Document Type

Graduate Project

Date of Degree Completion

Fall 1997

Degree Name

Master of Education (MEd)



Committee Chair

Jack L. McPherson

Second Committee Member

Franklin D. Carlson

Third Committee Member

Susan M. Madley


The purpose of this study was to develop a Tech Prep Program for horticulture education. This program focused on career goals of students enrolled at South Kitsap High School and South Seattle Community College. To accomplish this purpose, current research and literature on Tech Prep models, career paths, and the horticulture industry were reviewed. Additionally, selected materials were obtained from model Tech Prep programs throughout the State of Washington.