What We Do > College & Career Support

Boston Area Advanced Technological Connections (BATEC): TechBoston is a partner in a National Science Foundation grant called BATEC that is focused on attracting students to pursue IT degrees. A secondary goal is to strengthen and align Bostonís high school technology courses with IT course offerings at local community colleges and Bachelor of Science in IT degree offered at UMass Boston.

BATEC site: http://www.batec.org

TechBoston also coordinates an annual Regional College Fair that attracts 900 technology-focused students and collaborates with BATEC to provide advanced training for Boston-area teachers each summer.

Accuplacer Test: TechBoston is working with BPS Career and Technical Vocation staff to raise awareness about the barriers BPS graduates encounter when they take the mandatory college placement test.

Accuplacer Link: http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/accuplacer/