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About 3D

Sunday, November 19, 2017
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UA - Pulaski Tech 3D offers young adults with developmental disabilities post-secondary education and preparation for employment through its certificate programs that develop skills in the areas of culinary arts and hospitality. It is a post-high school program.

Who is eligible to apply?

The requirements for application to the 3D program:

  • A documented developmental disability
  • A passion for culinary arts or hospitality
  • Strong determination to learn and improve
  • Ability to work semi-independently for most of the day
  • Applicants must be behavior-ready

Message from the Dean:

It is our pleasure to welcome you in beginning the process of becoming part of a wonderful educational experience that will prepare you to express your gifts in the employment world.


Our mission is to provide access to high quality education that promotes student learning and enables individuals with developmental disabilities to develop to their fullest potential through unique, targeted programs for business and industry.


Our philosophy and educational approach focus on creating an environment in which active, collaborative learning can take place; where individuals may develop to their fullest potential, express unique gifts and strive to achieve independence and meaningful employment. In addition to technical culinary and hospitality skills, our students learn critical thinking skills to help them assess situations and make sound decisions; skills needed in both the work environment and personal situations.


Our vision is to be a leading educational program, focused on student success and recognized for excellence in education and workforce development for individuals with developmental disabilities.

Welcome to the 3D experience!

Chef Todd Gold
Dean, UA-PTC Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Institute