John D. Rockefeller Career Center

We have the safest, most modern training facilities available in the Ohio Valley. Our computer and technical labs are second to none, and our instructors are certified professionals capable of conducting the training programs for your needs. We can also provide space for you to conduct meetings, seminars and training for a nominal fee. Our building is fully networked and Internet ready; perfect for interactive training. Catering is available. Call us for more details.

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Call Dr. Arehart at 304-564-3337 x. 2706 for more information about the Adult Education program.


Instruction and learning lay the foundation that students build upon to  be career ready.

Adult Programs

Pursue a successful career in Practical Nursing or CDL Driving

High School Student Programs

Where students can become career-ready right out of high school

School Calendar

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Pursue A Successful Career

PN Program

Pursue a career in nursing after completing a 12 month program and passing the PN Licensure Exam. Develop skills needed to perform duties such as taking vital signs, collecting samples, administering medication, and ensuring patient comfort.

CDL Program

Pursue a career in truck driving after completing a 7 Week CDL program. This course consists of 7 weeks of training in the career field of commercial truck driving. Develop skills needed to drive a tractor-trailer safely, efficiently and legally. Receive your CDL License upon successful program completion.

Student Aid Calculator

Use our Net Price Calculator as a guide to assist in early financial planning for college. This calculator will provide a preliminary estimate of federal, state and institutional aid eligibility, to help families gauge what aid the student may be awarded and to make arrangements to cover the cost of attendance.


JDRIVCC provides a safe, engaging, rewarding environment where students are productive while learning work related skills. JDRIVCC instructors create an environment where students have a balance of both academics and experiential learning.


Enhance Your Future


Practical Nursing Program

Nationally and state recognized, this program will benefit your future and career


CDL Truck Driving Program

In just 2 1/2 months, become qualified to begin your career in truck driving


College and Career Readiness

Further your skills at a post-secondary institution, or start your career right out of high school


Instructors with Industry Experience

Learn from those with experience in the pursuit of your career


Graduating the PN Program at JDRCC allowed me to work full-time while I pursued my dream to become a Registered Nurse. I couldn't have done it without this program!

Arnold Smith


After I completed the CDL Program at JDRCC, I was able to find a job within the month and begin my new career. It was that easy.

Janet Waller


I went through the Welding Program at the career center and passed all of my certifications. Because of that, I got a great paying job right out of high school.

Bradley Hammond


High School Student Courses

Automotive Technology

Auto industry

Auto Technology focuses on the fundamentals of automotive technology, basic automotive electrical systems, theory and operation of brake systems, fundamentals of steering and suspension systems, basic engine concepts, engine performance, passenger climate controls, power train fundamentals, and advanced automotive electronics.

Auto Collision Repair Technology

Auto industry

This area of study is designed to provide skills in collision repair occupations. Major instructional concepts include: non-structural analysis and damage repair, structural analysis and damage repair, mechanical and electrical component, plastics and adhesive, painting and refinishing, and general occupational information.


restaurant industry

The ProStart Restaurant Management concentration focuses on the skills needed for a successful employment in a restaurant environment. ProStart is a restaurant industry-driven curriculum developed by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation with input from thousands of restaurant professionals.


building construction industry

This area of study is designed to provide learners with skills in general building construction occupations. The major instructional concepts include: general occupational information, all areas of carpentry, basic masonry and basic plumbing. Build your technical skills to pursue a career in the building construction industry.

Diesel Equipment Technology

diesel industry

The Diesel Equipment Technology concentration focuses on careers that will build a knowledge base and technical skills in all aspects of the Diesel Equipment Technology Industry. Students will have the opportunity to acquire hours towards industry ASE/NATEF certification and be exposed to develop positive work ethics.


welding industry

The Welding concentration focuses on careers that will build a knowledge base and technical skills in all aspects of the Welding industry. Students will have the opportunity to earn both NCCER certification and the WV Welding Certification for each skill set mastered and be exposed to skills to develop positive work ethics.

Health Occupations

health industry

The Therapeutic Services Concentration allows the student to explore careers focused primarily on changing the health status of the patient over time. Health professionals in this concentration work directly with patients. They may provide care, treatment, counseling and health education information. Pursue a career in helping others.

Graphic Design

design industry

The Graphic Design program focuses on careers that will build a knowledge base and technical skills in all aspects of the Design industry. Students will develop and apply skills to create branding guidelines, print-based designs, digital-designs, animated motion graphics, digital illustrations, web-sites, use DSLR cameras, and film and edit video.  

Reaffirmation of Accreditation

The John D. Rockefeller IV Career Center is applying for reaffirmation of accreditation with the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education and that persons wishing to make comments should write to: Executive Director, Commission of the Council on Occupational Education, 7840 Roswell Road, Bldg. 300, Suite 325, Atlanta, GA 30350, or submit their comments via the Council web site ( 1-800-917-2081


The John D. Rockefeller IV Career Center School of Practical Nursing is accredited by the West Virginia Department of Education. The CDL Program and Practical Nursing Program currently have full accreditation by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education, COE.

Apply Today!

Obtain the skills needed to pursue careers in Practical Nursing and CDL Truck Driving. Apply today, and enhance your future.

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80 Rockefeller Circle

New Cumberland, WV 26047

Phone: 304-564-3337