Pine Academies

CTE Summer Academy

The Career & Technical Education (CTE) Summer Academy is a three-day summer enrichment program for students entering grades 9-12 in fall 2021. The Academy will provide students with an in-depth and hands-on approach to explore future career options through project-based learning.


CTE Summer Academy Registration is Now Open
Registration for the CTE Summer Academy is now open! Please view the Registration Flier for more information. Space is limited, so early registration is encouraged! Registration will close on June 1st.

Registration Links
The registration links are below and can also be found on the registration flier. Please make sure to select the correct registration link. Students who are eligible for the Free and Reduced-Price Meal Program should select the "Scholarship Registration" link to receive a reduced-price Academy registration.

There are two tracks to choose from:

Download the CTE Summer Academy Flyer

Pine Academies

PTCC offers high school students the opportunity to participate in several different career and technical education (CTE) academy programs called Pine Academies. Pine Academies are a series of courses focused on specific careers or areas of interest and are designed to give students a jump start on their college education and explore for a future career. Credits earned in academy courses count toward a student’s high school diploma and their future college degree, and are easily transferred to other colleges and universities.

Pine Academies are offered at local high schools and via Interactive Television (ITV). Select academies are offered at each location, so make sure to talk with your high school counselor about availability at your school. 

The following is a list of the Pine Academies offered during the 2021-2022 academic year.

Click here to view more information about each academy.


Benefits to Students

By participating in a Pine Academy, students will: 

  1. Earn both high school and college credit 
  2. Explore specific career fields  
  3. Jump-start a college certificate, diploma, or degree
  4. Earn transferrable credit 

 If you are interested in participating in a Pine Academy, follow these steps below: 

  1. Talk to your high school counselor to see what is available at your school
  2. Work with your high school counselor to determine if you meet PSEO eligibility requirements 
  3. Complete the online application to PTCC. Refer to the step-by-step application guide for assistance
  4. Register for classes


To learn more about Pine Academies, contact Jodie Klinkhammer or Kierstan Peck.

Jodie Klinkhammer
K-12 Partnership Coordinator


Kierstan Peck
Director of Student Success