Southwest Tech

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 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.

Students have an opportunity to choose from nine high quality, 2 year programs:
  • Allied Health (One year program)
  • Automotive Technology
  • Building Trades
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA, One year program)
  • Cosmetology
  • Criminal Justice
  • Culinary Arts
  • Education & Human Services
  • Graphic Communications
  • Heavy Equipment Operations
  • Metalworking 
  • Multi Occupations

Southwest Career & Technical Education Center

3606 State Highway 58
Gouverneur, NY 13642
(315) 287-3590
Fax: (315) 287-2720


Holly K. Durham
Ext. 50100


Amy Barr
Ext. 50102

Guidance Counselor / DASA Coordinator

Ami Larson
Ext. 50105

Guidance Secretary

Melissa Steele
Ext. 50101