Instructor and student working on a wood lathe

About Career Tech

Welcome to North Ed Career Tech

The Northwest Education Services Career Tech  provides students with the academic and technical skills, along with the knowledge and training necessary to succeed in a career that will guide them down a pathway to a meaningful life. In total, about 12.5 million high school and college students are enrolled in Career Technical Education (CTE) programs across the nation. Our center is located in Traverse City, Michigan and serves high school juniors and seniors who reside and attend school in Antrim, Benzie, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, or Leelanau county. We invite you to browse our website or schedule a visit to explore the tuition-free career and technical education opportunities offered at our center. Feel free to contact us for more information at 231.922.6273.

Career Tech Administration

Patrick Lamb

Assistant Superintendent of Career & Technical Education



Janet VanZale

Interim Assistant Principal



Matt Nausadis

Assistant Principal



Photo of Chris Haines, Career Tech Curriculum DirectorChristopher Haines

Curriculum Director