About Us

ACCREDITATION
Franklin Technology Center is accredited by the Missouri State Board of Education and is part of the Joplin School District. The school is working on becoming or currently is a certification site in the following programs:
• EPA certification site for Refrigerant Handling
• A+ and Net+ Certification
• National Restaurant Association Certification for Sanitation for Culinary Arts
• American Welding Society –AWS
• Automotive Service Excellence – ASE
• CNA certification site for our nursing program 

CURRICULUM
Programs contain specific skills called competencies, which are achieved by mastery of a series of lessons or tasks. All programs are competency based. Most curriculum is based on national standards.

OUR FOCUS: Our focus is on career preparation. Opportunities are offered to students who wish to acquire entry-level technical skills for immediate employment out of high school, advanced placement into post secondary (college) technical associate degree programs or a technical foundation for a baccalaureate degree program. To this end, FTC strives to set standards that ensure students are best equipped to handle the technical content of their chosen field of study, experience success, and acquire skills to a level maximizing their abilities. Students are enrolled and tuition fees are paid by the student's home high school. Enrollment in FTC's programs is a significant investment made by your local school district on your behalf.

You will get a different feeling about your education at FTC. Our primary function is to provide you with the skills, attitudes, and knowledge required to enter your chosen career field. At FTC, you will begin doing things and applying knowledge in ways you have not experienced before.

Your instructors have had extensive experience in the trade they are teaching and will create a classroom and shop atmosphere that will promote your success in their trade.

Mission & Vision

FRANKLIN TECHNOLOGY CENTER MISSION STATEMENT: 
The mission of Franklin Technology Center is empowering all learners by engaging in college and career readiness through rigorous and relevant opportunities that foster a passion for learning and a strong work ethic in responsible and innovative citizens.

FRANKLIN TECHNOLOGY CENTER VISION STATEMENT: 
To ensure that Franklin Technology Center maintains and improves its mission, we have adopted the following vision statement. 
We pursue excellence by: providing a safe, rigorous, innovative and career-focused learning environment, inspiring self-discovery, embracing diversity and collaboration, bridging the transition to post-secondary aspirations and developing world-class leaders.....so learners emerge as productive, responsible citizens.

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