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PTI seeks to end generations of hopelessness by building legacy mindsets and turning dreams into realities while empowering through opportunities, because opportunities matter. – The Founder

PTI'S CHANCELLOR

Guidance, Inspiration and Support

DR. LEICHA SHAVER

Dr. Leicha Shaver is the Chief Executive Officer and founder of Advanced Preparatory International (API) in Dallas, Texas.  She has been an administrator in public education for twenty-five years.  She began her career in Tulsa, Oklahoma as an elementary principal. She served in Tulsa until Dallas ISD recruited her in 2002. She acquired leadership positions at John W. Carpenter Elementary School, Middle College High School, and Roosevelt High School, respectively. It was during her tenure at Middle College High School that Dr. Shaver gained experience working with dual-credit programs.

 

ABOUT PTI
TRADE SCHOOL

Pathways To Independence Trade School was created based on understanding the need to build OVERCOMERS  in order to end generations of hopelessness.  After a decade of research through trials and studies on Restoring Families Across America, the data tells a compelling story. The analysis included both observational and interventional clinical studies performed by one primary investigator with over 700 subjects. The primary target market was underserved and rural communities, while 90% of the trial subjects were black males.  The trial subjects ranged in age from 10 to 56, and they proved Frederick Douglass was correct when he said, “It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.”

PTI TARGET INDUSTRIES

Empowering Through Opportunities

“You give a poor man a fish, and you feed him for a day. You teach him to fish, and you give him an occupation that will feed him for a lifetime.” – Chinese Proverb

VIOLENCE PREVENTION

United States of America

Violence Prevention

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FOOD SECURITY ​

Texas

Food Security

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LEADERSHIP

Virginia

Leadership

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REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT

Texas

Real Estate Development

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MASS COMMUNICATION

Georgia

Mass Communications

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MUSIC

Texas

TECHNOLOGY

Texas

Technology

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SOLID FOUNDATION

Building Legacy Mindsets

Creating opportunity and building legacies takes a solid foundation.

SELF-EFFICACY

SELF-EFFICACY

THE VALUE OF A LIFE

THE VALUE OF A LIFE

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

ENVIRONMENTAL TRAUMA EXTRACTION

ENVIRONMENTAL TRAUMA EXTRACTION

FINANCIAL LITERACY

FINANCIAL LITERACY

CONSEQUENCES / CONFLICT RESOLUTION

CONSEQUENCES / CONFLICT RESOLUTION

MERCHANDISING

MERCHANDISING

CIVIC ENGAGEMENT

CIVIC ENGAGEMENT