Arkansas Tech University Career Center

Located in Russellville, the Career Center offers programs in 10 career and technical areas.

Arkansas Tech University Career Center
2201 S. Knoxville Ave.
Russellville, AR 72802
(479) 968-5422

Built in 1972 with five programs, the Career Center has undergone extensive remodeling and additions to become one of the largest secondary career and technical centers in Arkansas. The Career Center draws its 600-plus student enrollment from 11 area high schools in Pope, Yell and Johnson counties, including Russellville, Dover, Pottsville, Hector, Atkins, Dardanelle, Danville, Two Rivers, Western Yell County, Lamar and Clarksville high schools.

Wondering what you're going to do after high school?

Wondering what you can do during high school to help?

Take a look through our website! Ten industry-driven, job-specific programs that prepare you for immediate employment or further education await your enrollment.

ATCC was honored by the Southern Regional Education Board, which named the technical center for high school students one of its most improved sites. Click here to read about the prestigious award!


Arkansas Tech Career Center Academic Calendar 2015-16

Oct. 14 End of First Quarter
Oct. 15 SkillsUSA Fall Leadership, Fort Smith
Oct. 26 Parent-Teacher Conferences, 3-7 p.m.
Oct. 30 No classes - Professional Development/Flex Day
Nov. 6 No classes - Professional Development
Nov. 23 5-weeks Progress Reports
Nov. 25-27 No School - Thanksgiving Holiday
Dec. 16 End of Semester
Dec. 21-Jan. 1 No School - Christmas Break
Jan. 4* No classes - Professional Development
Jan. 5 Classes Resume
Jan. 18* No School - Martin Luther King, Jr., Holiday
Feb. 8 5-weeks Progress Reports; Parent/Teacher Conferences, 3-7 p.m.
Feb. 12 No classes - Professional Development/Flex Day
Feb. 15* No classes - Professional Development
Feb. 18 Local Skills Contest; Spring Advisory
March 3 Local Leadership Contest
March 11 End of Third Quarter
March 17 FFA Competition (No Students)
March 21-25 No School - Spring Break
April 12-13 SkillsUSA State Competition, Hot Springs
April 27 5-weeks Progress Reports
April 28 Student Recognition Night, Witherspoon Hall, 6 p.m.
May 25 Last Day of School (If no snow days)
May 30 No School - Memorial Day
TBA TechKnow Camp

*Dates that can be converted to inclement weather makeup days