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Events

2019 CCR School Models Leadership Summit

Over three days in June, participants had the opportunity to participate in multiple sessions and workshops curated by seasoned leaders and designed to support the efforts of CCRSM Leaders implementing the CCRSM Blueprints with fidelity and to maximize impact and success for students across the state.

Rio Grande Valley Contigo State of Education Luncheon

The latest proof of regional transformation was revealed at our Rio Grande Valley State of Education Luncheon presented by RGV FOCUS. Our scorecard, success stories and more are included in our 2018 Annual Report, and the Greater Texas Foundation announced their renewed funding support with a donation of $1.25 million.

2019 CCR School Models Learning Tour

This is an opportunity to hear from CCR School Models campuses; see demonstrations of their curriculum, use of technology, and higher education and industry partnerships; and understand how these innovative school models are preparing students for college and careers.

The El Paso Collaborative for Academic Excellence: Nurturing, Growing & Keeping El Paso’s Talent

This event shared the next exciting iteration of the El Paso Collaborative for Academic Excellence (EPCAE), while honoring its more than 25 year history of regional partnerships and student success. With a steadfast focus on aligning regional strategies and collaborative efforts towards increasing educational attainment and motivating economic development, the EPCAE reaffirmed its commitment to the region to ensure that all students achieve their educational goals and have opportunity to pursue competitive, highly skilled and well-paying jobs in this community.

The Future of Public Education

During the The Texas Tribune's two-day conversation on education policy in Texas, panels addressed an array of topics, including the future of school finance, the importance of early childhood education, accountability, teacher preparation, social and emotional learning, demographic inevitability, the high school-to-college pipeline and the demand for a workforce that can meet the challenges of our booming economy.

Announcing Bridge to College and Career Success

We are thrilled to have gathered with more than 200 friends on January 31 to highlight the importance of the Bridge to College and Career Success program and to celebrate our shared investments and commitments in the region. Thank you for your interest in making this happen.  

The Future of Rural Texas

The Texas Rural Funder’s Collaborative and the Texas Tribune proudly presented The Future of Rural Texas, a symposium on rural policy and affairs in Texas. This event focused on the future of rural education, health care, natural resource preservation and infrastructure investment, and explore the current political climate in rural Texas and the state’s economic future.

The Opportunity Myth

Educate Texas, the Texas Education Grantmakers Advocacy Consortium, TeachPLUS Texas, and TNTP proudly joined together to host an event focusing on The Opportunity Myth and what it means for schools in Texas. The event featured an overview of the report's findings and a deep dive into promising strategies that could create better school experiences for all students.
 

Touchdown For Teachers

Communities Foundation of Texas and The Commit Partnership proudly announced the official launch of the Best In Class coalition.

2018 PSJA College for All Conference

Educate Texas was a proud sponsor of the 5th Annual PSJA College for All Conference. The conference shared best practices and innovative designs for providing every single student the opportunity to earn at least 12 college hours by high school graduation, with an emphasis on earning an Associate Degree or two-years of college while completing core coursework.