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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.

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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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February 26, 2021
Welcome to the WWCS Mindful Moment Room

Check out this virtual “Mindful Moment Room”, developed by the District's Mental Health Taskforce. It focuses on self-care and mindful resources and activities for students, staff and families. It was developed from similar rooms created by our staff for students. This Mindful Moment Room has information on Meditation, Yoga, relaxing music, photos and videos, recipes, and more.

Welcome to the WWCS Mindful Moment Room

External LinkWelcome to the WWCS Mindful Moment Room

 

January 26, 2021
In–District Schools of Choice (WWCS Residence Only) - Is Now Open

Wayne-Westland Community Schools will offer district residents a Schools of Choice program for the 2021-2022 year for students in kindergarten through grade twelve. The Schools of Choice program provides parents the opportunity to move their child from one school to another within the boundaries of the school district PROVIDED there is room available in the school. Transportation to and from the school of choice must be provided by the parent or legal guardian.

Please visit our Schools of Choice page to apply.

December 18, 2020
Calling All Student Inventors!

Calling all student inventors!  Turn your great idea into a reality.

Turn your great idea into a reality.

Inviting all 3-12 graders to participate in EMUiNVENT, a regional convention that provides young inventors an opportunity to use the invention process to create and pitch an original product.

Need help with your idea?
Visit www.emich.edu/emuinvent to be connected with budding and experienced engineers and entrepreneurs.

Have other questions?
Teachers and students can email us at emu_invent@emich.edu

EMUiNVENT will be held virtually on March 12, 2021. Outstanding projects will be invited to the Michigan Invention Convention in April 2021.

External LinkSee EMUiNVENT flyer

August 31, 2020
Share Your First Day Photos with Us!

Welcome back Wayne-Westland friends and family!  We would like to invite everyone to share your First Day of School photos with us!   Students, Staff & Parents... help us celebrate your unique 2020 return to school experience. We look forward to seeing your creative first day photos!   Email your photos to info@wwcsd.net  We may be sharing your photos on Facebook, Twitter and the District website.

Welcome back Wayne-Westland friends and family!  We would like to invite everyone to share your First Day of School photos with us!

Students, Staff & Parents... help us celebrate your unique 2020 return to school experience. We look forward to seeing your creative first day photos!

Email your photos to info@wwcsd.net
We may be sharing your photos on Facebook, Twitter and the District website.

 

August 18, 2020
WDFCTC Distance Learning Schedules

 

Distance Learning Schedules

PDF DocumentDistance Learning Schedule : William D. Ford Career-Technical Center

For a complete list of all WWCS Distance Learning Schedules, please visit our Return to Learn updates page. 

 

November 12, 2020
Hotspot Locations

WWCS Hotspots

UPDATE: Change to WWCS Hotspots (formerly Bus Hotspots)

The Wayne-Westland Community Schools buses equipped with wifi have been replaced by wifi units located inside clubhouses, management offices and homes in the same areas as the buses were stationed. 

Here is a list of current locations:

  • The Landings Apartments
  • Westwick Co-Ops 
  • Hickory Woods Apartments 
  • Park Hills Apartments 
  • Salvation Army (Westland) 
  • Samaritas Family Shelter 
 
Please also note, there are other hotspot locations around the Wayne-Westland area.  Students can look to see if the WWCS Wifi Signal is available in their area, even if it's not listed above. 
 
If a Wayne-Westland Community Schools student is having wifi connectivity issue, please contact the Family Resource Center at 734-419-2709. They have a limited supply of personal hotspots that will connect to District devices that have been issued to WWCS students. 




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William D. Ford Career-Technical Center

36455 Marquette
Westland, MI 48185

Phone: 734-419-2100
Fax: 734-595-2127

Student Hours

7:25 am - 1:50 pm

 

 

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Website Accessibility

Website Accessibility Policy 

Wayne-Westland Community Schools (“District”) is committed to ensuring accessibility of its website for students, parents, employees, and members of the public. All pages on the District’s website will conform to the W3C WAI’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0, Level AA conformance, or updated equivalents of those guidelines. The District will continue to test future releases/updates of its website and remains committed to maintaining its compliance and serving the widest possible audience. To this end, the District will perform periodic accessibility audits of its website.

Please report any concerns on the Accessibility Concerns page. 

Web Accessibility Coordinator:
Scott Mastenbrook
734 419-2009
MastenbrookS@wwcsd.net