Welcome to WAVE JTED—Western Arizona Vocational Education Joint Technical District

WAVE is a Joint Technical Education District with six partner high schools across two counties...read more


Board Vacancies:

WAVE District Governing Board Vacancy, Lake Havasu City, AZ - Interested candidates should send letter of interest to Superintendent Amy West by 5:00 p.m. October 20, 2017. Letters can emailed to awest@wavejted.org. Questions regarding the position should be directed to Mohave County School Superintendent, Mike File, at 928-753-0747.

WAVE District Governing Board Vacancy, Parker, AZ - Interested candidates should contact LaPaz County School Superintendent, Jacqueline Price, at 928-669-6183.

Recent News:

October WAVE Outstanding Work ward

Congratulations to the October WOW Award Recipient, Mike Jackson, from River Valley High School! Mr. Jackson was recognized for his dedication to his program, to his students’ growth within their programs and his continued commitment to their CTSO endeavors. He is a local and state level mentor, has worked with Arizona Department of Education in the development of assessments and curriculum, and acts as the CTE Department Chair. Everything he does to support his teachers and students is done with enthusiasm and positive energy. He values education and CTE and truly makes a difference to the students! Thank you for being a part of the RVHS and WAVE team. We appreciate all that you do on behalf of CTE, your students and your school!

WAVE Central Campus – 2017 FACS Program of the Year!

The WAVE Culinary and Hospitality Campus in Lake Havasu City was recently recognized at the AZ CTE conference as the 2017 FACS Program of the Year! The program launched 2 years ago and during that time have had many amazing accomplishments. Students have earned National Restaurant Association (NRA) industry certifications, dual and concurrent enrollment credits, and CCAP scholarships. They also became Certified Tourism Ambassadors for their city. Karla Desper and Shawna Schneikart, directors of the program, have been trained in Pro Start, become certified NRA instructors and developed strong industry partnerships. The program is well underway for their 3rd year and look forward to continuing to give their students real industry preparation for a career in the culinary and hospitality industry.

Michele Leyendecker - 2017 FACS Teacher of the Year!

Michele Leyendecker was recognized at this year's Family and Consumer Sciences Awards Luncheon as the 2017 FACS Teacher of the Year. Michele has taught at Mohave High School and been the director of the T-Birds Early Childhood Center for 10 years. Michele is an amazing teacher and leader for the early childhood education students. Among her many credentials are a nationally accredited early childhood program, 4-Star Quality First rated preschool, CDA professional development specialist and FCCLA state officer advisor and board member. Mohave High School and WAVE are lucky to have Michele as part of the team.

WAVE Culinary Students Earn Scholarships at CCAP Event

"Three Lake Havasu City Western Arizona Vocational Education high school seniors took home the gold last week after winning cash for college and industry scholarships in a head-to-head culinary competition in Phoenix..." read the full article at HavasuNews.com. (L-R: Alex Marsh, Naomi Salas, Brandon Montez, Chef Karla Desper)

WAVE JTED in the Today's News-Herald HavasuNews.com:
"WAVE Culinary Students Earn Scholarships at CCAP Event"
"Little Knights inspires the next generation of teachers"
"LHHS students flex their medical knowledge at annual health fair"

RVHS graduates participated with MCC at "Welding Thunder 2016" in Las Vegas! See the video HERE!

Central Campus Culinary and Hospitality students hosted their first Dinner Series event!  The students did a great job implementing all the skills they have been practicing in class. Great job WAVE!
See the article in the Havasu News, and more pictures from the event on our Facebook page!

For information on how to sign up for future Student Chef Dinners, visit the WAVE Central Campus Culinary Arts & Business page.

See the new WAVE "Law Enforcement" video! View other WAVE videos and more on the Concurrent Enrollment page.

WAVE JTED 2017-2018 Adopted Budget (select Western Arizona Vocational District #50).

2017-2018 Board meeting calendar.

The Western Arizona Vocational Education public meeting notices are physically posted at 700 W. Beale, Kingman Arizona in the front lobby of the Mohave County Building, main floor. This website will host the information also. Meeting notice information and agendas are also sent to the partner high school district superintendents. The district offices of KUSD #20, CRUHSD #2, LHUSD # 1, and PUHSD # 27 can all provide access to the information.