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Heather Steel
Regional Tech Prep Coordinator


"If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagine, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours." — Henry David Thoreau


Welcome to Great Basin College Tech Prep... Are you a high school student who is interested in gaining college credit while you are in high school? Great Basin College Tech Prep is your answer!! We offer programs including Dual Credit, GBC Senior High, and Tech Prep.

See the pictures below for a few examples of the degrees and credits offered for high school students at Great Basin College. If you would like more information contact the Tech Prep Coordinator or your High School Counselor.

Vision: All Tech Prep students are prepared to succeed in a dynamic and technological world.

Mission: Tech Prep provides an articulated, coordinated sequence of learning experiences involving partnerships with secondary and post-secondary education, business, labor, government, and communities. Tech Prep enables students to successfully transition among different levels of education and careers.


Contact Information

Office Location: EIT 256, Elko Campus
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Office Hours

  • Monday: 8 AM-5 PM
  • Tuesday: 8 AM-5 PM
  • Wednesday: 8 AM-5 PM
  • Thursday: 8 AM-5 PM
  • Friday: 8 AM-5 PM


  • AAS - Agriculture Management, Great Basin College, 2005
  • BA-Secondary Education Agriculture, Great Basin College, 2007


Recommended Reading

  • Animal, Vegetable, Miracle, Barbara Kingsolver
  • Foraging Behavior: Managing to Survive In a World of Change, Dr. Fred Provenza


Reference Documents

Recommended Web Links


  • Fishing
  • Photography
  • Natural Resource Management
  • Biological Control of Invasive Species
  • Sustainable Agriculture
  • Society for Range Management
  • Nevada Association of Career and Technical Educators
  • Northeast Nevada Stewardship Group
  • BEHAVE Facilitators Network
Honors and Awards
  • 2007 Regents' Scholar Award

Photo Gallery

Resource Managment photo courtesy Lee Raine

Accounting, Business Adminstration

Early Childhood Education

Land Surveying/Geomatics

Industrical Millwright Technology

Agriculture Science, Plant Science

Drafting, Computer Office Technology

Diesel Technology


Electrical and Instrumentation

Transport Technology

Welding Technology
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Great Basin College - 1500 College Parkway - Elko, Nevada 89801 - 775.738.8493
A member institution of the Nevada System of Higher Education
Accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

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