• The W.D. and Mary Baker Smith Career Center & Health Occupation & Department honored 45 students who have earned the CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant). The pinning ceremony on December 19 th recognized students who have met the guidelines set forth by the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals for Nurse Aide Registry. Students were ...
    Posted Dec 20, 2017, 6:03 AM by Blaine Bearb
  • 2018 Teacher of the Year Mr. Darren Hebert The W.D. & Mary Baker Smith Career Center would like to congratulate 2018 Teacher of the Year Mr. Darren Hebert
    Posted May 31, 2017, 9:33 AM by Blaine Bearb
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General Information

The W.D. & Mary Baker Smith Career Center serves as an extension of the six area high schools in Lafayette Parish.  This innovative schools offers students:
  • Career and Technical enrichment that provides hands-on experience in two or three hour blocks of instruction.

  • Approximately 15 courses taught from seven Majors and eleven pathways from either the statewide(6), integrated(1), regional(3),or 833(1) areas.

  • Certified teachers and highly skilled professionals technicians who proudly prepare students to meet employers performance standards.

  • Ability to gain “Real-World” experience by learning a particular trade, which will enhance their professional career choices.

  • Completing a career and tech program at the Career Center gives each student the opportunity to continue their education at a four-year college or university, a two year Technical/Community college, or apprenticeship program. Others will enter the workforce full-time upon graduation.

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