Detroit Public Schools to spotlight Career and Technical Education during after school enrollment events Wednesday, March 25

Detroit Public Schools will place a spotlight on the district’s Career and Technical Education offerings during an after-school enrollment fair at the district’s four Career and Technical Centers on Wednesday, March 25.

A. Philip Randolph Career and Technical High School, 17101 Hubbell St., 4:00-6:00 p.m.

On Wednesday, visitors will hear how Randolph students gain a hands-on experience in construction trades. Offerings include business partnerships with industry leaders and a new 9th Grade Career Academy program. Students can earn a high school diploma, an associate’s degree, trade skill certification and paid internships through extensive coursework.

Breithaupt Career and Technical Center, 9300 Hubbell St., 3:30-5:30 p.m.

On Wednesday, Breithaupt Career and Technical Center students will demonstrate skills used in the restaurant, cosmetology, automotive fields and more! Offerings include academic and technical content for grades 10-12; strong employability skills; renowned Culinary Arts Program Coursework; Training in Automotive and Technology Services; Computer Aided Drafting; Welding and Cutting; Cosmetology; Business Administration.

Crockett Career and Technical Center, 571 Mack Ave., 3:30-5:30 p.m.

Located in the heart of Detroit Medical Center, Crockett prepares students for careers in a laboratory or an inpatient setting. Offerings include Phlebotomy and Patient Care Assisting; Pre-Nursing & Clinical experience; CPR Certification; Career Counseling; HIPAA and Privacy Training. On Wednesday, visitors can participate in free health screenings by health professionals and students during an on-site Health Fair.

Golightly Career and Technical Center/Davis Aerospace Technical High School, 900 Dickerson Ave., 3:30-5:30 p.m.

At Golightly Career and Technical Center, which is located on the same campus as Davis Aerospace Technical High School, visitors on Wednesday will learn about programs geared toward high wage jobs, internships, scholarships, and the center’s five-week entrepreneurial class, which explores Business Management Practicum. Visitors also can take a test flight in Davis’ in-school flight simulator.

Families seeking to apply for spots in these schools should apply at the school building site for the 2015-16 school year. An Open Enrollment Period for all schools will follow April 18-May 1 and include additional opportunities to visit and learn more about schools.

Further information is available at 313-240-4377 or

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