Welcome to the OP-TEC Warehouse

The mission of the National Center for Optics and Photonics Education is to increase the supply of well-educated photonics technicians by building and strengthening the capacity and quality of photonics education in U.S. two-year colleges.

Through this website portal, educators and students may order textbooks and download OP-TEC resources including national skill standards for photonics and precision optics technicians, teaching materials, program planning guides, industry research reports, and publications on successful practices.

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Bookstores receive 20% off applicable items.

OP-TEC Publications

OP-TEC Program Planning Guides, National Skill Standards, Reports and other Teaching Resources are available for free download.

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Optics and Photonics Curriculum

OP-TEC offers curricular materials designed to support Optics, Laser, and Photonics Education in High Schools and Two-year Colleges and the Retraining of Adult Workers.

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Instructor Evaluation Copies

Electronic evaluation copies of OP-TEC curricular materials are avaliable to faculty by request.

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