RTEC/Expanded Options
Regional Technical and Early College

Did You Know?

RTEC Start Planning for Spring 2017 Term

For HSC Advising Contact:

Brenda Williams
Phone: (541) 463-3443

Fall, Winter & Spring Terms

High School Partnership Referral form Required for every sponsored student once a year

Take a College Course while in High School

What is RTEC/Expanded Options?

RTEC/Expanded Options are career/technical and academic transfer courses not available at your high school. These courses give you a jump start your college program. 

Who is eligible?

High School juniors and seniors currently enrolled and sponsored by a local high school. The high school students should be interested in taking introductory and pre-requisite courses for a jump start into their major interest areas.

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What courses can you take?:

The courses you are interested in taking need to be approved by your High School Counselor and the High School Connections Advisor. Your High School Counselor will help you determine if you can receive high school credit for your college credit courses. 

View the complete list of Lane School of Professional and Technical Careers Programs. Many other career technical courses may also be available on an individual basis. 

The courses below are common courses taken by a sponsored high school student, but this list is not limited to the following. 

Academic Transfer Courses

  • Art
  • Chemistry
  • Communications
  • Health
  • Math
  • Psychology
  • Theatre 

Career Technical Courses

  • Automotive 
  • Computer Science
  • Culinary
  • Health Professions
  • Human Services
  • RTEC 101
  • Welding/Fabrication

What is RTEC 101?

RTEC 101 Gateways to College and Career is an entry class that teaches the skills necessary to be successful in college. Students will also explore the program options available for transitioning high school students. This class is at no cost to the student. 

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RTEC 101 Video - Introducing a college class for only high school students. This course will ensure students become an expert at navigating the LCC system, while learning about themselves and the many exciting programs and pathways.

Unable to view this video? View it on video.lanecc.edu

What are the costs?

Talk to your Transition Counselor or Principal to see if your high school has funding for these college courses.

What is expected of a high school student in a college class?

It is the student's responsibility to:

  • Talk to their High School Counselor/Transition Counselor and the High School Connections Advisor every term about approved courses.
    • The Transition Counselor will help determine which classes will meet high school graduation requirements
  • Register early in their myLane for the approved courses
  • Check their email frequently and contact the High School Connections Advisor with questions. Lane will send you emails to the email address listed on your credit application
  • Communicate regularly with instructors and the High School Connections Advisor
  • Keep track of their L# and passphrase to use for myLane and Moodle
  • Watch the Add/Drop and other deadlines on the Academic Calendar 
  • Monitor myLane account (balance, registration, annoucements)
  • Attend all classes regularly 
  • Give your best efforts. These courses will be on your permanent Lane transcript and are included in the Satisfactory Academic Progress standards (financial aid) calculations

Who is the High School Connections Advisor?

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Brenda Williams
Email: williamsb@lanecc.edu
Phone: (541) 463-3443
Appointment Request

How do you apply for the RTEC/Expanded Options?

  • Discuss your eligibility and education plan with your Transition Counselor 
  • Apply for admission and choose the Credit Application even if you already have an L#
  • Make an appointment for placement testing at Lane CC or check with your Transition Counselors to see if testing can be taken at your high school
    • You are required to meet minimum score requirements in Reading, Sentence and Math tests
  • Contact Brenda Williams, High School Connections Advisor. She will discuss course choices, schedules, and registration
  • Have your Counselor complete a High School Partnership Referral form
    • Fax a copy of form to the High School Connections office, Fax: (541) 463-4734 and send original to the School District office for approval.
    • School District will send signed forms to Pam McClelland in the High School Connections Office Pam's email is mcclellandp@lanecc.edu
    • School District Officials will set up a payment schedule with Sponsored Accounts every term


Contact the High School Connections office at (541) 463-5521.