Google grants $125K to St. Vrain for P-TECH program

Google has granted the St. Vrain Valley School District $125,000 to support the Pathways in Technology Early College High School or P-TECH program. The district will use the grant to help cover the cost of tuition, fees, technology and textbooks for FalconTECH students at Skyline High School. FalconTECH was one of the first P-TECH programs
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St. Vrain Valley Schools receives $125,000 from Google for P-TECH Program

St. Vrain Valley Schools will receive a $125,000 donation from Google to support the Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) program. St. Vrain Valley Schools will use the funds to help cover the cost of tuition, fees, technology and textbooks for FalconTECH students. FalconTECH was one of the first P-TECH programs launched in
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SVVSD embraces early college P-TECH program

Abraham Tinajero was an eighth grader when he saw a poster in his Longmont middle school’s library advertising a new program offering free college with a technology focus. Interested, he talked to a counselor to learn more about P-TECH, an early college program where he could earn an associate’s degree along with his high school
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Skyline graduating senior earns high school, Front Range diplomas

Skyline High’s Adrian Mendez graduated from Front Range Community College with an associate’s degree in computer information systems about two weeks before his high school graduation. “I see computer science as the new generation,” he said. “It’s the future.” Mendez is part of the third graduating class from the Longmont school’s P-TECH — Pathways in
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Timberline PK-8 creates P-TECH, biliteracy pathways

Middle school students at Timberline PK-8 interested in joining Skyline High’s P-TECH program now can get a head start. Timberline this year is starting a Pathway to FalconTECH program with classes in computer science and workplace learning. Skyline’s P-TECH, or Pathways in Technology Early College High Schools, program is a partnership with IBM and Front
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From ACCESS to Harvard: A Longmont student’s story of success

Born in a rural town in the state of Guanajuato, Mexico, Jose Quiroz Yañez, moved to Longmont as a nine year old with his mother and two siblings. What started as a long, winding road for an English learner in the public school system, turned into a story of success. At 19, he has now
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SVVSD outpacing state peers in career-focused P-TECH program

St.Vrain Valley School District, with 284 students enrolled over the past five years and an additional 35 starting this fall, has the highest enrollment in Pathways in Technology Early College High School programs in Colorado. The P-TECH program allows students to simultaneously earn a two-year postsecondary degree in a science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, field
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Build Support, Innovate, Repeat: Agile Public Education In Colorado

By Tom Vander Ark, Contributor With thoughtful sustained leadership, big school districts can earn community trust, establish and maintain rigorous academic standards, and become agile—even innovative. That’s the lesson from schools in Longmont, Colorado, north of Denver.  St. Vrain Valley Schools (@SVVSD) serves the city of Longmont and a dozen smaller communities in four counties stretching from the
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Governor Hickenlooper Highlights our P-Tech Program

St. Vrain Valley Schools continues to be recognized as a leader in education and innovation. We advance academic 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
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