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Program Mission Statements:

  • At the PCA Early College High School, our mission is to provide the appropriate amount of support to mentor our students to become successful, autonomous college students with both academic and personal skills who are prepared to pursue additional college credits or enter a career as they become effective citizens and leaders of this world. 
  • At the PCA Pathways in Technology Early College High School, our mission is to work together with our college and business partner to build a better tomorrow through pathways of success by offering relevant and meaningful health careers opportunities.


Candice Hardin – High School Principal –

Dana Pearson –  Mentor Teacher/AC Instructor –

Conchita Esteves –  Mentor Teacher –

Jennifer Ramirez – Mentor Teacher –

Delisha Durham – Mentor Teacher/HS Engl 3 & 4 Teacher –

Maria Vazquez – Mentor Teacher/HS Spanish 1 & 2 Teacher –

Shelly Sanderson –  Health Science Teacher –

                                                                                   John Oliver – Transportation

Pineywoods Community Academy Early College High School (PCA ECHS) is a program within the high school that allows students an opportunity to receive both a high school diploma and either an associate degree, certification, or at least 60 credit hours toward a baccalaureate degree. Our students are currently enrolled in various programs and dual credit courses leading to a future career including:

  • Automotive Technology
  • Barber
  • Business Admin & Mngt
  • Cosmetology
  • Criminal Justice
  • Electrical Technician
  • Electronics Assembler (AC/Lockheed Martin partnership)
  • General Studies (basics)
  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, & Refrigeration
  • Multidisciplinary Studies
  • Nursing (LVN, EKG tech, CNA, Phlebotomy, and more)
  • Pharmacy Technology (age limits apply, prior program approval)
  • Real Estate
  • Surgical Technology (age limits apply, prior program approval)
  • Teaching
  • Theatre 
  • Welding Technology

If you missed the parent presentation, click below to view:

ECHS PTECH Meeting 2024-2025 PCA ECHS & P-TECH Information Session       

ECHS PTECH Meeting 2023-2024 PCA ECHS & P-TECH Information Session        

ECHS Parent Presentation 2021-2022 PCA ECHS Parent Presentation

ECHS Program Orientation Videos

ECHS Tour of Angelina College     Email Etiquette     Syllabus - Timeline - Planner  

 ECHS Tour of Angelina College           Email Etiquette                                              Syllabus-Timeline-Planner

Map of Angelina College
Map of Angelina College

ECHS Announcements

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PCA Graduation May 24, 2024

PCA Graduation – Shands Gymnasium – 7:00 pm

AC Commencement May 10, 2024

AC Spring Commencement will be held in the Shands Gymnasium at 4:00 pm.