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At CEC you will have the opportunity to:

  • Learn career skills and gain industry certifications
  • Participate in challenging academic programs
  • Take high school and college courses simultaneously
  • Earn college credit at no cost
  • Gain real world experience

    CEC graduates are prepared to:

      • Successfully transition to post-secondary education
      • Take on entry-level jobs in their area of career specialization
      • Enter college and/or career with confidence
      • Make good decisions, problem solve and accept responsibility
      • Meet the demands of our rapidly changing world

      At CEC you will do something real!

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      Click the button below to go to our online application. Deadline for 2015-2016 school year is January 30th.

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      Meet Our Staff

      With years of teaching and industry experience our academic and career teachers prepare CEC students for success.

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      Arrange a Tour of CEC

      Want to make sure CEC is the right fit for you? Arrange a tour to visit our academic classes and career programs.

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      CEC Values & Beliefs

            • Students learn best with a variety of methods, including multiple avenues to “experience” the learning.
            • Students learn best with content connects to future goals
            • Students learn best when their voices are valued in the classroom
            • Students realize success involves striving through mistakes, which are the “portals of discovery.” (James Joyce)
            • Students will receive academic support, leading to independence and interdependence
            • Students learn best when they are in a safe and caring environment
            • Students learn best with consistent, high expectations.

      Latest CEC News & Info

      Teaching Careers Students Create Public Service Announcements

      Jessica Garcia Our assignment for Teacher Careers was to create a public service announcement (PSA) on a topic that affected children, parents and/or society. There was a wide array of topics to choose from including obesity, homophobia, divorce, abuse, self-concept, gender issues and even animals used in entertainment. Everyone had to create a short video […]

      Turning Current Events Into Learning Moments

      Thanks to CEC Crime and Forensics teacher Stacey Hervey’s use of current events in her career class, students were able to turn last week’s events surrounding the Ferguson case, into a learning experience. Hervey’s students had a chance to gather the facts about the trial, present and discuss them with their classmates and come to […]

      Architectural Technology Ceiling Tile Project

      By Jamie Gomez-Gonzalez Our historic architecture ceiling tile painting project was a fun and creative assignment. Before painting, we had created a color wheel. We had also learned about historic architecture. Our objective was not only to paint a building on a ceiling tile; it was to choose a historic building and do some research […]