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    The P-TECH at Austin High School will enable students to begin their college and professional lives more quickly and with more support. Graduates of P-TECH have the opportunity to earn an Arts degree or certification and leave high school with the skills and knowledge they need in order to continue onto a four-year Bachelor's of Arts degree, or step seamlessly into competitive, high demand jobs.  P-TECH at Austin High School will offer an Associate of Arts in Computer Programming.


    Vision Statement

    EPISD Pathways in Technology Early College High Schools (P-TECH) in partnership with El Paso Community College (EPCC) will provide ALL students the necessary tools and inspiration to be globally competitive in the twenty-first century workforce on day one.


    Pathways in Technology Early College High Schools (P-TECH) are innovative open-enrollment high schools that allow students an opportunity to receive both a high school diploma and an Associate Degree and/or an industry certification.   

    Austin High School P-TECH Computer Science in partnership with El Paso Community College (EPCC) will be offering the Class of 2026 in the 2022-2023 school year an opportunity to earn the following: 

    Associate Degree in Computer Science as well as an Industry Certification  

    For more information please contact: Laura Carrillo, Assistant Principal at 915-236-4225 or by email lcorral@episd.org  

    Las preparatorias con universidad temprana con Rutas en tecnología (P-TECH) son preparatorias innovadoras con inscripciones abiertas que dan a los estudiantes la oportunidad de recibir ambos, un diploma de preparatoria, y un título asociado, y/o una certificación en la industria. 


    Las ciencias médicas P-TECH de la preparatoria Austin, en conjunto con el colegio de la comunidad (EPCC) estarán ofreciendo a la clase del 2026, empezando en el año escolar 2022-2023, la oportunidad de obtener lo siguiente: 

    Título Asociado en Ciencias de la Computación 

    Para más información contacta a: Laura Carrillo, subdirectora, al 915-236-4225 o por correo electrónico al lcorral@episd.org 




    Benchmark 1: School Design

    A. Mentor/Induction program plans

    B. Annual training/professional development plan

    1. Coordinator Presentation


    Benchmark 2: Target Population

    A. Admission policy and enrollment application

    1. Application

    2. Admission Policy

    3. Online Enrollment Steps

    B. Recruitment and enrollment plan

    1. 2021-2022 Timeline

    2. EPISD Program Guide

    3. Recruitment Video

    C. Brochures and marketing

    1. P-TECH Flyer

    2. P-TECH Flyer Spanish

    3. P-TECH PowerPoint

    D. Communication plan

    Austin HS Computer Science P-TECH Application


    Benchmark 3: Strategic Alliances

    A. Meeting agendas and minutes, with action items and decision logs

    1. Agendas

          A. Site Visit Agendas

             a. June 14, 2021 Site Visit Agenda

             b. July 13, 2021 Site Visit Agenda

             c. August 6, 2021 Site Visit Agenda

             d. November 30, 2021 Site Visit Agenda

          B. Leadership Meeting Agendas

              a. August 30, 2021 Leadership Meeting Agenda

              b. November 4, 2021 Leadership Meeting Agenda

          C. Advisory Meeting Agendas

               a. November 2, 2021 Advisory Board Meeting Agenda

    2. Presentations

    B. MOU's with industry partner/business

    C. Articulation agreement with IHE

    1. IHE Articulation Agreement

    D. List of strategic partners

    2. Leadership Team


    Benchmark 4: Curriculum, Instruction, & Assessment

    A. Four-year crosswalk document

    B. Master Schedule

    C. Curriculum alignment documents

    1. Crosswalk Master Schedule

    D. Testing calendar and schedule for TSI, ACT, SAT or other assessments

    E. Course of study examples


    Benchmark 5: Work-Based Learning

    A. Work-based learning experiences

    B. Regional high demand occupation list

    1. Statewide Target Occupation

    2. Top Career Clusters

    3. Hot Jobs

    C. Student data in work-based learning experiences

    D. Samples of student artifacts


    Benchmark 6: Student Support

    A. Bridge program calendar and curricula

    B. Tutoring and other intervention/remediation program schedules

    C. Calendar of family outreach events

    D. Schedule of counseling/advisory events