What is a P-TECH?
- Are you interested in tuition-free college classes?
- Would you welcome the opportunity to earn 60 hours of college credit, an industry certification, and an associate's degree while attending high school?
- Could you see yourself pursuing on-the-job training in a technology pathway leading to well-paying career opportunities?
If you answered yes to any of those questions, Seagoville P-TECH at Eastfield College is the place for you.
P-TECH stands for Pathways to Technology Early College High School. The Texas Education Agency has formally approved Dallas ISD’s request to open P-TECH at Seagoville High School – the very first P-TECH in the State of Texas. The first freshman cohort will begin classes in August 2016.
At Seagoville P-TECH at Eastfield College, students can choose a career pathway and take courses that provide the academic, technical, and workplace skills that are attractive to employers. Students have the potential to earn an associate’s degree in four to six years, along with industry certificates for their selected career pathway — opportunities that can potentially lead to paid internships and job placement after graduation.
Depending on their choice of career pathway and academic track, students have the opportunity to attend classes at nearby Eastfield College where they can earn up to 60 hours of free college credit while pursuing their high school diploma.
Best of all, this opportunity comes tuition-free.
What pathways are offered at Seagoville P-TECH at Eastfield College?
Seagoville P-TECH at Eastfield College will offer students a unique learning environment with instruction by industry experts from Eastfield College. Thanks to industry partnerships, students will have access to workplace professionals, and four-year universities will provide curriculum guidance to ensure that credits earned in the program are transferable toward a university degree. Seagoville P-TECH at Eastfield College will offer three career-themed pathways
- Business Administration/Management
- Computer Information Technology – Network Administration
- Software Programming
Who is the Seagoville P-TECH’s industry partner?
Seagoville P-TECH at Eastfield College is partnered with industry giant AT&T, which is providing support, mentoring and skills-based internships to equip students to enter the workforce ready for career success.
For more information on Seagoville P-TECH, including how to apply, visit: https://www.dallasisd.org/seagovillehs