Mission Statement & Points of Pride

Mission Statement

We, the William D. Ford Career-Technical Center staff, will prepare our students with the knowledge, technological proficiency, and personal skills essential for success in an increasingly complex society.

Points of Pride

  • Annual School-Wide Writing Program            
  • Anti-Bullying Policy Adopted                
  • Student Mentorship Program                    
  • 16 Community Outreach Programs/Events        
  • 11 Regional HOSA winners.  45 Regional HOSA finalists.
  • More than $165,000.00 awarded in Career Technical specific scholarships.
  • Four First Place winners in various Welding competitions.  
  • IVD team took Best in Presentation at the Masters of Mobility competition
  • Three students recognized for the State of Michigan Breaking Traditions award, with one receiving the Merit Award for Excellence.  
  • Sixth consecutive year as a Green School maintaining Evergreen status.  

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2019 Local Skills Competition

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Weather-related school closing factors

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Career Tech Open House

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We had a wonderful time at our recent Open House. 

Contact Us

William D. Ford Career-Technical Center

36455 Marquette
Westland, MI 48185
Phone: 734-419-2100
Fax: 734-595-2127


Jennifer LaDuke
Daniel Calhoun
Assistant Principal

Student Hours: 7:25 am - 1:50 pm

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Ford Career Tech Calendar

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      Date: Mar 15
      Time: 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
      Location: WWCSD Elementary Schools (times may vary)
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