The official designation site of the Pathways in Technology Early College High Schools (P-TECH).

The P-TECH Blueprint

The Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) Blueprint provides foundational principles and standards for innovative partnerships with business and industry and colleges and universities. All P-TECHs are required to meet all the design elements for each benchmark annually. TEA provides technical assistance to promote implementation of the P-TECH model with fidelity.

Planning Year Information

Need Info?

In order to operate as a Texas Education Agency-approved P-TECH Academy, all prospective P-TECH’s must engage in a planning year prior to receiving P-TECH designation from TEA.

Application Open

  • October 22, 2021 – December 17, 2021

Assurance Document

All CCRSM applications require signed assurance documents attached with submission. Applications without signed assurance documents will be in jeopardy of planning year application status.

Technical Assistance Webinar

The technical assistance webinar was held on August 26, 2020. Webinar presentation and recording are available below.

Designation Renewal Information

Ready to renew?

Designated P-TECH campuses must reapply for designation every academic year. Campuses can only apply for designation renewal if they held designation status in the current academic year.

Application Open

  • November 3, 2021 - January 29, 2022

Technical Assistance Webinar

The technical assistance webinar was held October 14, 2020.


Need help?

To access the instructions for completing a P-TECH designation application, visit the Guidelines page.


Ready to apply?

Be sure to register for an account if you haven't already. Once registered, you can create applications.


Designated Schools:

  • Receive recognition as an approved P-TECH Campus
  • Are invited to participate in P-TECH convenings
  • Gain membership in the P-TECH Network

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you still have questions?

Review the Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) page to find the answer or find out how to submit a question if yours isn't included.