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Welcome to Superior, the Gateway to the Copper Corridor. Rich in copper, history, culture and natural beauty, with blue skies and birds chirping, it’s a terrific escape from the hustle and bustle of the big city. The entire region offers miles of hiking, biking, equestrian activities, bird watching, rock climbing and off road exploring either on your own or with a guide. You will find historic sites to explore and the grave sites of legen

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  • Bullion Plaza and mining museum
  • Besh Be Gowah ruins
  • Devil’s Canyon
  • Asarco open pit copper mine
  • Cobre Valley Center for the Arts
  • Roosevelt Lake and camp grounds
  • Biosphere II

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Cobre Valley Institute of Technology (CVIT)

Career and technical education high school; Cobre Valley Institute of Technology (CVIT) is one of the fourteen public Joint Technical Educational Districts (JTED) in the State of Arizona that provides specialized vocational education now known as Career & Technical Education (CTE) to students within the copper corridor of southern Gila county and eastern Pinal county. CVIT programs’ instructional delivery occurs at the central campuses of the local community colleges and at the high school campuses of Globe, Hayden, Miami, Ray, San Carlos and Superior. There are more than 20 different CTE programs throughout the satellite campuses. Some of these programs include Agriculture, Bioscience, Culinary, Ed Professions, Graphic Design, JROTC, Robotics and Sports Medicine to name a few. The two local community colleges that provide CVIT’s central campus instruction are the Gila Community College and Aravaipa campus of Central Arizona College. At these central campuses, students are given the opportunity to enroll and earn industry recognized certification in CTE programs such as Construction Technology, Cosmetology, Dental Assistant, Fire Science, Medical Assistant, Nursing Assistant and Welding. All central campus programs are taught by community college instructors in which students earn college credit and have their tuition and books paid for by CVIT. The central campus programs are offered to all students that meet the required qualifications from the participating satellite communities including charter, online and home-schooled students. CVIT’s enrollment for the 2017-2018 school year includes 1,235 students within the satellite programs and 110 students at the central campus programs. Anyone that has questions or is interested in enrolling in CVIT central campus programs please contact Mike O’Neal at 928-242-1907 or mo’neal@cvit81.org.

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