Prince of Wales Vocational and Technical Education Center


Located at 6565 Boundary Road in Klawock on Prince of Wales Island, Alaska

POW V&T is a 501(c)3 public charity - donations are tax deductible under IRS code 170

Mission: To address the career preparation and employment and training needs of residents of Prince of Wales Island, Alaska.

For information please contact:
Karen Cleary, Executive Director
PO Box 29
Klawock, AK  99925

Our Donors:

Best Western Plus The Landing in Ketchikan - Twelve Days of Christmas Donation Program

Alaska Community Foundation - Summer 2016 POW Construction Academy Grant

Alaska Power & Telephone - Internet & fiber optic installation

First Bank - Summer 2016 POW Construction Academy Grant

AML/Arrowhead Transfer - $1500 Shipping donation for the 2016 Construction Academy building materials.

Rob Olmstead  Island Wide Medical Services - First Aid Kit

First Bank - Donation of Merchant Service Credit Card Machine Fees
Mike Bush of B3 Contractors for moving the HS Construction class's buildings & unloading the 2016 Construction Academy building materials from the flatbed.

Jim & Judy Moffit - Canoe-building form and materials

North of Hope Group
Hanging Window Blinds and Peg Boards & Painting Student Lockers

Karen Petersen - Instructor Fees for First Aid/CPR/AED Training Construction Academy

Sealaska Corporation - Gasifier Experimenter's Kit (GEK)

First Bank - $3000 Grant for 2015 Construction Academy

Island Air Express - photo flight

Viking Lumber - office chairs

Kiewit - office furniture & equipment

AML/Arrowhead Transfer - freight costs to move donations/logistics

City of Klawock - Kiewit donation office furniture movers

Karen Petersen & Chaudell Piburn - 1st CPR class instructor fees

 Tax-Deductible Donation

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Upcoming Events & News

Conference/Meeting Rooms for Rent - Business-class audiovisual & audio-conference equipment, high speed Internet. Up to 4 hours $100. Up to 8 hours $200. Perfect for workshops or business meetings. Call Karen Cleary (907-401-0200) for details or to reserve your date.

VocTec Board of Director's Meeting - Thurs. Aug. 24  1:00 pm

POW Health Network Steering Committee Meeting - Tues. Aug. 29 9:00 am

Carpentry Boot Camp July 2018

Breakfast & Snacks donated all 5 days by Terry and Theresa Mackey

U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski's Klawock Meet and Greet August 2016

June 2016 Construction Academy

Back Row: Nicole Logan, Terri Simpson, Anna Frisby, Rick Rivard, Instructor Mike Cleary, Director Karen Cleary, Caitlin Bailey
Front Row: 
Yajaira Ponce, David Frisby,Curtis Clowar, Darike Mortell, Extry Collins, Owen Heath


Craig High School
and Klawock High School Welding and Construction Classes at the POW VocTec 
Center - 2015-2016 School Year

Photos by Earl Jeffrey, Welding Instructor and Karen Cleary

American Heart Association

CPR Class 
Available upon request.

Construction Academy June 2015

Robert Jackson, Judy Smith, Sam Rew, Josh Marvin-Looney, Duncan Price, Nicole Logan, Blake Peratrovich, Madison Nickerson, Kelly Petty, and Instructor Mike Cleary with their new Hail to the Victors hardhats.

First Bank Gives POW V&T Center Our First Grant
Sheila Kleinschmidt, First Bank Vice President and Community Development Officer, Karen Cleary, and Lynnette Logan, Branch Manager of Craig First Bank in the Wood Shop where the first Klawock Alaska Construction Academy will be held in June. POW V&T appreciates First Bank's financial support of our program. (Photo by Mike Cleary, POW V&T Technical Director)

First Class Completed - American Heart Association CPR September 2014
Instructors Chaundell Piburn and Karen Petersen

All Photos by Mike Cleary


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