KHSD Career Technical Education Center


Energy efficiency combined with solar panel shade structures allow the facility to achieve Zero Net Energy.

Career Technical Education Center houses seventeen career education pathways and the District's distance-learning programs, in a facility that looks and feels more like industry than school.

Project Details

Career Technical Education Center
Kern High School District
7301 Old River Rd Bakersfield, CA 93311

Project Summary

The facility was shaped by ongoing dialog with industry partners using 3D BIM through project completion.  Conference rooms, huddle spaces, and casual furniture offer a variety of flexible gathering options for student collaboration. Interior windows highlight the important work occurring within the classrooms and labs.  A student-run warehouse, stores and delivers “just-in-time” teaching materials throughout the facility. 

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