Welcome to the Arkansas Tech University Career Center. Located in Russellville, the Career Center offers programs in 10 career and technical areas.
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.
|Jan. 5||No classes - Professional Development|
|Jan. 6||Classes begin|
|Jan. 19||No classes (Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday)|
|Feb. 5||Local Skills Contest and Spring Advisory, 6 p.m.|
|Feb. 9||5-week progress reports; Parent-Teacher Conferences, 3-7 p.m.|
|Feb. 13||No classes - Professional Development/Flex Day|
|Feb. 16||No classes - Professional Development|
|Feb. 19||Local Leadership Contest|
|March||Grade 11 Literacy Exams|
|March 13||End of 3rd quarter (46 days)|
|March 19||FFA Competition - No Students|
|March 23-27||No school - Spring Break|
|April 3||No school - Good Friday|
|April 13-15||SkillsUSA State Competition (Hot Springs)|
|April 28||Student Recognition Night, Witherspoon Hall (Arkansas Tech University, Russellville), 6 p.m.|
|April 29||5-week progress reports|
|May 25||No classes - Memorial Day Holiday|
|May 29||Last day of school (48 days)|
|June 2||"Techno Camp" (TENTATIVE)|
Arkansas Tech University Career Center
2201 S. Knoxville Ave.
Russellville, AR 72802