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

  • August 24, 2020 – November 10, 2020

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

  • October 12, 2020 – January 29, 2021

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.