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25%
Industry Growth by 2027
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$61559
Average Salary
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45000
Jobs to fill by 2027

P-Tech High School Program

The Pathways in Technology Early College High School (PTECH) program is an innovative partnership between the Adams 14 School District, Front Range Community College, the Construction Education Foundation (CEF), and the Associated General Contractors of Colorado (AGC-C).

Students graduate with a high school diploma, construction industry credentials, and an associates degree – in addition to gaining relevant workplace skills – all at no cost to the student.

HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA PLUS ASSOCIATES DEGREE

  • PTECH students begin in 9th grade and continue for up to 6 years – high school and 2 equivalent years of college
  • Students will earn their high school diploma from Adams City High School and an Architectural & Building Science Associate of Applied Science degree from Front Range Community College
  • A cohort of 25-50 students annually will be accepted into this Architectural & Building Science Academy
  • PTECH is open to all students with a special focus on encouraging enrollment of students who are socio-economically and racially diverse, the first to attend college in their family, English language learners, and students with disabilities.
  • Adams City High School is the only high school in Adams County currently offering a PTECH program
  • For more information and a list of other Colorado high schools offering PTECH programs throughout the state visit cde.state.co.us/postsecondary/p-tech

HOW TO GET INVOLVED

STUDENTS & PARENTS:

For more information on the Adams 14 PTECH program call 303-289-3111 or visit adamscityhigh.adams14.net

Why Choose Construction for Your Career!

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THE INDUSTRY

More than 7.2 million Americans are employed in the construction trades

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THE DEMAND

45,000 new skilled trades workers are needed in Colorado by 2027 – 25% growth rate

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THE OPPORTUNITY

Apprenticeship opportunities to earn while you learn with no student loan debt

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THE EARNINGS

The average median annual industry salary in Colorado is $61,559 plus benefits

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