• Southwest Career & Technical Education Center


    Southwest Career & Technical Education Center is located just outside of Gouverneur, NY in the hamlet of Fowler and serves an average of 280 students from 4 component school districts: Clifton-Fine, Edwards-Knox, Gouverneur and Harrisville. 

     Students have an opportunity to choose from nine high quality, 2 year programs: Automotive Technology, Building Trades, Cosmetology, Criminal Justice, Culinary Arts, Education & Human Services, Graphic Communications, Heavy Equipment Operations and Metalworking. As well as, Allied Health, Pharmacy Tech and CNA which are offered as one-year programs.  

     Students are given the opportunity to take challenging classes in a customized and relevant tech program that helps to prepare them for a specific career or college, learn hands on skills to advance in the trade of their choice, for now or the future. Many programs have Articulation agreements, giving our students the potential to gain 3 to 6 college credits upon successful completion of the tech program.

  • June 2017
    Students of the Month
    Dylon Peabody, son of David Peabody, of Edwards-Knox Central has been selected as the Career & Technical Education Student of the Month for June. Dylon studies the Criminal Justice curriculum.
    Mr. Young, Criminal Justice Instructor, reports that: :Dylon has been an outstanding Criminal Justice student for the past two years. Dylon shows up everyday ready to work, has a positive attitude and treats everyone with respect. His organizational skill, attention to detail and class participation are 110%. Dylon actively participates in class and answers 99% of questions presented in class. Dylon has several options for next year which include a full time job in construction or a four year college. It has been a pleasure having Dylon for a student." 


    Peyton Dafoe, daughter of Richard and Kimberly Dafoe, of Edwards-Knox Central has also been chosen as the June Student of the Month. Peyton studies the Certified Nursing Assistant curriculum.
    Mrs. Foster, CNA Instructor writes: "Peyton has proven to be an outstanding student throughout the school year in the CNA program. She is always upbeat and has a positive attitude and a willingness to learn. I have only seen her put forth great effort in all of her work and will ask questions when necessary. She is currently preparing for the NYS certification exam to become a certified Nurse Assistant. 
    The Student of the Month award is sponsored by the Gouverneur Chamber of Commerce and is awarded to those students whose efforts are of the highest caliber. Congratulations Dylon and Peyton! 

    Southwest Career & Technical Education Center
    3606 State Highway 58
    Gouverneur, NY 13642
    (315) 287-3590
    Fax: (315)287-2720 



    Interim: Laura Lewis-Brown
    (Extension 50100)


    Amy Barr
    (Extension 50102)
    email   abarr2@sllboces.org

    Guidance Counselor

    Ami Larson
    (Extension: 50105)

    Guidance Secretary

    Michele Lawrence
    (Extension 50101)