Presentation on theme: "GPISD CTE Early College High School"— Presentation transcript:
1 GPISD CTE Early College High School WELCOME CLASS OF 2019!
2 What is an Early College High School (ECHS)? A partnership between Galena Park ISD and San Jacinto College North.Gives students a head start on the rest of their lives!Allows students to earn both a high school diploma and an associate degree or a certificate of technology (up to 60 college hours) FREE!
3 What is GPISD’s CTE Early College High School? Open in August of 2015High School located at the San Jacinto College North CampusStudents take high school courses along with college courses
4 Who Can Attend GPISD CTE ECHS? 8th Grade students will applyMust pass the Reading STAAR at 1st administrationMust have no drug related disciplineStudent must have good attendanceAs of January 2014 – 64 across the state. More opened up in Aug 2014 and more will open in Aug. 2015
5 Who Can Attend GPISD CTE ECHS? Student must have the desire and determination to attend collegeParental supportA lottery will be used to select students from those eligible (125 students maximum)As of January 2014 – 64 across the state. More opened up in Aug 2014 and more will open in Aug. 2015
6 Benefits for the Students Students will graduate with both a high school diploma and an Associate of Applied ScienceStudents will have certification so the student is ready to enter the workforce upon graduation
7 Benefits for the Students Students will be part of a smaller schoolStudents will not have to pay for the Dual Credit classes, textbooks, required supplies, etc.
8 CTE ECHS is a Galena Park ISD High School Offer free/reduced breakfast and lunchBus transportation providedPrincipal and staff
9 What can I do with an Associate of Applied Science or a Certificate of Technology?
10 Associate of Applied Science Emergency Medical TechnologyWelding TechnologyAir Conditioning TechnologyElectrical TechnologyDiesel TechnologyProcess TechnologyHealth Information ManagementEngineering Design Graphics
11 Certificate of Technology Licensed Vocational NurseMedical AssistantPharmacy Technician
12 AIR CONDITIONING & REFRIGERATION Air Conditioning TechnologyProjected # of Jobs – 50,000 or more2012 Median pay $43, 640 per yearAverage $20.98 per hour
13 MECHANICAL ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN Projected # of Jobs – 1000 or more2012 Median pay $51,980 per yearAverage $24.99 per hour
14 ELECTRICIAN Electrical Technology Projected # of Jobs – 90,000 or more 2012 Median pay $49, 840 per yearAverage $23.96 per hour
15 PHARMACY TECHNICIAN Pharmacy Technician Projected # of Jobs – up 31% through 2018Average $ $16.25 per hour
16 Traits of an Ideal CTE ECHS Student Hard workerDrug freeEager and willing to learnWilling to trade traditional high school experience for Early College High SchoolGood communication skillsConsistently punctualCommitted to your FUTURE
17 Next Steps Recruitment begins in March March 9th Applications become available on District WebsiteMarch 24th District wide parent information meeting at GPMSMarch 26th District wide parent information meeting at NSMSApril 10th Applications due to 8th grade CounselorApril 24th Student lottery for admissions