is Tech Prep?
Tech Prep is
a rigorous technical and academic curriculum that includes:
of high school
program.... Tech Prep Associate Degree
- The resulting
Tech Prep Associate Degree is available at Texas' community and technical
- A Tech Prep Associate
Degree prepares students to go straight to work, or to pursue a bachelor's
degree, or, as is becoming more and more common, both.
- Tech Prep is a
school-to-careers partnership between education and business that prepares
young people for today's skilled workforce. This partnership involves
high schools, colleges, large & small businesses, governmental agencies
-- all working together!
- Tech Prep relies
on the business/education connection to design job-specific curricula
to prepare students for occupations currently in demand and for those
projected to be in demand.
- Tech Prep meets
the "Learning for Earning" needs of the middle 50% of students.
- The Tech Prep
Associate Degree includes the following components:
- Integration of Academic & Vocational Curricula
- Curricula which incorporate workplace know-how
- Exposure to the workplace