A Program of The Learning Centers at Fairplex
Vision, Mission and Core Values


The Career and Technical Education Center at Fairplex (CTEC) educates and prepares students for real-world careers and professional success.


CTEC provides students with career training and technical education at minimum cost to the student in its classroom without walls. The hands-on, innovative environment prepares students to produce effectively, achieve educational, financial and personal goals, and to make a positive contribution to community life.

Core Values

Innovation – education through a hands-on, work-ready philosophy delivered in a classroom without walls

Character – a strong work ethic through responsibility and discipline and an enthusiasm for the career pathway of choice

Integrity – high educational standards and academic honesty

Community Service – appreciation for the community that has partnered to provide diverse learning experiences for students

Diversity – inclusive educational opportunities that embrace students from all environments and backgrounds

Collaboration – funding and curriculum support through corporate, charitable and municipal partnerships