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Welcome to PACTEC

We used to call it “Vocational Education” and before  St. Helens Auto Shopthat just “Shop Class”.  Today our world has changed and the focus is Career & Technical Education (CTE). The members of PACTEC are actively working to provide the promise that America will have the next generation of skilled workers, innovators in technology, entrepreneurs and community leaders. Learn more about PACTEC.

 

With the passage of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical education Act of 2006, there is a renewed focus on an area of education which seemed to have been forgotten in the educational discussion.

The members of PACTEC are actively working to provide the promise that America will have the next generation of skilled workers, innovators in technology, entrepreneurs and community leaders.

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Another aspect to the PACTEC office is the Dual Credit program, offering high school students the opportunity of earning college credit while still in high school. Dual Credit courses are offered in both the Career and Technical Education subjects and University Transfer subjects.

 

 

 

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Is a 4 year degree program my only college option? Not necessarily!

According to the US Department of Labor Statistics there are 29 million jobs that pay middle class wages and do not require a 4 year degree. These jobs require some college or community college education or training, but not a Bachelor’s degree.

You have choices – learn more about your options.