Each year, more than 2,000 students earn free college credits through the Everett Community College's Tech Prep program. You could do the same! Tech Prep Dual Credit is a cooperative effort between K-12 schools and EvCC that allows students to earn college credits in approved high school courses. To find out if your school has a Tech Prep program, check with your counselor or you can search for your school's Tech Prep Dual Credit opportunities .
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How does Tech Prep work?
Career and Technical Education classes at the high school are aligned with professional-technical courses offered at Everett Community College. The Tech Prep program creates an opportunity for students to earn high school credits toward graduation while earning college credit which may be applicable towards a degree or certificate. EvCC's Tech Prep program is accessible to all high school students and because there is no cost associated with EvCC's Tech Prep program the savings are significant.
Whether students are planning to attend college, get post-secondary training or enter the workforce after high school; career and technical education teaches strategies and activities that promote high academic performance and practical learning. Through various district level programs, Tech Prep offers students a wide range of academic and career areas, including technology, science, health and safety, communications, business and industry and the arts. Why Tech Prep explains more advantages to signing up for Tech Prep credit. We have prepared information to keep parents informed too. Remember, encourage your student to do as much of the process themselves, it is great practice and gives them a better understanding of the pathway they are taking.
If you are unable to locate your school's Tech Prep information using the link above or you need to locate the contact person in your district, please contact EvCC's Tech Prep program at firstname.lastname@example.org. Remember "Stay Close ~ Go Far" with EvCC.
Success in the New Economy
The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction shared a short video on "Success in the New Economy" . This video was written and narrated by: Kevin Fleming . Citrus College supported the production of "Success in the New Economy" to help a broader audience begin to understand preparation today for tomorrow's labor market realities. The end result is a compelling case for students to explore career choices early and make informed decisions. We hope you enjoy this video.