The philosophy of the Sikeston Career and Technology Center is governed by a respect for the worth and dignity of every human being. The basic purpose of Career and Technology Education is to assure the maximum intellectual, occupational skill, and total development of youth consistent with their individual capacities.
That each person should be a craftsman in attitude and skill with sincere appreciation or health, safety and welfare of others.
That each individual should leave school with a saleable skill and the facility for proper employment. That each person, regardless of age, should have the opportunity to develop skills and attitudes involving self-realization, human relations, civic responsibilities and economic efficiency.
That the educational demands of our society can be dealt with through flexible, enthusiastic, instructional leadership and in facilities which are constructed to meet the demands of our society