The Peaslee Tech Advantage

Peaslee Tech is a state-of-the-art educational facility. You will learn highly desired skills with the most recent technology. The labs allow you to learn hands on with high quality instructors and faculty.

The brand new technical training campus includes two buildings:

  • The Dwayne Peaslee Technical Training Center (Peaslee Tech)
  • USD 497 Lawrence College & Career Center (CCC)

Fast Facts:

  • ~65,000 square feet of education and training space.
  • Opened Fall 2015.
  • Training for adults and high school students.
  • The new campus is filling the technical skills gap!
  • Educational Providers currently include Johnson County Community College, Flint Hills Technical College, and Neosho County Community College.
  • Employees need a skills boost? Peaslee Tech offers non-credit short courses for industry in Construction Technology, Industrial Engineering Technology, HVAC, Power Plant Technology, Automotive Technology, Welding, Technical Math, Computer Literacy, and supportive areas such as employability skills, resolving workplace conflicts, financial literacy, problem solving, and career building.
  • The Lawrence College and Career Center (CCC) focuses on training high school students, but adults also take classes there. The CCC offers courses in Bioscience, Healthcare, Computers, and other areas.
Our Future  - New Labs, New Programs, New Ideas!

Industry has helped create HVAC and Automotive Training Labs through their generous support. We hope to continue gaining support for Plumbing and Electrical Labs in the near future.


We are a catalyst for economic growth providing technical training to a diverse community of learners to meet the current and emerging needs of our communities and employers.


We envision a community with a technically skilled workforce that fosters retention, expansion, and attraction of business.


We value empowering diverse individuals, collaborating across the community, and cultivating innovation and entrepreneurship.