"Creating Life Long Learners"
MISSION STATEMENT

At Alfred E. Smith Career and Technical Education High School, it is our mission to provide our students with the skills necessary to become successful learners for further education and career exploration by integrating rigorous classroom instruction with relevant, work-based experiences. 

VISION STATEMENT
Through our Automotive, Collision Repair, Graphics Technology and other academic programs, we provide a high quality education that prepares students to be successful whether they choose post-secondary education or employment after graduation. We are committed to inspiring our students to think critically, communicate effectively with others, and solve problems efficiently, while incorporating the latest technology to enhance their skills.

OUR CORE VALUES 


  • All students have the capacity to learn and are expected to succeed.
  • We effectively use technology as a tool for improving student achievement
  • We are committed to providing educational and career based opportunities to all students 
  • We will work with families, providing meaningful information on student progress 
  • We will provide a safe environment that fosters positive character development and accountability
  • We cultivate creative problem solving, and critical thinking
  • We believe students should be active participants in their own learning.
OUR GOALS
  • Increase achievement for all students 
  • Narrow the gap between high and low performing students
  • Implement the Common Core State Standards across all content areas and technology programs
  • Effectively use instructional strategies and technology to improve student learning and achievement
  • Provide the best post-secondary opportunities for all students through our college office, and technology programs.
OUR PARTNERS & PROGRAMS

We are proud to work with a variety of partners and programs to be able to offer our students a unique and rigorous high school experience, both in and out of the classroom, including opportunities such as paid internships, job shadowing, Advanced Placement classes and youth apprenticeships. Some of our partnerships include:


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