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PACE Center for Girls Pasco County was founded in 1998. Since opening, PACE Pasco has served over 500 girls. We have temporaily moved to New Port Richey while working on a new facilty. Our temporarily location is at:

The Marchman Technical Education Center (MTEC)
7825 Campus Drive,
New Port Richey, FL 34653

 The MTEC campus is off of Ridge Rd, just west of US 19.
Turn at light at Lemon Rd.
Go straight at Orchid Lake Rd. MTEC is on the right side of the street. 

PACE Pasco is one of 18 centers across Florida.  For more information on our statewide organization, click here.  For more information about PACE Pasco click here .

Girls can complete middle school coursework, earn high school credit, or retake courses to earn grade forgiveness and improve their G.P.A. There is no charge to attend PACE. PACE Center for Girls of Pasco County is currently accepting referrals. Please contact our Outreach Counselor, Andrea Lancaster at 727-849-1901, ext. 31 for more information or simply download, complete and return the referral form.

Marchman Technical Education Center (MTEC)

7825 Campus Drive, New Port Richey, FL  34653

MTEC campus. It is off of Ridge Rd, just west of US 19. Turn at light at Lemon Rd.

Go straight at Orchid Lake Rd. MTEC is on the right side of street.


Continue to use the main phone line at:  (727) 849-1901

Women in Networking’s recent "A Women's Symposium 2010" was an outstanding success!  Hundreds of women enjoyed a diverse mix of exhibitors and food vendors as well as workshops on topics including parenting skills, projecting an image, networking, how to budget your money, technology for your business, and more.  All proceeds from the Symposium benefited the PACE Centers for Girls of Hillsborough, Pasco, and Pinellas counties.

Women in Networking is a growing and powerful group of women in the Tampa Bay area whose goal is to build friendships and build their businesses. Membership is free providing you attend at least one meeting per month - and a variety of breakfast, lunch and dinner meetings are scheduled throughout the Tampa Bay area.  For more information about WIN, visit


Over 200 guests attended PACE Pasco's Fifth Annual Fashion Show on Saturday, November 13, 2010.  The show was presented by Landon Plastic Surgery and featured holiday fashions by Material Girl II boutique of Trinity and Dillard's - Shops at Wiregrass, modelled by PACE girls, board members, and volunteers.  Guests also enjoyed an elegant champagne brunch, "swag bags" filled with an assortment of merchandise, and a variety of fabulous auctions and raffles.  Over $16,000 was raised to support PACE's programs serving at-risk Pasco County girls.

Volunteers from the First Bank of Lutz recently concluded a semester-long presentation of the FDIC's Money Smart for Young Adults curriculum at PACE Pasco, with more than 30 PACE girls receiving certificates for successfully completing the program.  Money Smart for Young Adults helps youth ages 12-20 learn the basics of handling their money and finances.

Read the Maddux Business Report Daily Tampa Bay News Wire's story.

Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America has awarded PACE Pasco a $2,500 "Raising Up Healthy Women and Girls" grant to support PACE's Spirited Girls! programming.

Spirited Girls! is a gender-specific, research-based program aimed at preventing and/or decreasing high-risk behaviors among at-risk teenage girls. The curriculum includes both academic and recreational activities and is designed to build self-esteem, strengthen protective factors, and promote life-long healthy decision making.  Each month, activities focus on one of PACE's Values and Guiding Principles, and the PACE Pasco girl who has best exemplified the month's Value is honored as "Spirited Girl of the Month".

Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America is committed to promoting healing and wholeness in the church, the society, and the world.  The grants program allows the women of the church to carry out ministry in many different ways and through many exciting programs across the country and around the globe.