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Kentucky Tech

Introductory Information

The primary purpose of the area technology center is to serve high school students by enhancing and expanding student career options that lead to continuation of education at the postsecondary level and/or successful employment upon graduation from high school.

The role of the area technology center is vital in the overall scheme of economic development and provides an additional avenue for business and industry personnel to be trained.

Goals
  • Provide technical skills training to secondary students that leads to successful post high school transition
  • Enhance career exploration options for secondary students
  • Collaborate with local school districts to enhance the educational growth of all students. Respond to the training needs of business and industry for the community
  • Become an Area Center for Excellence to continually improve quality technical education for life long learning

 

Key Services for High School Students
  • Technical education programs for secondary students
  • Hands-on training in program areas
  • Student placement assistance, as well as cooperative education, clinicals, internship and practicum experiences

 

Key Services for Employers
  • Customized training programs to train new workers or re-train experienced workers for specific, industry-requested jobs
  • Identification of training needs for companies and effective ways to meet those needs
  • Flexible curriculum design and training arrangements