Governor Hickenlooper Highlights our P-Tech Program
St. Vrain Valley Schools continues to be recognized as a leader in education and innovation. We advance adacemic excellence by not only providing students the foundational skills to be lifelong learners, but a strong competitive advantage to thrive after graduation. St. Vrain and our P-TECH program was recognized last weekend by Governor Hickenlooper at the National Governors Association Winter Meeting in Washington D.C. as a district and school that is leading the way in Colorado.
P-TECH or Pathways in Technology Early College High School was introduced in St. Vrain two years ago and it brings together the best elements of high school, college and the professional world. Offered at Skyline High School, it allows students to earn a high school diploma as well an Associate of Applied Science degree in Computer Information Systems (CIS) at no cost to the student from Front Range Community College. This program includes significant internship and mentorship opportunities with IBM, giving students a head start in their career after completing the program.