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.  

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Upcoming Events

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Tuesday, October 23rd - State of the District

State of the District 2018
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We're having our annual State of the District event on October 23, 2018 at John Glenn Auditorium (36105 Marquette, Westland MI) at 6:30pm (doors open at 6pm for gallery walk)

Friday, October 26th - 8th Annual Spooktacular


This event takes place at

Wayne Memorial High School
3001 Fourth Street
Wayne, MI 48184
Phone: 734-419-2200

What time? 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

This is a FREE family fun event open to all Wayne-Westland students (6th Grade and under). There will be trick or treating, Halloween skits, and treats. Dress appropriately!

At 7:15 pm, please join us at the football field for a special show "Friday Night Lights," presented by WMHS Zebra Marching Band!

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Manufacturing Day

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Gay Bobowski and Stephanie Bigelow took the students at William D. Ford Career and Technical Center to Link Engineering in Plymouth, Michigan for Manufacturing Day on October 5, 2018. The students also toured the Wayne County Community College campus to learn about various skilled trade programs they offer. Manufacturing Day is an statewide event that promotes exposure to the different jobs within the manufacturing industry.

Annual Tech Trek

2018-09-28 - William D Ford Tech Trek 01

We had a great time at our annual Tech Trek. This event was to encourage team building with multiple stations set up. View more images from this event here!

FREE Breakfast and Lunch for ALL K-12 Students!

Great News- FREE Breakfast and Lunch for ALL K-12 students!

Beginning Oct. 1, 2018, Wayne-Westland Community Schools will offer FREE breakfast and lunch to all K-12 students.

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Beaumont Partnership administered TB for students working with preschoolers at Sunshine & Rainbows

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Staff from Beaumont was here to administer mandatory TB tests for students to prepare them for working with the preschool students this year at Sunshine and Rainbows.

Contact Us

William D. Ford Career-Technical Center

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


Daniel Calhoun
Assistant Principal

Student Hours: 7:25 am - 1:50 pm

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Ford Career Tech Calendar

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