Instructor and student working on a wood lathe
Close up photo of the wood lathe spindle
Mechatronics student grinding screw tips off a wood panel.
Construction student and instructor working on radius cuts
Four health careers students in the science lab dressed in medical scrubs.
guys and gals in the auto body lab showing thumbs up.
Mechatronics student keeping an eye on her 3D printing project.
Five students working as a team on laptop computers.
One student welder working with a torch and metal object.

About CTC

Welcome to TBAISD Career-Tech Center (CTC)

The Traverse Bay Area Career-Tech Center provides students with the academic and technical skills, along with the knowledge and training necessary to succeed in a career that will guide them down a pathway to a meaningful life. In total, about 12.5 million high school and college students are enrolled in Career Technical Education (CTE) programs across the nation. Our center is located in Traverse City, Michigan and serves high school juniors and seniors who reside and attend school in Antrim, Benzie, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, or Leealanu county. We invite you to browse our website or schedule a visit to explore the tuition-free career and technical education opportunities offered at our center. Feel free to contact us for more information at 231.922.6273.


CTC Administration


Patrick Lamb

Assistant Superintendent of Career & Technical Education
and Community Outreach


Brent Boerema

Assistant Principal



Matt Nausadis

Assistant Principal



Vacant Position

Curriculum Director