Career & Technical Education

It is our goal to enhance the career opportunities of our students by providing a safe and secure environment in which instruction and experience will challenge the heart and intrigue the mind of every individual that attends our Tech Center.


Professional Student of the Month

October: Alysa Gould Alysa is the daughter of Alan and Jill Gould. She is a senior at Tawas Area Schools. She is a second year student in the Building Trades program. As a non-traditional student in the construction trades program, Alysa has made tremendous strides this year becoming a clear leader among her classmates. She is an excellent team player, operates building related tools with precision, and takes great pride in her work. She has been a member of the leadership committee at IRESA and will be attending Delta College next fall majoring in Residential and Commercial Construction Programs.
September: Ethan Nelkie Ethan is the son of Joe and Sandy Nelkie. He is a junior at Alternative Educational Academy. He is a first year student in the Culinary Arts & Restaurant Management program. Ethan loves this class and it shows. He is very prompt, kind, and courteous to everyone and always eager to help whoever needs it. Ethan is a level 1 student but has the work ethics of a level 2 student. He keeps people on task and volunteers regularly for extra work. His leadership makes him a great role model for others.