Business, Industry, and employment
The Buckeye business community is comprised of a diverse employment base with many small thriving businesses, combined with large enterprises. This provides for a strong and vital local economy. Arizona has become one of the fastest growing states in the U.S., and, in June 2017 Buckeye was named the seventh fastest growing city in the nation by the U.S. Census Bureau. Warm and welcoming residents and a very desirable climate provide a great lifestyle.
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.
We are extremely proud of the educational opportunities available to residents within the Buckeye Valley. We firmly believe education leads to business success and business success leads to a successful community. Local economies thrive when workers are more skilled and educated directly producing a more stable future.
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West-MEC is preparing students today for tomorrow’s careers 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