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    10% of the of the Dallas ISD class of 2021 graduated with an associate degree

    We did it again! That's 910 P-TECH/Early College High School students who earned an associate degree! 

    Game on news

    Dallas ISD Students Develop Video Game With New Perspective

    Conrad H-TECH seniors, Sergio Reyna and Collin Porter, developed a video game that gives players perspective of navigating the world in a wheelchair.  Read the NBC5 featured story here. 

    NL first day

    North Lake Early College High School Welcomes Students to New Location

    First day of school for North Lake Early College High School students at their new home on the Dallas College North Lake Campus. Read more here. 

    WH chew

    Wilmer-Hutchins E-TECH Senior | Kevin Chew Feature

    Loss of his mother doesn't stop graduated senior from achieving his dream of being a master electrician. Read his story here. 


    Hillcrest E-TECH Senior | Paolaenid Rodney-Hernandez Feature

    "Someone at the school actually believed in me" - Paolaenid Rodney-Hernandez. Read her story here. 

    LOI 2021

    P-TECH sophomores commit to graduate and return to Dallas ISD as teachers 

    Sophomores in the P-TECH Teacher Education pathways receive a letter of intent to return to Dallas ISD as teachers. Read more here

    P-TECH Seniors

    More than 10% of Dallas ISD seniors are expected to graduate with their diploma and associate degree thanks to P-TECH! 

    Dallas ISD struggled with the 6-year associate degree completion rate for seniors, but with P-TECH and Early College Programs that has changed. Click here for more details.

    Spruce Internships

    Spruce Seniors Score Associate Degrees and Paid Internships

    Spruce Early College students are graduating with their Associate Degrees from Dallas College and already have paid Internships lined up with Texas Instruments. Read the full story here. 

    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.


    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


    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.


    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.


    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