What is TECC?
The Taos Education and Career Center (TECC) provides free education courses to Taoseños looking to acquire their High School Equivalency, increase their English language skills, prepare for college, and start training for a new career.
Is TECC right for me?
Feel like you don’t have the time, money, or energy to take a class? TECC has flexible schedules and the financial support you need to make it happen. The staff is super supportive and helps you figure out a schedule that adapts to your life, your kids, and your current job. Classes are online, flexible, and free. No citizenship or high school diploma is required to enroll.
Talk to TECC about where you want to go, and we’ll help you get there.
What Our Students Say
"After dropping out, I thought I'd missed my chance to be a nurse like I’d always dreamed. TECC gave me the opportunity to achieve it all."
- Heather LeDoux
Mother of two, and nursing student at UNM Taos
"TECC was a refuge. Where I could forget about my past, and try to focus on making myself better. Healthy spiritually, physically, emotionally. I wanted my life to have a positive influence. TECC gave me the push I needed.”
- Dallas Loretto
Community Health Worker, TECC graduate
“It’s hard when you don’t speak English. When I first arrived here, I was scared. But TECC helped me imagine a future for myself.”
- Giovani Gutierrez Madrid
ESL student at TECC, currently pursuing a degree in Business Administration at UNM Taos