College of Applied Technology at Athens
A Tennessee Board of Regents Institution
1635 Vo-Tech Dr
Athens, TN 37303
Athens is located in East Tennessee on Interstate 75 midway between Knoxville and Chattanooga. The College of Applied Technology at Athens services individuals from a broad geographical area comprised of McMinn, Monroe, Bradley, Meigs and Polk counties. The school opened in June 1965 with a total of 25 students enrolled in three programs--Automotive Mechanics, Air Conditioning and Machine Shop.
The mission of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Athens is to meet, more adequately, the occupational and technical training needs of citizens and residents of the College’s service area including employees of existing and/or prospective industries and businesses of the state.