Jo Daviess Carroll CTE Academy

Training Tomorrow's Professional


  • The Jo Daviess Carroll Career Technical Education Academy, a collarboartive educational opportunity for high school and adult learners, is excited for the 2016-2017 school year. Formerly, the Jo Daviess Carroll Area Vocational Center, the CTE Academy has served over 11,000 students from the districts of Galena, River Ridge, Scales Mound, Stockton, Warren, and West Carroll since 1972.  


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CTE Academy!

  • It's more than just a new name for the Jo Daviess Carroll Career Technical Education Academy, we're adding programs, sprucing up our building, and updating curricula.  Stay tuned for lots of exciting information and good things.  

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NAHS 2nd annual print show

  • Hypnotik - an exploration into psychedelic visuals. 

    The Jo Daviess Carroll CTE Academy National Art Honor Society is excited to announce their 2nd annual print exhibit. The CTE Academy NAHS is an academic and service based club dedicated to spreading artistic awareness in self, in school, and in community.  The exhibit theme, Hypnotik, was chosen by NAHS members.  Student artists created their 2D designs focusing either on black & white or multi-color in the medium of their choice.       

    Work will be on display at the following locations: Elizabeth Public Library, Galena Public Library, Hanover Public Library, Mt. Carroll Public Library, Savanna Public Library, Scales Mound Library, Stockton Public Library, Warren Public Library, York (Thomson) Public Library, Chestnut Mountain Resort, Galena Center for the Arts, Jo Daviess Carroll CTE Academy, and the Regional Office of Education office.  Work will be installed during the week of April 11, 2016 and taken down the week of May 9, 2016.  Please contact the specific location to find out it's hours of operation. 

    The 2015-2016 CTE Academy NAHS is part of the national chapter and currently has 18 active members.  Members have completed extensive art related community service this year under the leadership of chapter president Alli Barr (WC senior) and Irene Thraen-Borowski (CTE Academy graphics teacher/chapter sponsor)  All prints are on sale for $10, proceeds go directly to the CTE Academy NAHS chapter.  For additional information on the CTE Academy NAHS or to purchase a print, contact Irene Thraen-Borowski at or 815-858-2203 ext. 17.  The CTE Academy NAHS greatly appreciates your ongoing support of this club and of art in our community. 

    See the NAHS page to view actual images.