Tech Prep

Instructor Paul Eastwood talks with students at the Tech Prep college day 2009.
Instructor Paul Eastwood talks with students at the Tech Prep college day 2009.

The Right Choice For A Brighter Future - Prepare To Succeed!


Want to earn college credit while still in high school? What if it was free? It's true! Save time and money with Tech Prep!

Looking toward graduation, many important choices will determine the kind of life that lies ahead. Will you attend college? Will you go directly into a job? College credits can help you get ahead in whatever path you choose.

There are many ways to earn college credits, and juniors or seniors can receive credits free now, while still in high school. Tech Prep offers a head start to a technical career with higher wages and with jobs that are in high demand. Employers seek workers with strong skills in the technical fields.

Tech Prep classes count as electives for high school graduation, as well as for college credits! Some of the courses that count for Tech Prep college credits are in:

  • Accounting
  • Auto Tech
  • CADD (Computer Aided Design/Drafting)
  • Computer courses
  • Graphics
  • Construction
  • Digital Photography
  • GIS (Geographic Information Systems)
  • Machine Tool Technology
  • Web Design

How does this happen? High school teachers work with WNC faculty to create an agreement so that high school students who take these classes don’t have to re-take them in college.

Tech Prep is a great deal and it’s available to help students succeed.

Take advantage of it!

For additional information, please contact:
Kevin Edwards
Coordinator
Phone: 775-445-3241 ext.
E-mail: Kevin.Edwards@wnc.edu
Diane Nungary
Coordinator, Perkins Grant Manager
Phone: 775-445-4238 ext.
E-mail: Diane.Nungary@wnc.edu
Tech Prep
Western Nevada College
Joe Dini Library and Student Center 109A
2201 West College Parkway
Carson City, NV 89703
Phone: 775-445-3241


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