Upcoming Parent/Student Information Meetings
Thursday, July 20 at 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, August 5 at 8:30 a.m.
All meetings will be held at the PTEC campus located at 2525 Canada Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80922

 Power Technical Early College (PTEC), a grades 6-14 vocational school, is James Irwin Charter Schools’ fifth school.  PTEC opened in September of 2016 with 160 students.  The campus is located one block east of Constitution Blvd. and Peterson Road at 2525 Canada Drive.  It is expected to grow considerably over the next few years as it adds one grade each year until it serves students through grade 14 (an Associate’s Degree from Pikes Peak Community College in a skilled trade).
PTEC offers strong academics, character development and 90 minutes of shop classes per day.
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WHERE:  PTEC is located one block east of Peterson Road and Constitution at 2525 Canada Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80922. The school leases a building from the James Irwin Educational Foundation.  It is approximately 46,000 square feet and is located on 8.74 acres.

WHO: PTEC serves students in grades 6-10. The school will grow one grade each year until it serves students through grade 14.  PTEC will pay for its students to earn an Associate’s Degree in Construction Management, Welding, Manufacturing, CAD, HVAC, Electronics or Machining.

MORE: PTEC is a charter school authorized by School District 49 and also partners with Pikes Peak Community College and manufacturing and construction companies throughout the region including JPM Prototype and Manufacturing, Inc. Bal Seal, Allegion, Creative Fabrications and the Housing and Building Association.

PTEC students focus on career and vocational education – aimed at earning stackable industry certifications/credentials as well as associate degrees – and may transition directly to workplace settings, or build on their two-year college experience by continuing to pursue a four-year degree in management, engineering, leadership, or an advanced specialization in their chosen career.

APPLY NOW for 2017-2018:   PTEC is now accepting applications for grades 6-10 for the 2017-2018 school year.  Please visit or the Admissions pages of this website for more information.

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The March 2016 edition of The Fabricator, the premier manufacturing trade journal, features an editorial from the editor-in-chief regarding Power Technical Early College.

Fabricator Article