the Student Services Director by calling 850-838-2545 x232 or by emailing sandy.hendry@taylor.k12.fl.us.

All students are welcome to use campus computers to work on resumes, conduct job searches, and complete job applications. Computers can be found in the Student Services Office and technology labs.


Continuing Workforce Education

BBTC provides ongoing education and customized training opportunities to business and industry in the surrounding communities. BBTC offers Continuing Workforce Education that can be catered to your particular employment/employee needs – including industry certification training and testing.

Perspective employers are encouraged to contact BBTC and share employment opportunities – especially for students enrolled in applicable CTE programs and/or to arrange for training for their perspective job forces.


MyCareerShines

MyCareerShines is a comprehensive online education and career planning system designed to help Floridians succeed in the increasingly competitive global economy. When fully implemented, students and adults will have the tools to assess their interests and skills, explore careers, plan for education, prepare for work and find jobs. The system is powered by Kuder®, which provides research-based, developmentally-appropriate online education and career planning tools.


CareerSource North Florida

CareerSource North Florida provides solutions that work for all job seekers. Regardless of the stage of your career, services are offered just for you. Services range from essential tools you need to find a job to training opportunities, recruiting events, and referrals to our community partners to help you overcome employment hurdles.


Florida: Ready to Work

BBTC is proud to be a Florida Ready to Work testing Center. Florida Ready to Work is an employee credentialing program that tests – and scores – job skills and work habits. It gives jobseekers a competitive edge – a Credential that proves to employers that they have the right skills and the right attitude for the job. For employers, it takes the guesswork out of hiring, saving time and money. Florida Ready to Work is sponsored by the state of Florida, so there is no cost for employers or jobseekers to participate in the program.


Florida: Employ Marketplace

The Employ Florida Marketplace is a one-stop online resource for job listings, education and training opportunities, career building assistance and much more.


Florida: People First

Job vacancy information for state government positions.


Drug & Alcohol Abuse & Prevention Program:

Big Bend Technical College's DAAPP Report


Jeanne Clery Disclosure:

Jeanne Clery Act


Campus Crime Statistics:

Big Bend Technical College's Campus Crime Statistics


Transcript Request:

Transcript Request Form

Transcript request for career and technical education programs at BBTC must be submitted to the Student Services Office. Requests can be mailed or presented in person to:

Big Bend Technical College
3233 South Byron Butler Parkway
Perry, FL 32348

Faxed to 850-838-2546, or

Emailed to mary.asher@taylor.k12.fl.us

The transcript fee is $5.00 per copy and can be paid by Visa, MasterCard, cash or money order made payable to BBTC. Transcripts are processed within 48 hours from receiving request and payment.

All GED® transcripts, regardless of when the test was taken, must be placed online at www.ged.com.