Western Maricopa Education Center (West-MEC) is a public school district that provides industry-standard career training programs for both high school and adult students in Phoenix, Arizona. West-MEC focuses solely on innovative career and technical education programs that prepare students with the advanced skills necessary to enter the workforce and pursue continuing education.

Every student who completes a program has the opportunity to test for licensure or certification. With these industry-recognized credentials, students are prepared to fully participate in the economy.