CTE College Credit
Formerly 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 CTECC!

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. CTECC 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.

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

  • Accounting/Business
  • Auto Tech
  • Graphics
  • Construction
  • Digital Photography
  • Machine Tool Technology
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Web Design
  • Welding

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

Take advantage of it!

Upcoming Changes

The WNC Tech Prep Program will phase out in the 2014-15 school year and be replaced with the Career and Technical Education (CTE) College Credit Program!

High school students will have the opportunity to earn the State Certificate of Skill Attainment to earn college credit at any NSHE community college. To receive the State Certificate of Skill Attainment you must:

  1. Complete the CTE program course sequence with a B average or higher.
  2. Pass the associated Technical Skills assessment.
  3. Pass the Employability Skills assessment.
For additional information, please contact:
Diane Nungary
Perkins Grant Manager
Phone: 775-445-4238 ext.
E-mail: Diane.Nungary@wnc.edu
CTE College Credit
Formerly Tech Prep

Western Nevada College
Joe Dini Library and Student Center 108
2201 West College Parkway
Carson City, NV 89703
Phone: 775-445-4238
E-mail: diane.nungary@wnc.edu


Information: 775-445-3000
General Questions: info_desk@wnc.edu

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