Career Tech Center

Arming Students with Skills to Compete in a Global Economy
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Mission & Vision

Mission Statement:
 

The mission of The Madison County Career Technical Center is to create lifelong motivated learners through dynamic, relevant curriculum encompassing advanced technology, college credit options, industry credentials and strategic partnerships, preparing students to enter and compete in a global workforce.

Vision Statement:

The Madison County Career Technical Center will be recognized nationally as a leader in career/technical education.

Core Values and Beliefs:

  • Student learning is our primary focus.
  • Current, multiple-instructional strategies support learning objectives.
  • The facility is welcoming with a safe and orderly environment that shows students are valued.
  • A quality staff holds students accountable to develop independence and self-worth.
  • The curriculum is up-to-date and industry-based, centered on rigorous and relevant experiences.
  • Programs maintain quality relationships with stakeholders by displaying student work, celebrating accomplishments, gaining feedback and utilizing resources.
  • Career/technical education is part of a total program of academic and technical studies that prepares students for continued learning in work or educational settings.
  • Career/technical courses have challenging, clearly defined goals that all students are expected to achieve.
  • The educational emphasis is on helping students become independent learners who can think through problems and find solutions.
  • The faculty commits to continuous improvement to enable students to become confident, self-directed, and lifelong learners.

Goals:

  • Every student, a graduate.
  • Increase the percentages of technology center students who obtain completer status and enter employment within the field for which they were prepared and who enter postsecondary studies.
  • Increase annually the percentage of students that earn an industry recognized credential.
  • Increase percentages of students who meet the Alabama mathematics and science performance goals.
  • Advance state and local policies and leadership initiatives that sustain a continuous school improvement effort.
  • Increase annually the percentage of students leaving the technology center with postsecondary credit or having met standards for postsecondary studies, so they will avoid remedial courses.
  • Increase membership and participation in Career Technical Student Organizations each year through membership campaigns and incentives.