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Pre-Engineering Technology

Grants and Funding

Pre-Engineering Funding Documents Format
Overview and Requirements of the Pre-Engineering Program Overview and Requirements of the Pre-Engineering Program, Acrobat Reader
Application for Pre-Engineering Implementation Funds Application for Pre-Engineering Implementation Funds, Word document
Pre-Engineering Application Cover Letter and Instructions Pre-Engineering Application Cover Letter and Instructions, Word document
Pre-Engineering Program Self-Assessment Pre-Engineering Program Self-Assessment, Word document
NH Administrative Rules Ed 1407: Secondary Engineering Technology Programs  
Generic: Engineering by Design Generic: Engineering By Design, Word document
Generic: Project Lead the Way Generic: Project Lead the Way, Word document

Governor's Pre-Engineering Technology Advisory Council (PETAC)

PETAC was established by the New Hampshire Legislature and consists of representatives from the Legislature, Education, Industry and the Public. See Chapter 188-E:16 on details on Membership and Terms.

PETAC's role is to advise the Department of Education in the implementation and expansion of the pre-engineering technology curriculum, to assist the Department of Education in the implementation, evaluation, and expansion of the pre-engineering technology curriculum, and to assist the Department of Education in pursuing public and private funds in order to ensure statewide access to pre-engineering technology curriculum coursework for public school students in grades 6 through 12. (188-E:15)

The NH Statute Title XV Education Chapter 188-E:14 states: "The department of education shall facilitate the development and implementation of a pre-engineering technology curriculum in the public schools for students in grades 6 through 12 who are interested in careers in engineering, or allied engineering fields."

PETAC Duties (per Chapter 188-E:17):

  • Curriculum expansion and revision.
  • Curriculum eligibility requirements.
  • Curriculum quality.
  • Fund raising from private and other sources.
  • Allocation of funds necessary for the curriculum.
  • Evaluation of performance of pre-engineering technology program sites

PETAC Meeting Schedule
Location (unless otherwise noted):
Walker Building- Room 100
21 South Fruit Street
Concord, NH 03301

Dates & Times

All meetings are held from 3:00-5:00PM Eastern, unless noted otherwise

  • September 26, 2016
  • October 24, 2016
  • December 12, 2016
  • January 23, 2017(Walker Building, Room 243)
  • February 20, 2017 (Plymouth State University College of Graduate Studies, 2 Pillsbury Street, Concord, NH)
  • March 27, 2017 (NHTI: Little Hall- Capital Commons Conference Room)
  • April 24, 2017 CANCELLED
  • May 22, 2017

PETAC will meet every other month. All meetings, except February 19, will be at 3:00 PM in Room 100, Walker Building, State Office Park South, 21 South Fruit St., Concord

  • Monday, August 28, 2017
  • Monday, October 16, 2017
  • Monday December 18, 2017
  • Monday, February 19, 2018– Plymouth State University Graduate Center, 2 Pillsbury Street, Concord
  • Monday, April 16, 2018
  • Monday, June 18, 2018


All the links in the below table are to .pdf files Minutes of the Pre-Engineering Technology Advisory Council, Acrobat Reader

1998 1999 2000
2001 2002 2003
2004 2005 2006
2007 2008 2009
2010 2011 2012
2013 2014 2015


Courtney Ritchings
Bureau of Career Development
21 South Fruit Street, Suite 20
Concord, NH 03301
Phone: 603-271-3809
Fax: 603-271-4079


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