Tri-City Career & Technical Education Mission Statement
Placing the right students, in the right programs, for the right reasons!

Which Path Will You Choose?

The R. W. Creteau Regional Technology Center is an integral part of Spaulding High School providing students with the opportunity to take career-related programs. There are 17 programs students can take ranging from Accounting to Video and Photographic Arts. These programs are geared towards Juniors and Seniors as well as offering a wide variety of exploratory courses available to Freshman and Sophomores.

The R.W. Creteau Regional Technology Center is a member of the Tri-City Career & Technical Education, which includes Rochester, Somersworth and Dover and allows students from each school to be able to take programs at their partnering schools allowing for more diversity of programs and overall opportunities for students.

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What is Career & Technical Education?

It is hands-on, real-world learning that applies directly to a job or career.

Who is Career and Technical Education a good fit for?

  • A young person who knows what job or career they want

  • A student who is mature and responsible

  • Someone who enjoys learning by doing real things

  • A student who may not be fulfilling their true potential in a traditional classroom

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Which path will you choose?

How to Apply?

It's simple! If you are a student of Somersworth or Dover you are eligible to apply to a R.W. Creteau Regional Technology Center program using the Enroll Track Application system. All students from Rochester applying to Rochester Programs will go through the regular Spaulding registration process.


New Students:

Step 1: Fill out the "Create Account" form. Click the "Create" button.

Step 2: Complete the "Student Information" form. Click the "Next" button (choose Spaulding High School as your current High School).

Step 3: Complete the "Contact Information" form. Click the "Next" button.

Step 4: Complete the "Apply" form. Accept the terms at the bottom of the page. Click the "Submit" button.

Returning Students:

Step 1: Log-in using the email and password used the first time you applied for a program (if you forgot your password, click on ‘Forgot Password’)

Step 2: Complete the "Apply" form. Accept the terms at the bottom of the page. Click the "Submit" button.

Timeline for School Year 2024-2025 Enrollment Process is below:

  • Enrollment Opens: January 1, 2024

  • Enrollment Closes:  March 1, 2024

    • Students who apply after this date will be reviewed if there are openings in the program.

  • In-House Student InterviewsMarch 2024

  • Sending Student Interviews: March 2024

  • Program AcceptancesApril 2024

For more information about our Center, programs, or classes, please contact:
Michele C. Halligan-Foley, M.Ed
Director of Career Technical Education
140 Wakefield Street
Rochester, New Hampshire 03867
Phone: (603) 332 - 0757 Ext. 2141
Fax:  (603) 335 – 7365