Since the college's humble beginnings in the early 1960's, CCC&TI has grown by leaps and bounds, adding facilities to its Caldwell Campus including a job training center, increased classroom space and buildings, the Broyhill Civic Center, the John A. Forlines Building, The Broyhill House, the Transportation and Public Services Center, and the Faye. A. Broyhill Building which houses the Appalachian State University Center. CCC&TI has also added new facilities in Watauga County and offerings for students in that area continue to grow.
Today, CCC&TI offers hundreds of day and evening courses as well as online courses designed to fit any schedule or lifestyle. Students may choose from nearly 100 curriculum programs and a variety of Continuing Education and Workforce Development courses, including Adult Education and GED® training. The college serves as a state and national model in offering a seamless education with a high school, community college and university presence all on the same property. Through cooperative efforts with the public school system and widespread support from the community, the Caldwell Campus also houses the innovative Caldwell Early College High School and Career Center Middle College. Celebrating more than 40 years of service, CCC&TI continues to make strides as a regional and state educational leader.