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Ralph R. Willis Career and Technical Center

“Skills Today For Jobs Tomorrow”
Located near Logan, West Virginia, Ralph R. Willis Career and Technical Center offers high school students as well as adult learners the opportunity to enhance their academic studies with specialized training in competitive fields. 
Upon completion of a Ralph R. Willis training program, students have the opportunity to earn college credit, as well as become certified in a specialized field.
  • Our mission is to create 21st century learners by providing the skills today for jobs tomorrow
  • Our vision is to prepare our students to become productive and successful in a global society
Core Beliefs:
  • Student attendance and mastery of skills are closely aligned
  • Students need to master basic literacy skills, basic skills in their chosen trade and pursue higher education in order to receive high-paying employment
  • Teamwork in the school and sharing projects between schools is vital to student academic success, both in the home school and the technical center
  • Students respect teachers who show concern and work closely with them
  • Parent involvement in school processes is directly related to student achievement

Our Goals

  • Increase the number of CTE students meeting standards in math, reading, and locating information as measured by the WorkKeys exam
  • Increase percentage of secondary students receiving EDGE credit for the programs we offer
  • Ensure that students demonstrate mastery of skills, as measured by the WVDE Global 21 Performance Assessment
  • Provide job seeking skills so students will be qualified to enter the workforce
  • Establish more partnerships with local industry and local community colleges 

Non-Deiscriminatory Statement

  • In pursuit of a total education (curricular, extra-curricular, or co-curricular), Ralph R. Willis Career and Technical Center does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, handicapping conditions, marital status or nationality



~ David Adkins, Principal


Copyright 2015