P-Tech at Henninger

Syracuse P-TECH
Syracuse P-Tech is a specialized high school housed at Henninger High School. This is a partnership with Onondaga Community College, SUNY Broome, SUNY Upstate, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Laboratory Alliance, Crouse Hospital, and POMCO of Central New York in which SCSD students will have the opportunity to participate in this cohesive five or six-year program (9-14), which combines high school, college and career training.

The essential elements of Syracuse P-TECH are a focus on:
  • High School Diploma and College Degree within five/six years
  • Careers Awareness — Work-Based Learning experiences with business partners
  • Technology Pathways—Program of study in either Clinical Laboratory Technology or Health Information Technology
  • First in line opportunity for Clinical Laboratory Technician and Health Information Technician jobs in CNY
How does the work-based learning component work?
Students engage in a wide variety of real-world work experiences including visits from industry experts, internships, shadow days, coaching and mentoring, part-time employment. PTECH is aligned with our major industry partners, through our collaboration with Laboratory Alliance and the area hospitals.  Upon graduation, students will be prepared to enter a lucrative career in Clinical Laboratory Technology or Health Information Technology.
Key alliances make a powerful impact on the educational experience
P-Tech boasts a faculty of certified teachers using technology rich instructional tools and data systems to inform instruction. Students complete a rigorous curriculum in science, technology and math that enables them to meet all the requirements of a high school regent’s diploma. But beyond this, accredited college instructors deliver an articulated course of study that empowers students to earn an AAS degree in Clinical Laboratory Technology or Health Information Technology. Added to this is a host of industry partners who provide students with professional mentors and coaches, internships and paid employment opportunities for invaluable, real-world work experience. Students will learn from and work with industry experts from Laboratory Alliance, and area hospitals and local laboratories among others.

To learn more about the P-Tech program at Henninger, click here to visit our Career and Technical Education (CTE) page.