We are living in exciting times in Career and Technical Education. For once in our rich history, the world’s eyes are upon us to see how we can train and educate students for tomorrow’s jobs.
Our region is growing rapidly. Western Area Career & Technology Center will keep up with this growth through industry partnerships and collaboration and the continual improvement of our staff, curriculum, and students. We will work alongside business and industry to train students to meet today’s workforce needs as well as the training needed for jobs that have not yet even been developed.
I know employers in the region will want our students after we have prepared them to work in their industries. We will be a model of excellence in the state by providing rigorous and relevant Career and Technical Education that is responsive to local and global workforce needs and providing access to industry certifications that will ensure our students every opportunity for success in their pursuit of college and careers.
With our school values and common dreams, we are all here to make success happen because our students are our most precious and valuable asset.
As the new Director of Western Area Career & Technology Center, I am excited to accept the challenges of this position. It will be a rewarding experience to follow our students as they excel and become the best-trained workers in our region.
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