Prepare for an exciting career

The Cascadia Tech Academy (formerly Clark County Skills Center) serves juniors and seniors in 10 local school districts, including Vancouver Public Schools. These students are eligible to apply for half-day programs ranging from aviation technology and criminal justice to fashion merchandising/management and homeland security.

VPS provides transportation for students who are expected to ride the bus if they are accepted into any program, except fire science, at Cascadia Tech Academy.

Application process

All sophomores have opportunities to learn about the academy through presentations at their schools. Interested students also can attend an annual tour.

Application is required to enroll in an academy program. Please speak to a VPS high school career specialist or contact the Cascadia Tech Academy for more information.


Cascadia Tech Academy is offered through a partnership with Evergreen Public Schools.