ODESSA - Odessa College and the Ector County Independent School District will be teaming up to form an Early College High School.
The Texas Commissioner of Education announced the state chose Odessa for a location, along with three other cities.
It will be called the Odessa Career and Technical Early College High School.
Programs will include instrumentation and electrical technology, machining technology and welding.
The goal of the school is to provide students with job skills and earn credits for college towards an associate degree.
Midland College has a similar program and recently graduated their first class.