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Leading the Charge: Dr. Priscilla Aquino Garza Joins Pahara Fellowship

Leading the Charge: Dr. Priscilla Aquino Garza Joins Pahara Fellowship

We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Priscilla Aquino Garza, Senior Director of the Teaching and Leading Programs at Educate Texas, has been selected to participate in the esteemed Pahara Fellowship.

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Investing in Texas Educators: The Key to Student Success

Investing in Texas Educators: The Key to Student Success

The second annual UNT Symposium on "Expanding North Texas Teacher Pathways: Creating an Inclusive, Equipped, and Sustainable Workforce" brought together a diverse array of voices committed to advancing education in Texas. 

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Empowering Futures: Transformative STEM Education for Southern Dallas County

Empowering Futures: Transformative STEM Education for Southern Dallas County

Educate Texas, Lancaster ISD, and the Texas Instruments (TI) Foundation came together to build a districtwide model for STEM education that has created a solid learning foundation for students that will have a lasting impact on the predominantly African American community of Southern Dallas County.

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Harlingen School of Health Professions: Nurturing Success Through Unique Culture and Education Excellence

Harlingen School of Health Professions: Nurturing Success Through Unique Culture and Education Excellence

In the heart of Harlingen, Texas, a remarkable educational culture is thriving at the Harlingen School of Health Professions of HCISD, thanks to the visionary leadership of Principal Tina Garza.

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Teaching & Leading

March 5, 2024

Leading the Charge: Dr. Priscilla Aquino Garza Joins Pahara Fellowship

We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Priscilla Aquino Garza, Senior Director of the Teaching and Leading Programs at Educate Texas, has been selected to participate in the esteemed Pahara Fellowship.

Teaching & Leading

February 29, 2024

Investing in Texas Educators: The Key to Student Success

The second annual UNT Symposium on "Expanding North Texas Teacher Pathways: Creating an Inclusive, Equipped, and Sustainable Workforce" brought together a diverse array of voices committed to advancing education in Texas. 

College & Career Readiness

February 13, 2024

Empowering Futures: Transformative STEM Education for Southern Dallas County

Educate Texas, Lancaster ISD, and the Texas Instruments (TI) Foundation came together to build a districtwide model for STEM education that has created a solid learning foundation for students that will have a lasting impact on the predominantly African American community of Southern Dallas County.

College & Career Readiness RGV FOCUS

January 31, 2024

Harlingen School of Health Professions: Nurturing Success Through Unique Culture and Education Excellence

In the heart of Harlingen, Texas, a remarkable educational culture is thriving at the Harlingen School of Health Professions of HCISD, thanks to the visionary leadership of Principal Tina Garza.

College & Career Readiness

August 4, 2023

Success Story: Growing Together Through STEM

In 2011 STEM initiatives first took root in the southern sector of Dallas County. Students that were entering school that year, just children at the time, are now set to graduate high school and enter the next stage of their life.

College & Career Readiness

August 4, 2023

Strengthening Career and Technical Education through collaboration across Texas

The Educate Texas College and Career Readiness team recently traveled with the Career and Technology Education (CTE) Directors’ Community of Practice (CoP) to the Rio Grande Valley.

Teaching & Leading

July 24, 2023

Diversifying the Teacher Pipeline: A Film Screening and Panel Discussion

Educator, researcher, and creative, Shareefah Mason, brought the community together to shed light on how we can and why we should diversify the teacher pipeline

RGV FOCUS

May 17, 2023

RGV FOCUS: A Decade of Change, A Future of Progress

Over the last decade, about half a million students in the Rio Grande Valley have been better prepared for postsecondary programs and employment facilitated by RGV FOCUS, a collaboration with Educate Texas.

Teaching & Leading

April 28, 2023

Seizing the Moment for Better Representation in Schools

Increasing teacher diversity continues to be a challenge and with more and more research showing the positive impact of diverse teachers, a consensus is building about the need for change.

Teaching & Leading

April 28, 2023

SOARing to Success

Say “summer school” to a group of seventh-grade boys, and you don’t expect dozens of hands to shoot in the air, fueled by shouts of, “Pick me! Pick me!”

Policy

March 17, 2023

Community College Finance Reform Will Benefit Texas Students

The Texas Legislature is currently considering two bills, filed identically in the House and the Senate, to increase investments in funding community colleges to support Texans earning postsecondary academic and workforce credentials.

March 17, 2022

Effective Teaching Addressed in the 88th Legislative Session

Teaching & Leading

February 22, 2023

Education leaders are given tools, resources to inspire future educators through the High School to Teaching Model

Students want more teachers to express their problems and challenges at home and they feel most comfortable sharing those thoughts with teachers who they see themselves in.

Policy

February 10, 2023

Senate Finance Committee Considers Public and Higher Education Budget

Policy

January 10, 2023

Educate Texas Shares Recommendations and Priorities for the Texas 88th Legislature

The eyes of the nation will be fixed on Texas as the 88th Legislative Session gavels in January 10.

College & Career Readiness

November 28, 2022

Joining Forces for the Dallas Apprenticeship Accelerator Launch

WE CAN TX, Workforce Solutions Greater Dallas, and Dallas College Aim to Increase Apprenticeship Opportunities in Healthcare and Technology

Teaching & Leading

October 2, 2022

Educate Texas Announces Texas Campus Innovator Awards Inaugural Recipients

Four Schools Demonstrating Excellence in Teaching were Awarded $120,000

College & Career Readiness

November 19, 2021

Accelerating Equitable Access to Technology in Southern Dallas County School Districts

RGV FOCUS

October 4, 2021

Transforming Education Across the Rio Grande Valley

CFT's Educate Texas releases regional scoreboard

College & Career Readiness

March 24, 2021

Expanding Equity through STEM Learning Opportunities in Southern Dallas County School Districts

Texas Instruments Foundation grants more than $4 Million for investments in Cedar Hill, DeSoto, and Lancaster independent school districts

Higher Education RGV FOCUS

September 14, 2020

Working Side by Side for Texas Students

Funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation furthers the work of CFT's Educate Texas

June 4, 2020

A Message From Educate Texas: The Need for Change

We vow to do what is right and what is just to create a stronger and more equitable system that allows our Black, Latino, and underserved students to thrive.

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