Register | Forgot Your Password? | Close
EVIT.jpg
Mayors from four Valley cities met at the East Valley Institute of Technology Friday. (Photo by Sandra Haros/KTAR)

PHOENIX -- Mayors from four Valley cities -- Phoenix, Tempe, Gilbert, and Apache Junction -- met at the East Valley Institute of Technology Friday to demonstrate their commitment to increasing educational opportunities for residents.

"Reality is, we do have some challenges in our education system, but EVIT and the kind of training they do for our youth and cutting edge programs makes them college and career ready from day one and it obviously makes our economy stronger," said Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton.

EVIT provides occupation-specific programs for high school students at 10 districts across the East Valley. It's Arizona's first joint technological education district.

Sandra Haros , Reporter

share this story:
Attention KTAR.com Comment Users: We have recently changed our comments boards.
We would like you to be part of the conversation and The Voice of Arizona by logging in with your Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Disqus account. Existing KTAR (Arizona Sports) account members will need to create a Disqus account or use one of the aforementioned social media logins. Thank you.
comments powered by Disqus

World Class Arizona

  • Dignity Health

    World Class People. World Class Company. Excellent care, delivered with compassion, for all in need.

Voice For A Better Arizona

  • Family in Focus

    KTAR spends the week taking a look at the issues a modern Arizona family faces.