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Clover Park Technical College Building 21

Model of Excellence: Clover Park Technical College Advisory Committee

July 1, 2020

As a vital member of Washington's higher-education system, Clover Park Technical College (CPTC) offers courses online and on campus for students getting ready for their first career, their next step within their career or new careers.

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Arch of purple white and green ballons marking the starting line

Class of 2020 Crosses the Finish Line

June 23, 2020

For two hours, a steady stream of 400 graduates honked and beeped their way through campus. Perimeter Drive was lined with over 100 faculty and staff, who cheered until they were hoarse, shook pompoms, blew thousands of bubbles, clanged hundreds of cowbells, and waved signs of good wishes to carloads of joyful people. 

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Dr. LaRita Mongomery-Mandley on zoom

A New Take on the CPTC All-College Celebration

June 17, 2020

Clover Park Technical College hosted an end-of-year celebration event the afternoon of Tuesday, June 16 to recognize the achievements of the 2019-2020 academic year and to honor staff and faculty award winners.

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Governor Jay Inslee with Mabel Edmonds

VP of Instruction Mabel Edmonds Retires from CPTC

June 9, 2020

After 15 years at Clover Park Technical College, Mabel Edmonds retired as Vice President of Instruction on April 30, 2020.

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Helping students in need through COVID-19

June 2, 2020

When faced with the reality that Washington state’s stay-at-home order was going to last for weeks or months, the CPTC Foundation immediately ramped up efforts to secure as much emergency funding as possible.

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VP of Instruction Mabel Edmonds Retires from CPTC

June 11, 2020
Vice President of Instruction Mabel Edmonds retires from Clover Park Technical College after 15 years
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CPTC receives $270,000 grant to support Career Launch expansion

December 23, 2019
Clover Park Technical College has received $270,000 to support the Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning/Refrigeration and Roofing apprenticeship programs as a part of the Career Connect Washington Program created by Gov. Jay Inslee in 2017.
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Registration Open for the 2nd Annual Andy Fritz Memorial Trek for Tech 5k

July 9, 2019
The Clover Park Technical College Foundation is honored to offer the 2nd Annual Andy Fritz Memorial Trek for Tech 5k run/walk at Clover Park Technical College on July 27th at 9 a.m (check-in starts at 8 a.m.).
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CPTC Awarded Grant to Support Guided Pathways Math Redesign

May 1, 2019
A key piece of Clover Park Technical College’s transition to the Guided Pathways education approach involves redesigning math instruction to better support student success. That effort received a significant boost this week when College Spark awarded the college a supplemental grant worth nearly $150,000 over three years to support the math redesign process.
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CPTC Welcomes Visitors to Spring Program Expo

April 5, 2019
Clover Park Technical College will host its Spring Program Expo on Wednesday, April 10, as it invites anyone interested in learning more about its program offerings to the McGavick Conference Center on its Lakewood Campus.
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CPTC Offers Students Tuition Installment Plan

March 5, 2019
In an effort to offer students an easier way to pay for college, Clover Park Technical College has introduced a new Tuition Installment Plan that allows students to split their tuition into three payments.
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