Mission Statement & Points of Pride

Mission Statement

We, the William D. Ford Career-Technical Center staff, will prepare our students with the knowledge, technological proficiency, and personal skills essential for success in an increasingly complex society.

Points of Pride

  • Annual School-Wide Writing Program            
  • Anti-Bullying Policy Adopted                
  • Student Mentorship Program                    
  • 16 Community Outreach Programs/Events        
  • 11 Regional HOSA winners.  45 Regional HOSA finalists.
  • More than $165,000.00 awarded in Career Technical specific scholarships.
  • Four First Place winners in various Welding competitions.  
  • IVD team took Best in Presentation at the Masters of Mobility competition
  • Three students recognized for the State of Michigan Breaking Traditions award, with one receiving the Merit Award for Excellence.  
  • Sixth consecutive year as a Green School maintaining Evergreen status.  

Cost of Educating a Student

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Upcoming Events

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Coffee with the Superintendent (April 11, 2019)

2019-04-11 - Coffee with the Superintendent April 2019
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This year's Coffee with the Superintendent will take place on April 11th, 2019 at 9am. Location will be at Schweitzer Elementary School (2601 Treadwell, Westland MI 48186)

Wayne Memorial Theatrical Guild Presents Sister Act

2019 Wayne-Memorial Theatrical Guild Sister Act Play
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April 25, 26, and 27th at 7pmStockmeyer Auditorium (Wayne Memorial High School)

Tickets are $12
Doors open 30 minutes before each show
 

William D. Ford Career Technical Center - 4th Annual Job Fair

William D. Ford Career Tech 4th Annual Job Fair
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When: May 14, 2019
1st session: 8am to 10am
2nd session: 11am to 1:30pm

Please join us on Tuesday, May 14th for participation in William D. Ford Career Technical Center’s Annual Job Fair. Meet with 30+ companies and discuss post-secondary options such as:
 

  • Full or part-time employment in the workforce
  • Full or part-time employment with a company that offers an Apprenticeship Program
  • Full or part-time employment with a company that offers tuition reimbursement
  • Employment options with the military

Resume and/or Interviewing skills support provided by the Job Placement Office. Please contact Mrs. Bobowski (734-419-2142) or Mrs. Bigelow (734-419-2116) to make an appointment or for more information.

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Sunshine & Rainbows Learn Tae Kwon Do Basics

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Sunshine and Rainbows Preschool and Early Childhood/Teacher Education students learned some Tae Kwon Do basics today at Kick Tae Kwon Do in Wayne.

2018-19 Gaming & Programming Student Awards

2018-19 Gaming & Programming Student Awards
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11 of 12 this year have been for: Introduction to Programming Using JavaScript

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One student, Roman Hasenpflug, earned this AND another certification in: Introduction to Programming Using HTML and CSS
 

Paczki Donut Day with Chef Tony

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Today students will be receiving Paczki Donuts from Chef Tony and his culinary arts program. 

Regional Construction Competition Update

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Students from left to right: Austin Schafer, Brenden Booth, Jacob Shirley, DeAsia Rodwell 

Wayne Westland's William D. Ford Career Technical Center Hosted the Southeast Michigan Regional Construction Competition on Thursday. Students are given a print and required to build an entire structure on their own, using the skills they learned in their construction class. The Wayne Westland students did exceptionally well with Austin Schafer taking first place. 

Contact Us

William D. Ford Career-Technical Center

36455 Marquette
Westland, MI 48185
Phone: 734-419-2100
Fax: 734-595-2127

Administration

Jennifer LaDuke
Principal
Daniel Calhoun
Assistant Principal

Student Hours: 7:25 am - 1:50 pm

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Ford Career Tech Calendar

Ford Career Tech Calendar
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  • 30 Mar
    thru Apr 7
    • No School - Spring Recess
      Date: Mar 30 - Apr 7
      Location: William D. Ford Career-Tech Center
      Calendar: William D. Ford Career Technical Center
  • 19 Apr
    • No School - Good Friday
      Date: Apr 19
      Location: William D. Ford Career-Tech Center
      Calendar: William D. Ford Career Technical Center
  • 24 May
    • P.M. - No Students - Professional Development
      Date: May 24
      Time: 11:10 AM to 1:50 PM
      Location: William D. Ford Career-Tech Center
      Calendar: William D. Ford Career Technical Center
  • 27 May
    • No School - Memorial Day Recess
      Date: May 27
      Location: William D. Ford Career-Tech Center
      Calendar: William D. Ford Career Technical Center
  • 12 Jun
    • Exams - A.M. in A.M. - No Students in P.M.
      Date: Jun 12
      Time: 7:25 AM to 10:05 AM
      Location: William D. Ford Career-Tech Center
      Calendar: William D. Ford Career Technical Center