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Pathways in Technology (NYS P-TECH) Program

Recent Communications

​UPDATE 9/22/20: 

P-TECH Graduation Guidance Memo

P-TECH Repeat Course Guidance Memo


UPDATE 5/6/20: 

NYS P-TECH Cohort 1 Funding Update


UPDATE 5/1/20:

Attached for your records is a memo providing new guidance for the NYS P-TECH Program. 

Please be advised that New York State’s 2020-21 Enacted Budget provided the Director of the Budget with the authority to reduce aid-to-localities appropriations and disbursements by any amount needed to achieve a balanced budget, as estimated by the Division of the Budget (DOB).  

The DOB is currently preparing a detailed financial plan, scheduled to be delivered to the State Legislature sometime in May 2020, itemizing the specific appropriations and disbursements that will be reduced or withheld in order to achieve $8.2 billion in recurring reductions in aid-to-localities spending. This plan may include budgetary changes that will limit the funding available for the NYS P-TECH Program in 2020-21 and subsequent fiscal years.

We will continue to keep you updated to the best of our ability as we move through these truly extraordinary times.


UPDATE 3/30/20:

Dear NYS P-TECH Programs,

This is a reminder to those P-TECH programs who have not yet submitted the requested data.

In response to the impact that the COVID-19 virus has had on our projects, SED had extended the deadline to submit the 18-19 Report Data and 19-20 Student Enrollment Data to May 1, 2020.

Please be advised that at the present time there are two outstanding reports.

The 18-19 Final Report and the 19-20 Student Enrollment Data.

The 18-19 Final Report is a continuation of the 18-19 Student Enrollment Report.

Both of these reports are attached to this email for your convenience. Please submit by noon on Friday, May 1st through the GoAnywhere portal (

Please ensure you can log into your GoAnywhere account well in advance of the deadline.

If you do not know or cannot remember your username or password, please contact Richard McMillan at

There is an informational webinar posted  to the NYSED P-TECH website

The webinar will walk you through the documents for those who are unfamiliar with the forms or would like a refresher.

Our office is here to assist you so do not hesitate to contact us.


NYS P-TECH Report Tool Instructional Webinar for Cohorts 1, 2, 3, and 4

Funding Opportunity for the New York State Pathways in Technology Early College High School (NYS P-TECH) Program

P-TECH Cohort 1 Continuation Memo

P-TECH Repeat Courses Memo 11-3-20 

The New York State Education Department (NYSED) has issued an announcement of funding opportunity for the New York State Pathways in Technology Early College High School (NYS P-TECH) Program:


NYSED has extended the 2020-2026 NYS P-TECH Program application deadline to October 3, 2019. Applications must be postmarked by this date. 


The New York State Pathways in Technology (NYS P-TECH) program is a public-private partnership that will prepare thousands of New York students for high-skills jobs of the future in technology, manufacturing, healthcare and finance.  The NYS P-TECH model delivers five core benefits to students:

  • A rigorous, relevant and cost-free “grades 9 to 14” education focused on the knowledge and skills students need for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) careers;
  • Workplace learning that includes ongoing mentoring by professionals in the chosen career sector, worksite visits, speakers and internships;
  • Intensive, individualized academic support by K-12 and college faculty within an extended academic year or school day that enables students to progress through the program at their own pace;
  • An Associate of Applied Science degree in a high-tech field; and
  • The commitment to be first in line for a job with the participating business partners following completion of the program.

The program is also designed to:

  • Develop programs of study in high-wage, high-skill, high-demand career areas;
  • Align school, college and community systems in these programs of study;
  • Support strong academic performance;
  • Promote informed and appropriate career choice and preparation; and
  • Ensure that employers in key technical fields have access to a talented and skilled workforce.

Through these programs of study, students will be able to earn transcript college credit toward an Associate degree. Career pathways begin in grade nine and include workplace learning and high school and college coursework. The pathway provides a seamless sequence of study extending through two years of postsecondary career and technical education which culminates in an A.A.S degree.

Contact Information:

New York State Education Department
Office of Postsecondary Access, Support, and Success
Pathways in Technology (NYS P-TECH) Program
89 Washington Avenue, EBA 960
Albany, NY 12234