August 2015 Director's Message

From the Desk of Mr. Craig Dwight, YV-TECH Director/Principal


 August 10, 2015


Yakima Community, Businesses, and Parent /Guardian Partners,

Welcome to the new school year!  My name is Craig Dwight, the YV-TECH Director/Principal.  As an Administrator and Educator for over 25 years, I can assure you that YV-TECH fulfills its mission – preparing ALL students with the skills, knowledge, and attitude to successfully advance to the next educational or career level.

The first day of classes are next Wednesday, August 26th – where will be assigning seats for pre-registered students into the 23 high-demand advanced academics/career training programs offered daily for 2 ½ hours on our YV-TECH campuses in Sunnyside and Yakima.  

For the 2015-2016 year, YV-TECH is seeking to establish and increase parent/guardian, community, and recruit businesses to become involved at

YV-TECH through many avenues. We are seeking Parents, Community Members, and Professionals to volunteers on our MANDATORY business-industry program advisory board council (meets 4-5 times per year), volunteer in the skilled learning sessions, chaperone/travel on work-based learning trips, or share an industry specify program talent (speaking to the classes, internship site host, or share your experiences in the classrooms related to industry specific needs.    

Please accept this invitation to contact us at 509.573.5500 and request a visit/tour and see the great things that occur at YV-TECH – including the academic and hands-on academic and skill training for the future work force.


Looking forward to your calls, visits, and involvement,


Mr. Dwight

Posted August 21, 2015

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