As part of Las Vegas’ Clark County School District, East Career and Technical Academy is a public high school that provides educational opportunities for students interested in pursuing a variety of career and technical programs. The school offers a range of classes in eight programs, including early childhood education, automotive technology, electronic engineering technology, construction management, culinary arts, marketing and hospitality, information technology, and medical professions.
Many classes are eligible for credit at Nevada universities and colleges. Several of the school’s programs lead directly to certification, while some, including honors and advanced-placement classes, provide opportunities for post-secondary learning. Hands-on projects, internships, and job shadowing programs provide students with first-hand experience.
About the Author: Guy Bennallack is an entrepreneur and licensed general contractor who operates two roofing companies, a window and glazing company, a painting company, and several real estate holding entities. Guy Bennallack maintains membership in a number of professional organizations, including the National Roofing Contractors Association, the Western States Roofing Contractors Association, the Nevada Subcontractors Association, and the Nevada Business Coalition. Mr. Bennallack contributes to several community institutions, including East Career and Technical Academy.