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Western Area Career and Technology Center

The vision of Western Area Career & Technology Center is to focus on education, training and career development for tomorrow's workforce needs. Our mission is to provide the successful acquisition and expansion of technical skills for a positive, quality education in a safe and secure environment leading to post-secondary education and/or sustainable employment for our students.

Nine school districts–Avella Area, Burgettstown Area, Canon-McMillan, Chartiers-Houston, Fort Cherry, McGuffey, Peters Township, Trinity Area and Washington–united in 1967 to form the Western Area Vocational-Technical School, known today as Western Area Career & Technology Center. Western Area is part of Intermediate Unit I, which encompasses Washington, Fayette and Greene Counties. Our facility is considered a leader in technology among the sending districts and currently offers 14 certificate programs.

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Please see your school counselor if you are interested in attending WACTC.