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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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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 | 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.
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.
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 & 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.
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 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: Transforming Education
Here is a link to our ad in the Dallas Morning News July 2020 publication. Read the full story here.
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.
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.
Dallas ISD’s P-TECH program hosts education leaders from across the world
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 and Pinkston H-TECH | News Story from CBS DFW.
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.
‘Game Changer’ Partnership Multiplies College Opportunities for Dallas Students
The Dallas Independent School District is multiplying opportunities for high school students to pursue a college degree at no personal cost to their families in a new partnership with the Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD).
With eight new college academies, Dallas ISD is at last competing for middle class
The oft-maligned Dallas public school system is on a roll.
Not only can DISD boast the nation’s best high school for the fifth year in a row, according to a yearly ranking by U.S. News and World Report, but the nation’s 16th-largest school district is stepping up its game in other ways
Here’s how to earn college credits — free
If your student could earn up to 60 hours of college credit—and at no cost to you— would you be on board?
DCCCD Partners With Dallas ISD To Open Eight New Collegiate High Schools
In Texas, everything is bigger. That’s why the Dallas County Community College District and the Dallas Independent School District are making a big splash this fall when DISD opens eight new collegiate high schools simultaneously.
DaIlas ISD’s bold experiment to help students graduate high school with an associate degree
The data is crystal clear: If kids don’t get a college education, their chance of landing jobs that pay enough to adequately support themselves and their families dwindles fast.
Dallas focuses on collegiate high schools
Opening one collegiate high school — where high school students take college-level courses — is an ambitious endeavor in its own right, but this fall Dallas-area K-12 schools and community colleges aim to open eight of them at the same time.
It’s official: P-TECH to open in Seagoville
The Texas Education Agency on Tuesday formally approved Dallas ISD’s request to open the P-TECH inside Seagoville High School. The approval, which is provisional, will become official this summer.
Innovative Partnership Opens Doors for Dallas Students
One of the main goals of Dallas ISD is to graduate students who are college and career ready. For many of us, this means ensuring that our young people have obtained the best K-12 instruction and support possible to allow them to compete after departing our halls.
Dallas ISD Announces Seagoville P-TECH Early College High School To Open Doors August 22
In October of 2015, the Dallas Independent School District began exploring a new concept in early college high schools called P-TECH, or Pathways to Technology. What initially started as an exercise in exploration quickly became an initiative in planning and preparation to launch the first P-Tech ECHS in the State of Texas.
Six great things about Early College High schools – 3/24/2016
The Dallas ISD is expanding opportunities for students to graduate high school with a college degree prepared to enter their chosen career. In fall 2016, the district will expand its early college high school model by adding eight new collegiate academies.
Students, city expected to benefit from additional collegiate academies
Trustees and Dallas ISD leadership say the seven district collegiate academies and P-Tech Early College High School opening in August won’t just be a game changer for the schools and surrounding community. The program could have a noticeable positive impact on the entire city.
Six great things about early college high schools
Dallas ISD is expanding opportunities for students to graduate high school with a college degree prepared to enter their chosen career. In fall 2016, the district will expand its early college high school model by adding eight new collegiate academies.
Special event announces expansion of Dallas ISD Early College High School Model
Dallas ISD officials joined the Dallas County Community College District at Eastfield College this week to announce the expansion of the Dallas ISD early college high school model.
Dallas ISD Opens 8 New Collegiate Academies
Dallas ISD officials announce the opening of 8 new collegiate academies in the 2016-2017 school year. The new choice programs will afford students the opportunity to graduate with a high school diploma and an associates degree at the same time at no cost to them.
Dallas ISD program lets high schoolers earn college degree
Students from eight Dallas ISD high schools will have the opportunity to earn an associate degree and a high school diploma at the same time.
Eight DISD campuses to be collegiate academies in 2016
A new partnership between Dallas ISD and Dallas County Community College District will allow students to earn an associate degree and a high school diploma at the same time.