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Tech Prep

Programs of Study

21st Century Education and Career Pathways

Programs of Study envisions that all students will achieve challenging academic and technical standards and be prepared for high skill, high demand occupations in current and emerging professions in the 21st century global economy.

Programs of Study are education pathways that begin in high school and lead to progressively higher levels of education and higher-skilled positions in specific industries.

Our school district partners: Anacortes, Edmonds, Issaquah, Kennewick, Lake Washington, Mukilteo, Northshore, Oak Harbor, Sno-Isle Skill Center, and more.

Find out more | Career and Technical Education Pathways newsletter

Earn Tech Prep College Credit

Student Steps to Tech Prep

  1. Enroll in a Tech Prep class at your high school.
  2. Apply for Tech Prep credit before the deadline.
  3. Earn a B or higher grade in classes.

Advantages for Students

  • Earn both high school and college credit at your high school.
  • Prepare for college and a career while in high school.

Advantages for Parents

  • Save money. College tuition is waived in the Tech Prep Program.
  • Tech Prep is a college-bound program.

Important Deadlines
for 2013

January 25 -- Student Registration for 1st Semester Classes 
June 7 -- Student Registration for 2nd Semester and Full-Year Classes

Tech Prep is a dual-enrollment program that allows high school students to take classes on their own campus and receive both high school and college career and technical education credit upon successful completion of certain courses.

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 Education Pays

Weekly earnings by education level

  • 1,053 with a bachelor’s degree
  • $768 with an associate degree
  • $638 with a high school diploma
  • $451 less than a high school diploma

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics