Pathways to Early College High Schools Program (P-TECH)

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P-TECH is a new type of school that brings together the best elements of high school, college, and the professional world.

It is a model that allows students to earn a high school diploma, as well as a no-cost Associate degree. The Colorado BioScience Institute acts as a company liaison for the P-TECH program at Frederick High School, Warrior Tech. The Warrior Tech program prepares students for biotech careers and is a partnership between St Vrain Valley School District (Frederick High School), Aims Community College and industry partners.


Our industry partners: Agilent Technologies, AGC Biologics, CordenPharma, KBI Biopharma, and Tolmar.


This program includes significant mentorship and internship opportunities with our industry partners; giving students a head start on their careers after completing the program. Students enroll in 9th grade and complete the program in 4-6 years at which points they are prepared to enter the biotech workforce.

“Agilent Technologies is proud to invest in Colorado’s future biotech workforce. We are inspired by the commitment and dedication of the P-TECH students. It’s an honor to mentor these students for several years and support their learning and growth."


Joe Guiles, PhD
Head of Development
Agilent Technologies
Investing Company in P-TECH Program

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Connect with Meg John, Colorado BioScience Institute Vice President,

The Colorado BioScience Institute and St. Vrain Valley Schools Receive $435,200 Grant to Advance Workforce Pathways

We are honored to announce a grant that will advance our work to cultivate and diversify Colorado’s life sciences workforce.


The Weld County Workforce Development Board awarded the Colorado BioScience Institute and St. Vrain Valley Schools have been awarded a $435,200 Workforce Innovation Grant to support the P-TECH program in biochemistry at Frederick High School.


“We are thrilled to continue our work, along with our industry partners Tolmar, Agilent Technologies, KBI Biopharma, and AGC Biologics, with additional resources to support our P-TECH students,” said Meg John, Vice President of the Colorado BioScience Institute.

Read the News Release