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2 North Marion Drive
Farmington, WV 26571



Marion County Technical Center Administration

Principal Jay Michael

  • Mr. Michael begins his 1st year as principal at the Marion County Tech Center.

  • Attended The Ohio State University and, went to high school at North Marion High School.

  • Mr. Michael has been teaching for 21 years.

  • Favorite part of the atmosphere at the MCTC is the sense of camaraderie

  • Favorite quote: "In a society where mediocrity is too often the standard and too often rewarded, there is intense fascination with men who detest mediocrity, who refuse to define themselves in conventional terms, and who choose to transcend traditionally recognized human capabilities".

  • Has two sons Gage and Gavin.

Secretary Melanie Poling

  • Mrs. Poling is the Financial Secretary for the MCTC.

  • Attended North Marion High School and Marion County Tech Center.

  • Hobby's are crocheting, taking pictures, watching her kids play sports, cooking, baking, and spending time with her family.

  • Married to Freddie Poling they have three kids Matti, Maggie, and Mitchel

  • Favorite part of the atmosphere of the MCTC is everyone here is teaching there trade, and  the students become what they are teaching.

Melonie Poling


About MCTC


Student and Parent Resources

Marion County now has 33 mobile hotspots in our communities who have limited broadband connectivity.  Please see the breakdown of mobile hot spots below. 
Marion County Schools 6 Mobile Hot Spot Locations 
Location #1 – Grant Town Town Hall - Marion County School Bus # 54 is parked across the street in the gravel parking lot.
Location #2 - Farmington Town Hall - Marion County Schools Steam Bus is parked behind the town hall adjacent to the block building. 
Location #3 – Mannington Area – 1872 Flaggy Meadow Road, Bus # 34 is parked at a residence.
Location #4 – Bunner’s Ridge Area – 2127 Bunner’s Ridge Road, Bus # 40 is parked at a residence.
Location #5 – Baxter Fire Hall – The bus is parked at the Baxter Fire Hall, Bus # 53.
Location #6 – Metz Fire Hall – Antenna connected to the outside of the Metz Fire Hall.
Marion County 6 Mobile Hot Spot log in and password are as follows.
1) Log in:  Guest
2) Password:  MCSW2017
Governor Justice Kids Connect Broadband Program (27 sites in Marion County)
In addition to the Marion County Mobile hotspots, Governor Justices' Kids Connect Program has provided each 
Marion County School, Marion County Board of Education, Mannington Public Library, Marion County Public Library, Prickett’s Fort State Park, and new 201st Armory all have drive up wireless broadband connectivity for students, teachers and employees.
1) Enter into a school parking lot and look for "Kids Connect" on the device
2) Click on the "Kids Connect Splash Page"
3) Click on accept, you are now connected. 
Kids Connect Log in update / December 14, 2020
As discussed, authentication for Kids Connect is now ready to deploy.  
Over the Christmas break we will be turning on authentication which will require the use of the Student/Staff K12 email account and password to gain access.  There will be a captive portal page that will appear once the WVKidsConnect SSID is selected and a browser is opened. That page will have guidance as well as helpdesk information. WVNET is handling the helpdesk operation and will have access to reset passwords for those people who forget passwords.

School Counselor Sabrina Hampton

  • Mrs. Hampton has been counseling for 11 years at the MCTC​

  • Currently counseling 9th grade through adults.

  • Attended West Virginia University, and went to high school at East Hardy High School.

  • Favorite quote is, "Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school"

  • School Email:

  • Favorite part of the atmosphere of the MCTC is that it is a family orientated atmosphere, and the kids all want to be here.

Sabrina Hampton