Northwest Career and Technical Academy
8200 West Tropical Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89149
The 6th Annual EdTechTeam Google Summit Las Vegas will be held at the Northwest Career and Technical Academy. NWCTA is a comprehensive magnet high school that offers eleven distinct program areas of study. Students select their program of choice when applying for admission.
Students follow a four-year sequence of courses as specified for their program area. Students choose coursework in one of two academies: the Professional Service Academy and the Design Academy.
Within the Professional Service Academy, students can choose to study in one of the six following programs: Culinary Arts, Hospitality, Certified Nursing Assistant, Respiratory Therapy, Dental Assistant, and Automotive Technology. Within the Design Academy, students can choose to study in one of the five following programs: Fashion Design, Interior Design, Entertainment Engineering, Video Game Technologies and Web Design. Honors and/or Advanced Placement classes will be offered at Southwest Career and Technical Academy 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 have the opportunity to earn college credits through the 2+2 Tech Prep program and through Advanced Placement Courses.
For the last three years, Northwest Career and Technical Academy has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished School and the last two years, we were named a Magnet School of Excellence by Magnet Schools of America.
 
Travel Information

Las Vegas, NV

Las Vegas, an ever-changing fantasyland of a city, has seen unbelievable expansion since it emerged from the desert just over 100 years ago. The sights and sounds of Las Vegas are enjoyed by millions of visitors every year.
 
They stay in some of the most glamorous, unique hotels in the world. They eat at five-star restaurants and expansive buffets. They play at casinos, pools, health spas and golf courses.

Nearby Points of Interest

From world-class resorts, restaurants, and shops to endless entertainment options and attractions, Las Vegas allows you to create your dream vacation. One of the greatest things about Las Vegas is that there is something for everyone and seemingly never-ending options.
 
Visit www.lasvegas.com for specific details on restaurants, shows, and activities.

Air Travel and Transportation

Airport: McCarran International Airport

Airport Shuttle: The most economical way to get to your hotel. Shuttles can cost less than $10 for Strip/Downtown. Check with your hotel for schedules.
 
Car Rentals: The average price for an economy car in Vegas is around $25 to $30 per day, but the sky's the limit if you want a little more extravagant.
 
Check the airport for rental car booths.

Hotel Recommendations

The closest hotels to Northwest Career and Technical Academy:
  • Silverton Casino Lodge 3333 Blue Diamond Road Las Vegas, NV 89139
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Las Vegas I-215 S. Beltway 6220 S. Rainbow Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89118
  • Hilton Garden Inn 7830 S. Las Vegas Blvd Las Vegas, NV 89123
  • South Point Hotel, Casino, and Spa 9777 S. Las Vegas Blvd Las Vegas, NV 89183

Driving and Parking Information

Parking Information: Parking is available in both the front and side entrances of the school.
Note: All registrations are final and non-refundable but transferable.
Tickets transferred within 7 days of an event are subject to a transfer fee of up to $75. 
Please contact [email protected] for more information. There are no refunds for no shows.