Serving School Districts in North King and South Snohomish Counties
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Former Newport High School Tech Prep Student now attending University of California - Berkeley shares his experience!
Tech Prep College Connections is the Tech Prep consortium that serves school districts in North King and South Snohomish County. We support career and technical education (CTE) DUAL CREDIT opportunities. We encourage high school students’ transition into postsecondary education and beyond, by providing them with an early college experience and the ability to earn tuition-free college credit while completing their high school requirements. Tech Prep is a federally funded, nationwide education program that has been operating in Washington State since 1993.How Does Tech Prep Work?
Students enrolled in Tech Prep can earn college credit in high school courses that are formally aligned – articulated – with college courses. Teachers from high schools and colleges work together to ensure the high school classes match the course competencies of the college-level course.
Most of the ‘Tech Prep’ high school classes articulated are part of a Career and Technical Education (CTE) program and they connect with a professional/technical certificate or degree. These CTE programs lead into career pathways or programs of study at our local community and technical colleges representing high-demand, high-level professions, from construction to health care to information technology.
Tech Prep is a dual credit program, which means you earn high school AND college credit for completing the same course. Typically, a student begins his or her Tech Prep program of study in 9th grade, and can link two or more years of high school with at least two years of college.
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Bellevue, WA 98007
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You can explore a career and earn college credits while you’re still in high school.
Jumpstart an industry certification and/or a college degree right now, while you are still in high school and set you apart with employers!
You learn challenging material in a fun, hands-on way.
You can qualify for scholarships, apprenticeships and internships and gain valuable work experience.
Prepare for high-skill, high-demand careers that provide living-wage incomes!
Your student will have educational choices based on interest and ability.
Your son/daughter’s college prep Career and Technical Education classes are taught with a realistic and hands on approach.
Your son/daughter’s curriculum is rigorous and engaging.
Your son/daughter can earn college credits in high school and qualify for scholarships—saving time and money.