FHS : P-TECH

P-Tech Logo; Falfurrias High SchoolPathways in Technology Early College High Schools (P-TECH) provide students with a seamless path from high school, to post-secondary education, to employment. In a P-TECH Academy, students earn a high school diploma and professional credentials, including certifications and licenses, and education credentials, which include educational certificates, diplomas, and degrees. They also engage in work-based education at every grade level, such as internships, apprenticeships, or other forms of job training programs.

Falfurrias High School's P-Tech Academy is aligned to work with welding industry community partners to help propel students through high school, an Associate's degree from Coastal Bend College, and an American Welding Society (AWS) professional certification.

P-TECH INFORMATION
P-TECH

Pathways in Technology Early College High Schools (P-TECH) is an open-enrollment program that provides students with work-based education. P-TECH programs:

  • Provide students grade 9 through 12 the opportunity to complete a course of study that combines high school and post-secondary courses.
  • Within six years, enable students to earn a high school diploma, an associate degree, a two-year post-secondary certificate or industry certification, and complete work-based training.
  • Allow students to gain work experience through an internship, apprenticeship, or other job training programs.
  • Partner with Texas Institutions of Higher Education (IHEs) and regional businesses and industries, giving students access to post-secondary education and workforce training opportunities