RTEC/Expanded Options
Regional Technical and Early College

Did You Know?

Start Planning for Fall 2017 Term

For HSC Advising Contact:

Brenda Williams
Phone: (541) 463-3443

Required once a year for new and continuing sponsored high school students

High School Partnership Referral form 

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. 

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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. 

View the complete list of Lane School of Professional and Technical Careers Programs

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. You will 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 your responsibility to:

  • Talk to your 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 myLane for the approved courses
  • Check your designated Lane student Gmail account frequently 
  • Communicate regularly with instructors and the High School Connections Advisor
  • Keep track of your L# and password to use for myLane, Moodle, and Gmail 
  • 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 and RTEC 101 Instructor?

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Brenda Williams Ed.M
Academic Advisor/RTEC Faculty
Email: williamsb@lanecc.edu
Phone: (541) 463-3443
Appointment Request

How to apply for the RTEC/Expanded Options program?

Please read through and complete the Steps to Enroll for Sponsored High School Students

What do the high school/school districts need to do?

  1. Make sure your students follow and complete all the Steps to Enroll for Sponsored High School Students
  2. Contact Brenda with names of students and major interests
  3. Sign and return the High School Partnership referral form to our office
  4. Set up a Sponsored Accounts for your students every term before the end of the first week of classes


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