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What is CAVIT? The Central Arizona Valley Institute of Technology (CAVIT) is a public school district working in partnership with eleven area high schools: Casa Grande Union High School, Coolidge High School, Florence High School, Imagine Prep SchoolMaricopa High School, Poston Butte High School, San Tan Foothills High SchoolSanta Cruz Valley Union High School, Sequoia Pathway Academy School, Villa Oasis School, and Vista Grande High School. Students in the eleven area high schools can begin preparing for high-wage, high-demand occupations while in high school. Any Junior or Senior who has met prerequisites of an approved career and technology education program may enroll.

The Central Arizona Valley Institute of Technology provides Career and Technology Education opportunities for students to become members of a competitive workforce.

Education with a Purpose.


What We Do

Today’s high-tech workplace demands well-trained workers. At Central Arizona Valley Institute of Technology, you will find the career training you need to reach your career goals. CAVIT offers aesthetics, cosmetology, dental assistant, fire science, law enforcement, massage therapy, medical assistant, nursing assistant, and veterinary assistant training programs for high school students.

High school students in the 11th and 12th grades may attend CAVIT central campus programs and receive high school and dual enrollment credits while enrolled in CAVIT classes. Career technology education prepares students to enter the workforce immediately after graduation or to pursue further education at a community college or university.


Competition

In the future, 65 percent of all jobs will require technical skills that demand specialized training. Most require education beyond high school. CAVIT is constantly upgrading its Career and Technology education training programs to provide the skills necessary for high paying careers.

 


CAVIT Non-Discrimination Policy - CAVIT is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in relation to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, language of origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or marital status. Unless expressly superseded by controlling federal or state statutes, regulations or court decisions, this policy will prevail in all matters concerning staff members, students, the public, educational programs and services and individuals with whom the Joint Board does business. Prohibited Discrimination: in addition, Section 504 of the rehabilitation Act (29 U.S.C. 794, et seq.) requires, and it is the policy of the District, that otherwise qualified handicapped persons must not be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination solely on the basis of handicap, under any district program or activity, that receives federal financial assistance. The District expressly prohibits all such unlawful discrimination by its agents and employees.



  1. Establish a working environment conducive to innovative Career and Technology Education delivery systems and continuous quality improvement.
  2. Develop a unique joint technology education system based on the true collaborative system of the five participating school districts.
  3. Partner with business, industry and the community to establish responsive educational/training services to meet workforce needs.
  4. Create effective curricula to guarantee student success at the highest level they choose to meet.
  5. Recruit, support, and honor the very best Career and Technology Education teachers.
  6. Maintain continuous communication with the public.


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