Pathways to Technology Early College HS magnet
The South Garland P-TECH (Pathways in Technology Early College High School) is made up of a partnership between South Garland High School and Eastfield College. This program offers students the opportunity to graduate with up to 60 college credits or an Associate's Degree for free. A unique feature for P-TECH is that students pick a specialty in a particular, high-demand career field and work towards industry certificates while still in high school. Here at South Garland, students can pick from three pathways: Automotive Technology, Mechatronics, and Teaching (Early Childhood through sixth grade).
The South Garland P-TECH student will conveniently attend courses inside a dedicated section of South Garland High School for three years before moving to the Eastfield Campus their senior year. This allows students to experience college curriculum while participating in all of the organizations and extracurricular activities that South Garland offers. These students will also have access to Eastfield College campus and its resources.
The P-TECH program is limited to 125 students each year (25 Auto Tech, 20 Mechatronics, and 80 Teaching). This will allow students to be grouped in a small cohort to foster a tight-knit learning community. The P-TECH is an extraordinary opportunity that could transform the life of your child. Students can apply for P-TECH through Skyward.
P-TECH principal Jessica Hill
Magnet Advisor/Industry Liaison Jolynn Cash
P-TECH Counselor Jennifer Tovar
Blueprint & benchmarks
- Benchmark 1: School design
- Benchmark 2: Target population
- Benchmark 3: Strategic alliances
- Benchmark 4: Curriculum, instruction & assessment
- Benchmark 5: Work-based learning
- Benchmark 6: Student support