In partnership with Texas State Technical College, Round Rock ISD students will soon have additional opportunities to explore careers in precision manufacturing.

What you need to know

District officials announced the partnership during a Jan. 18 board meeting, with Superintendent Hafedh Azaiez stating the intention of the program is to prepare students for potential careers at companies such as Tesla and Samsung.

Starting with the 2024-25 school year, juniors and seniors will be able to take a sequence of four courses making up a new dual-credit precision manufacturing program.

What else?

The courses will be free for all students participating, and will first launch through Stony Point and Cedar Ridge High Schools in its pilot year.