Career & Technical Education

Contact Information

Dean: Rob Lohrmeyer, PhD
Office: MTB 101
Phone: 208-792-2225
FAX: 208-792-2816

Career & Technical Education offers professional and technical training through a formalized array of educational experiences that will prepare individuals for gainful employment as semi-skilled, skilled workers, or technicians in recognized and in new and emerging occupations. It also prepares individuals for enrollment in advanced technical education programs.


Career & Technical Education programs are organized into units to carry out the role and mission. The Divisions of Business Technology and Service and Technical and Industrial provide the instructional support for the various programs and degrees. Workforce Training provides education and training opportunities in all areas of industry, allied health, professional/business technology, and government agencies.  The Adult Learning Center provides quality instruction in reading, writing, math, and the English Language to help adults transition into college and/or prepare for the GED tests.  The Learning Resource Center assists students with study skills and college success strategies.  Advanced Opportunities (Formerly Tech-Prep) allows high school students to earn competency based technical college credits for their high school technical coursework. Career & Technical Education offers two Affiliate Programs: Physical Therapist Assistant through North Idaho College and Dental Hygiene through Lane Community College.