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Career Connect Tech

Career-Connect Tech: Transforming Education for Your Future Success

Are you intrigued by the world of computers, captivated by the wonders of science, or enthralled by the mysteries of mathematics? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then Career-Connect Tech Washington is the program for you! This innovative high school initiative is designed to not only prepare students for future careers but also forge meaningful connections to college and industry.

PSD has partnered with Columbia Basin College to launch Career-Connect Tech, a pathway from 9th grade to Associate's degree in fields of computer science and cyber security.

Who is Eligible?

Career-Connect Tech Washington is open to 8th-grade students who are about to embark on their freshman year in the Pasco School District. If you're ready to take a step towards an exciting and rewarding future, this program is your gateway.

Student Benefits: A Glimpse into Your Future Success

  1. Redesigned High School Experience: Our program is built on a transformative model that restructures various aspects of traditional schooling. This includes curriculum enhancements, innovative instructional practices, faculty roles, dedicated support structures, flexible daily/weekly schedules, and well-defined long-term goals for students.

  2. Focus on College Degrees: Every student in Career-Connect Tech Washington will embark on a journey towards earning an industry-related degree. We empower both students and teachers to excel in academic and personal standards essential for college success. College coursework is seamlessly integrated throughout the program.

  3. Focus on Careers: We understand the importance of preparing students for real-world careers. Through strategic partnerships with industry leaders, students benefit from mentoring, workplace visits, engaging job-shadowing experiences, and valuable internships. This prepares them to enter high-demand careers with confidence upon graduation.

  4. Diverse Student Body: Career-Connect Tech Washington is dedicated to providing equitable opportunities for students from all walks of life. We welcome students from low-income families, first-generation college students, English Language Learners, students with disabilities, and students of color. Our commitment to diversity enriches the educational experience for everyone.

  5. Shared Decision-Making: We believe in the power of collaboration. Students have a voice in shaping their educational journey. Through meaningful partnerships with the school district, college, and major employers, we ensure a seamless transition between high school, college, and future careers.

Get Started: Your Journey Begins Here

Ready to embark on this exciting journey? Don't miss out on the opportunity to be a part of Career-Connect Tech Washington. Here's how you can get started:

  • Apply Today: Complete our simple online application to kickstart your path to success.

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  • Express Your Interest: Mark the interest box on your high school registration form. Our dedicated staff will reach out to provide you with all the details you need to thrive in Career-Connect Tech Washington.

Your future is waiting, and Career-Connect Tech Washington is here to help you seize it. Join us today and take the first step toward a rewarding and fulfilling tomorrow. Your success story begins now.