What is Tech Prep?
Tech Prep Coordinator
Tech Prep Members



Gwen Smith,
Tech Prep Coordinator
Pearl River Community College
Career and Technical Education
101 Hwy 11 North
Box 5416
Poplarville, MS 39470
Phone: 601-403-1315
Fax: 601-403-1121


Duties of Tech Prep Coordinator:

Each consortium has a Tech Prep Coordinator employed at the community and/or junior college to assist consortium members with professional development workshops and educational services that will promote and support the following areas:

• Rigor and relevance in academic and career/technical classrooms
• Strong leadership skills
• Incorporation of applied and integrated teaching strategies into instruction
• Technology integrated into classroom instruction
• Career development and planning
• Worksite experiences for students and educators
• Partnerships between local businesses/industries and education