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Why choose CTC?

Our focus is YOU.

Your success is our mission! Everything we do at CTC is centered around helping you discover your passion, unlock your potential, and fuel your future.

Your future. Your choices.

CTC is all about choices. We offer a wide variety of career-tech programs from hands-on to high-tech, there's something here for everyone. Same with academic classes, we offer a diverse range of classes to help you earn credits for graduation and to challenge you to think outside the box.

Hands-on learning.

At CTC we believe in learning by doing. You'll roll up your sleeves and work on real-world projects, offering you the chance to apply what you're learning. The best part? You'll be having so much fun that you won't even realize you're learning problem solving and teamwork along the way. 

Graduate job ready.

When you graduate from high school you'll leave with a diploma AND a skill set that will set you apart from other job seekers. CTC has an extensive network of Business Partners in the local community who value the knowledge, skills, and experience that CTC program graduates bring to the table. Plus, you'll have the opportunity to earn industry credentials and certifications during your program that also help you stand out in the job market.

At Springfield-Clark CTC we help you get READY for YOUR Future - whether that be a specialized career, college, military, or entrepreneurship - we will help you get there!

What are YOU ready for?

Our goal at CTC is to get you ready - Career Ready. College Ready. Life Ready. - for your future.

Want to pursue a career?

Not only will you learn the basic skills you can use immediately after graduation, we can help you land that first job while you're still a student. Through CTC's Work Placement program you can learn and earn at the same time!

Interested in college after graduation?

Get a jump-start on credits and scholarships while at CTC. We have unique partnerships with technical schools, colleges, and universities that offer CTAG credits, CCP credits, and scholarships. 

Planning to enlist?

Each several CTC students feel called to serve our country through enlistment in the military. We can connect you with local recruiters and assist with any paperwork needed.

Want to be your own boss?

Running a business requires a well-rounded skill set and a solid network of business relationships. We can help you with both! CTC offers business classes, networking opportunities, and student clubs and organizations that provide leadership experiences so you can turn your innovative ideas into successful business ventures.

If you’re unsure what direction you want to go, we can help you find your passion! 

CTC is more than just a classroom

We offer a dynamic and exciting high school experience for those students and families that choose the CTC. Plan a visit. We know that you will like what you see, hear, and experience!

One beautiful campus and more than 100 dedicated staff serve the Springfield and Clark County region. The CTC has  a nearly 60-year track record of educational and career-training success. Our students find that academics and specialized career tech coursework blend to create unique and fun learning opportunities.

Our career-tech teachers have vast business and industry experiences that make learning relevant and interesting for our students, while our Academic teachers show students how math, science, English, and social studies are relevant to careers and to life - it's a perfect combination!

If you’re unsure what direction you want to go, we can help you find your passion! 

We're here for YOU!

We help you get READY for YOUR future. What do you want to do - go to college, join the military, pursue a career, or build your own business? CTC will help you get there!

Career Ready. College Ready. Life Ready.

Welcome to Springfield-Clark CTC, where our mission is clear: to get YOU ready for whatever path you choose after graduation. Whether you're aiming to be CAREER ready, COLLEGE ready, or LIFE ready, we're here to guide you towards your future success.

Our mission

Strive to create

Our vision is SUCCESS

Critical thinking
Community involvement
Education for life
Skills in technology
Strategies to succeed

Our goal is to ACT

Achieve academic success
Collaborate with community
Teach technical skills

Our core beliefs

  • Every person has worth and is entitled to be treated with respect.
  • Family support is important to the academic success of students.
  • Learning will be challenging and enjoyable, enabling students to solve real-world problems.
  • The CTC will strive to provide the highest quality training and up-to-date technology in all programs. 
  • Staff will be role models in all aspects of professionalism, assisting student development of strong work ethics.
  • Continual staff development is a vital element to maintaining a productive learning environment for students.
  • Success depends on staff working together as a team.
  • Students will develop thinking skills to solve real problems.