Welcome to the Joseph A. Cuillier Career Center! We are a school dedicated to providing an education that empowers our students to succeed in the workforce and beyond.
At the Joseph A. Cuillier Career Center, we believe in offering real-world, challenging projects that allow our students to work with industry professionals and apply their knowledge and skills in a practical setting. We are equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and technology and we prioritize excellence, integrity, inclusion, communication, and well-being in all that we do. This creates a positive and supportive learning environment where our students can thrive.
We are proud to be the Joseph A. Cuillier Career Center and we invite you to become a part of our community.
As a school, we are committed to embracing and upholding the core values of excellence, integrity, inclusion, communication, and well-being. We believe that these values are essential to creating a positive and supportive learning environment, where all members of our community feel valued, respected, and empowered to reach their full potential. We strive to model these values in our daily actions and to encourage and support our students in embodying them as well. By embracing these core values, we believe that we can create a school that is truly exceptional, where everyone is able to thrive and succeed.
Our vision is to create a school that is recognized as a leader in providing an education that empowers all individuals to succeed in the workforce and beyond. We envision a school that upholds core values of excellence, integrity, inclusion, communication, and well-being, and that prioritizes equity and social mobility in its mission. In our vision, all individuals thrive and reach their full potential.
Our mission is to provide a comprehensive career and technical education that prepares our students for success in the workforce and beyond. We are committed to upholding our core values of excellence, integrity, inclusion, communication, and well-being in all aspects of our educational programs and services.
We strive to create a positive and supportive learning environment that values diversity, promotes collaboration, and fosters a culture of innovation and creativity. We believe in empowering our students to become lifelong learners who are critical thinkers, problem-solvers, and effective communicators.
Through our curriculum, we aim to provide our students with the knowledge, skills, and competencies necessary to succeed in their chosen careers. We prioritize hands-on, experiential learning opportunities that allow our students to apply their learning in real-world settings.
As a school, we are committed to continuous improvement and innovation, and we actively seek out opportunities to collaborate with industry partners, community organizations, and other educational institutions to ensure that our students receive the most relevant and up-to-date training and education.
By embracing our core values and our mission, we believe that we can create a school that is truly exceptional, where all individuals are valued, supported, and empowered to achieve their goals and realize their full potential.
At the Joseph A Cuillier Career Center, we provide Jefferson Parish students with the skills and experience needed for success in college and their future careers. Through our partnership with business and industry, students can gain real-world experience and interact with industry experts. We also focus on essential soft skills such as collaboration, critical thinking, and communication. In association with Jefferson Parish, Louisiana high schools, we provide skill training opportunities and the opportunity to earn industry-based credentials (IBC), readying students for the workplace. Students working toward the Louisiana Jumpstart TOPS TECH diploma (Career Diploma) and TOPS University Diploma are invited to participate.
We thank our business partners and advisors for supporting the work of our teachers and students: Cornerstone; Carpenters Training Fund of Louisiana; Greater New Orleans, Inc.; JEDCO; Laitram, LLC; Ruelco, Inc and Westbank Business & Industry Association.
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Students attend classes for half the day at their home-based and half at the career center. Bus transportation is provided from the home school.
Session 1 – 8:15 am – 11:15 am
Session 2 – 12:20 pm – 3:20 pm