About Us

What is CTA?

Cascadia Technical Academy is a cooperative Career and Technical learning experience created in partnership with ten school districts in SW Washington.  It started in 1983 as Clark County Skills Center.

Who can attend CTA?

Students of Battle Ground, Camas, ESD 112, Evergreen, Hockinson, La Center, Ridgefield, Vancouver, Washougal and Woodland have first choice for the nearly 1,200 openings to attend Cascadia Tech each year.

Can others attend?

Homeschooled students, GED students and those attending approved local private schools can also attend when open spots are available. We have many students outside of the ten member districts each year.


Is Cascadia Tech right for you?

Want to go to work right out of high school?

Looking for a specific industry certification?

Want to jump-start your college studies?

Cascadia Tech Academy offers career and technical education where jobs are in high-demand and pay well. High school juniors and seniors can earn college credits as well as certifications and licenses specific to their program areas.

We serve over 29 high schools, private schools, and home schools in Clark County. Each year, more than 1,100 students choose Cascadia Tech to improve their earning potential through advanced career or technical training.

High Quality Programs

Cascadia Tech offers 15 in-demand programs that prepare students to enter the world of work right after high school.  Beyond the required skills and abilities, students learn the required professional skills needed for success, whether that is in the workplace or in post-secondary learning opportunities.