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Why VTEC?

WHY VTEC?:

Unleash Your Potential at VTEC: The Early College and Ag-Powered School of Visalia. Discover a learning oasis where students blossom into critical thinkers, top-notch communicators, and creative problem-solvers. Our 35-acre campus, located off Linwood, is a hub of hands-on education where our students earn industry certifications in welding and forklift driving as well as many others. 

Join our thriving FFA chapter, with a track record of 12 state degree recipients, and choose from 4 pathways. Accelerate your future with our partnership with the College of the Sequoias. With the support of our Scholarship Foundation, you can earn an AA degree for free before you even graduate from VTEC. Make VTEC your launching pad for success. Apply now!

Visalia Technical Early College High School (VTEC) empowers students through rigorous, hands-on educational experiences in agricultural-related fields that will fast-track students’ college and career aspirations.

VTEC, where ag meets academics, empowers students to fast-track their future. 

All students will:

  • Complete SAE projects as active members of FFA

  • Graduate with at least 4 COS classes completed

  • Graduate college and career-ready with technical certifications 

  • Engage in a rigorous curriculum that includes project-based hands-on learning experiences

  • Experience a positive school culture where individual needs are met


CURRENT PATHWAYS AVAILABLE (all students have access to Early College)

    • Coming Soon Advanced Manufacturing

    • Animal Science

    • Ag Systems Technology

    • Plant Science


QUALIFICATIONS

VTEC welcomes high school students from Visalia Unified, Tulare County, and any county bordering Tulare County.
High school students who are English Language Learners, have and IEPs or 504 plans are welcome to apply.
If more students apply than seats are available, a lottery will be held by VUSD guidelines.
Applicants should not have a history of violence or major discipline issues.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Scott Braun, Principal
2245 S. Linwood
Visalia, CA  93277
(559) 622.3212