Business and Industry
The Buckeye Business community mirrors the successes found throughout Maricopa County. Its diverse employment base is comprised of many thriving small businesses, combined with large enterprise. This is the key to a strong and flexible local economy. Sundance Town Center, on the corner of Watson and Yuma, opened in 2007. Included in this area are a Lowes, PetSmart, Wal-Mart Super Center and a number of other retail shops and restaurants including Cracker Barrel, Chipotle, KFC, Wendy's and El Pollo Loco. Ground was broken at the I-10 and South Verrado Way is being constructed as West-MEC
West-Mec vision is Preparing Students Today for Tomorrow’s Careers. Empower all students to participate fully in the economy by providing and enhancing Career and Technical Education
Our educational philosophy for students includes:
Upgrading and enhancing existing courses and programsExpanding the number and quality of courses availableMaking courses as convenient as possible to studentsProviding training to enter the workforce and pursue continuing educationRetraining to enhance job skills and career opportunities.
West-MEC is committed to:
delivery of quality, comprehensive, articulated, industry-validated programs, facilities, equipment and resourcesa delivery system that includes classroom instruction. laboratory instruction, work-based learning, and a Career and Technical Student Organizationthe success of students going directly into the workforce, further career training, or post-secondary educationpartnerships with all stakeholdersCareer and Technical Education professional developmentthe recognitions of achievements in Career and Technical Educationthe advancement and success of Career and Technical Education in member districtslifelong learningproviding leadership in education reform and modernization