Welcome to Clover Park Technical College, a leading technical-education and career-training institution in the Tacoma-Pierce County region. Our caring and expertly trained instructors and dedicated staff are here to assist you in ensuring your success as you pursue your educational goals.
Creating nationally recognized programs, building strong partnerships with local businesses and industry, and taking aggressive steps to ensure all students receive expert quality training demanded by employers are important components of our mission and are what you can expect when you walk through our doors. And vets coming onto the CPTC campus will be pleased to learn Clover Park Technical College has been designated a “Military-Friendly College.”
You will also have an opportunity to experience some of the new technologies used in today’s world: the hassle-free ability to register for classes online from our online catalog, WiFi access, your personal MyCC email account
where you will receive important notices such as your personalized financial aid information, or the option to have important college information texted to you. Have fun with our college’s Facebook page, the college blog, and up-to-the-minute tweets about everything CPTC. These high-tech options complement your intellectual development, personal growth, and a college experience that is enriching, fun, and as comfortable and welcoming as we can make it.
The college’s unique “learn by doing” educational philosophy provides exceptional opportunities for students to receive hands-on training that can be applied directly to the needs of our growing economy. And because of our attention to the current needs of employers, as you enter the workforce you will find that Clover Park Technical College graduates are highly regarded by business and industry.
Thank you for choosing Clover Park Technical College. I wish you every success as you begin your studies with us, and I am confident your experience will be a positive one.
John W. Walstrum, Ph.D.