Welcome to the Technical Education Center!

The Technical Education Center meets the changing educational and technological workforce development needs of the community by providing adult education and technical training to support the economic development and well-being of the community and businesses within the college service area. We minimize barriers to educational opportunities and enhance the intellectual and technical skills of area residents by providing adult training, general academic and technical education, customized business and industrial training, and economic development services that prepare students and trainees for rewarding employment. We offer high quality technical certificates of credit, technical diplomas, Associate in Technical Studies and Associate of Applied Science degree programs that meet the needs of area students, employers, and economic developers.

Credit instruction is offered in a large selection of different programs using industry driven instruction, industrial-standard equipment, and industry recognized credentials and work-based learning. Instruction is offered on-site, as well as through web-enabled distance-education delivery. We provide student support services in the areas of admissions, student records, specialized instruction, financial aid, and career placement. And we collaborate with area high schools to facilitate the seamless delivery of dual enrollment technical college courses for high school students.


The TEC curriculum is aligned with business and industry standards. Advanced students may participate in work-based learning experiences or internships. Leadership skills are also developed through opportunities with national student organizations.

Culinary Arts

Culinary ArtsCulinary Arts teaches students to master the fundamental skills of food service in hotels, restaurants, hospitals, catering, etc. The program contains daily classroom instruction with practical experience in food service preparation for public meetings and banquets.

Continuing Education

Motorcycle RepairThe Technical Education Center Offers Non-Credit evening program in Automotive/Repair, Forklift Certification, Home Improvements, Motorcycle Basic Repair, Personal Enrichment, Professional Cooking Classes, and Small Business.

Automotive Technology

Automotive TechnologyAuto Technology is designed to give students the skills to pass the written portion of the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification tests and customized to meet the highest standards of the National Automotive Technicians Educational Foundation (NATEF).

Evening Classes

The Technical Education Center offers evening Technical Certificate Programs in Auto Collision, Automotive Technology, Electrical Technology, HVAC, Machine Technology and Welding Technology.

 Evening credit classes are also available for Major Appliance Repair and Nail Technology.

Customized Training

Workforce Development is offered and consists of Customized and Specialized Training performed for small, mid-sized, and large corporations throughout the Kansas City metropolitan area.

Please contact Rich Piper, Director of Technical Programs for additional information. 913-288-7808

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