About Sno-Isle TECH

Sno-Isle TECH is a public school offering technical training for high school students within Snohomish County and South Whidbey.

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Sno-Isle TECH, located near Paine Field in Everett, is a cooperative effort of 14 local school districts. The purpose of each program is to provide students with skills that will prepare them for entry-level jobs after graduation from high school or for related post-high school education or training.

Occupations are organized into broad clusters or “pathways” based on characteristics of the job. The 20 programs offered at Sno-Isle TECH fall into one of these five Pathways: Information Technology, Business Marketing & Management, Human Services, Science & Health, and Trade & Industry.

Applications to Sno-Isle TECH open in February for entrance into fall classes. Instructor interviews of students submitting applications will be conducted at Sno-Isle TECH later that spring.

For additional information please contact Pat Jolin at (425) 356-2208 between the hours of 8:00am to 3:00 pm.


What to Expect


Students interested in attending Sno-Isle TECH should have a good attendance record at their sending high school and give careful consideration to their degree of interest in making a commitment to a particular program. This is especially important because the programs are one or two years in length.



There are two sessions each day at Sno-Isle TECH. The first session is from 7:55 to 10:25 each morning. Students then return to their sending high schools to attend their regular afternoon classes.

The second session is from 11:10 to 1:40 each afternoon. Students in this session attend their regular classes at the sending high school in the morning.

Transportation to Sno-Isle TECH is provided by the sending school district.

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High School Credits

Sno-Isle TECH students complete graduation requirements at their sending high school. Students earn 1.5 elective, CTE, or equivalency credits each semester.

Many Sno-Isle TECH programs offer academic equivalency credit opportunities. Students should check with their sending school to determine local eligibility.

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College Credits

Sno-Isle TECH has articulation agreements with Everett Community College, Edmonds Community College, Shoreline Community College, Lake Washington Technical College, and other community colleges in the area. Through these agreements, students successfully completing selected Sno-Isle TECH programs may earn Tech Prep credit (college credit).

Anyone planning to earn college credit for a Sno-Isle TECH course must check with the Sno-Isle TECH instructor.

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