Texas College and Career Readiness Network Digest
 
       A College and Career Readiness Newsfeed for the State of Texas
 
               Issue 10  | November  2014
 
  
  

  

 

Join over 500 education decision makers and leaders, teachers, administrators, policymakers, thought leaders, and partners at the 2014 National Early College Conference!

This event will feature Keynote speaker Chris Emdin, associate professor from Columbia University, student panels from early colleges around the country, 50 sessions discussing student centered learning, dual enrollment, and more!

 

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 AVID Hosts Student Success Week, Encourages Others to Keep it Going


In late September, AVID facilitated a national conversation regarding college and college success by hosting Commit to Student Success Week. Now the group is continuing the conversation and inviting others to do the same.

 

  

THECB Hosts TSI Updates Webinar

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) hosted the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Assessment and Developmental Education (DE) webinar that aimed to provide educators, high schools, and institutions of higher education information regarding new TSI, DE, and House Bill 5 updates. The panel also included a Q&A session at the end.

 

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 Welcome to the AVATAR Website


The AVATAR website provides both general and detailed information about the curriculum alignment process and how it is unfolding in the 20 Educational Service Center (ESC) regions across the State of Texas. Readers can stay up to date on current resources for curriculum alignment, the AVATAR process, and college preparatory courses and endorsements. 

 

               
Content for the Texas College and Career Readiness Network is based on Network feedback
 
Contact us with your comments, questions, or CCR news you would like to share with the Network!
  
In This Issue

AVID Hosts Student Success Week, Encourages Others to Keep it Going

THECB Hosts TSI  Updates Webinar

Welcome to the AVATAR Website

College and Career Readiness Headlines

Spotlight Events

College and Career Readiness Headlines
 
Spotlight Events

Free Screening of First Generation at AMC Studio 30
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Houston, Texas

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Conference
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Houston, Texas

Austin, Texas

Houston, Texas

December 11-13, 2014
Orlando, Florida

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The Texas College and Career Readiness Network Digest is part of TXCCRN, which is sponsored by a Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board grant to   
the University of Houston.

 

Editor:  
Amy Williams, aewilliams10@uh.edu   

 

Special Thanks to:  

Mary Harris, mary.harris@unt.edu

Jean Keller, jean.keller@unt.edu

Kayla Burrow and the AVID Team, kburrow@avid.org

 

 

  Contributing Editors: 

Heidi Kennedy, hkennedy@uh.edu 

  

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