"More than just oil"
The Taft Oil Technology Academy- A CPA Lighthouse Academy
The Taft High Oil Technology Academy seeks to guide students to realize their full potential by emphasizing high standards of academic excellence and personal growth so students become competitive, competent and contributing members of society with high moral character.
The mission of the Taft High Oil Technology Academy is to develop partnerships between the petroleum industry, high school administrators and teachers to work with a group of high school students who:
- want to explore careers related to the petroleum industry, science, math and engineering;
- have the desire to become self-motivated, contributing members of society; and
- want to seize the opportunity to succeed in college or in industry after graduation from high school.
Employers & Post Secondary Communities
Career Academies prepare students for both college and career. To help students think about their career futures and learn about options in their field of interest, career academies give students direct experience in the world of adult professional work while partnerships with postsecondary education show students options for preparing for various career futures.