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    Sunset pandemic dropout

    Sunset P-TECH Fights Pandemic Dropout Rates

    Dallas ISD and Sunset P-TECH were featured on CBS News discussing the dropout rate they faced during the coronavirus pandemic and what they did to combat it. Click here to watch the news segment.


    nevels

    Cheryl Nevels: 25 years advocating for Dallas children

    Read about our very own Cheryl Nevels and her journey in Dallas ISD. Read her story here. 


     teaching pathway partners

    Teaching Pathway | Dallas College Press Release

    Dallas ISD, Dallas College and UNT-D partner together to teach our future students about our Teaching Pathway option. Click here to read more about the partnership.  


    Nyla Campbell

    My P-TECH Story: Nyla Campbell

    Nyla Campbell, sophomore in the Seagoville P-TECH business pathway, shares her story about how P-TECH helped prepare her to run her own small business. See the story here


    UNTD male teachers

    Dallas ISD partners with UNT Dallas to recruit more males of color as teachers

    Read more about the strategic partnership between Dallas ISD and UNT Dallas in effort to recruit more males of color as teachers through their education pathway here


    Magnin Game Design

    Magnin & Associates alongside Conrad H-TECH and Dallas College produce a video game

    Students from Conrad H-TECH game development pathway helped produce a wheelchair mobility experience game with their industry partner Magnin & Associates. To read more about the game click here


    Accenture story

    Internship Program grows at Accenture

    Our industry partner, Accenture has grown their internship program to ready students for 21st century jobs. Read the full story here.


    Lassiter Blue Ribbon 2020

    Lassiter Early College High School is a 2020 National Blue Ribbon Schools awardee!

    This is Lassiter's second National Blue Ribbon Schools award in six years. Read about the award here


    71%

    617 Dallas ISD P-TECH/ECHS Students Earned An Associate Degree

    Dallas ISD P-TECH and Early College Programs had 71% of 2020 Senior graduates earn an associate degree. 


    Dallas Morning News Ad

    Dallas Morning News: Transforming Education

    Here is a link to our ad in the Dallas Morning News July 2020 publication. Read the full story here.


    Pinkston Senior Spotlight

    Dallas ISD Senior Spotlight: Pinkston ‘gentle giant’ graduating from P-TECH with goal of entering the IT field

    Our students are doing amazing things. To see the full story click here.


    Infosys

    Conrad H-TECH senior has already landed a job at an IT Services firm

    This Senior aced finding a job. To see the full story click here.


    PepsiCo/Frito-Lay

    Dallas ISD P-TECH Industry Partner Spotlight: PepsiCo and Frito-Lay

    Our partners, PepsiCo and Frito-Lay, were featured in Dallas ISD's The Hub as the Industry Partner Spotlight for March 2020. For full story click here.


    Ed Tech Cities Challenge

    IBM’s EdTech Cities Challenge Grants DISD Students $500K

    Students from Adamson P-TECH and Seagoville P-TECH competed in the Ed Tech Cities Challenge along with industry partners IBM and AT&T. After pitching their ideas, one team from each school took away the prize of $250,000 to put their idea to fruition. Read more about the day here.


    Jinsu Province

    Dallas ISD’s P-TECH program hosts education leaders from across the world


    Transfer Fair

    Students enrolled in Dallas ISD P-TECHs learn how to transfer their work toward a bachelor’s degree

    Partnering with Dallas County Community College District and local four year colleges, Dallas ISD's Postsecondary Partnerships and Programs held a AAS to BAAS transfer fair for students in the P-TECH program. For the full story click here.


    Uber News

    Uber and Pinkston H-TECH | News Story from CBS DFW. 


    Letter of Intent 2019 coming

    Sophomore P-TECH students to receive letters of intent at ceremony

    Sophomore students at Bryan Adams P-TECH, Samuell ECHS, Sunset P-TECH and W.T. White B-TECH are invited to a letter of intent ceremony for the teaching pathway. Read the story here