Tech Prep, established in 1990, is a national reform movement to encourage all high school student to continue their education beyond high school by aligning vocational/technical education in the high schools and community/technical colleges.
How does Tech Prep help you at Lake Washington Institute of Technology?
Provides accelerated path for motivated and self-directed students from high school through college, or through professional/technical training/certification.
Provides students with challenge, motivation, and connection to future possibilities and can help reduce high school disconnect/boredom.
Provides opportunity for high school students to satisfy foundation/Gen Ed/gateway post secondary courses in high school.
Strengthens students skills and competencies.
Provides students with opportunity to complete short-term technical certificates or degree in a compressed time frame and to boost their earning potential as they move into a career, or to broaden their options to continue their education while they work.
Students who chose to continue their education may take advantage of one of the many 2+2+2 articulated programs between two and four-year.
Eliminates the commute time, transportation and related costs for high school students to travel to their local community college for programs such as Running Start.
Allows students to remain with their cohort group in their high school.
Tech Prep Enrollment
Tech Prep CC Director
Articulations for Tech Prep courses
LWTech Tech Prep Coordinator
Find out if you recieved credit(s) at LWIT or to receive an LWTech official transcript
(425) 739-8100 ext. 8515