Signature Programs at the CAA and CTC

Shawnee Mission Signature Programs provide high school students the opportunity to explore unique areas of study in preparation for specialized academic and future career opportunities. Students receive targeted instruction that is both rigorous and relevant. Detailed course descriptions can be found in the SMSD High School Program of Studies. For additional details and enrollment information, please complete and submit the Interest Request Form. The Signature Program Teacher will contact you.

Both the Center for Academic Achievement and Career and Technical Campuses welcome business and community partners that will enrich our student's in experiential and Real World Learning. Discover what we do. Create new and innovative opportunities for teaching and learning. Connect with faculty and staff. Engage in helping grow the future for our learners. 

The Center for Academic Achievement serves as an innovative, experiential learning campus for students enrolled in Signature Programs. Opened in the Fall of 2017, the Center serves as a unique campus serving students in Signature Career and Technical programs while also supporting the administrative offices for the Board of Education and District administration.

Signature Programs housed at the Center for Academic Achievement:

Animation & Game Design
Biotechnology
Culinary Arts & Hospitality
Engineering - Project Lead the Way
Medical Health Science

The Center also serves as the home to the Broadmoor Urban Farm, a unique urban farm concept initiated by the students and faculty in the Culinary Arts and Hospitality program.  Students and the community benefit from the Farm to Table experience where students cultivate fresh food to be included into the Shawnee Mission School District's award winning Broadmoor Bistro.

The Career & Technical Campus serves as an innovative, experiential learning campus for students enrolled in Signature Programs. Opening in the spring of 2019, the CTC serves as a unique campus for students in Signature Career and Technical programs.

Signature Programs housed at the Career & Technical Campus:

Project Blue Eagle - Law, Public Safety, & Security