The mission of the East Career & Technical Academy is to empower students to problem solve, collaborate, communicate effectively, be technologically literate, and be ethical citizens so that they will successfully meet the challenges of a changing global workplace.East Career and Technical Academy is a comprehensive magnet high school that offers several distinct program areas of study. Students select their program of choice when applying for admission. Students will follow a four-year sequence of courses as specified for their program area. Students can choose coursework in Education, Medical Professions, Culinary Arts, Entertainment Marketing & Hospitality, Automotive Mechanical Technology, Information Technology Systems, Construction Technology, and ElectronicsTechnology. Honors and Advanced Placement classes will be offered at East Tech to prepare students to transition to post-secondary institutions. Rigorous coursework, hands-on projects, job-shadowing, and internships will give students first-hand experience in their selected program areas. In addition, students will have the opportunity to earn college credits through the 2+2 Tech Prep program and through Advanced Placement Courses. View the ECTA 2012-2013 School Accountability Summary Report.