1. Courtney Waters puts the ‘point’ in Highpoint

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    October 22, 2021 by HCDE-Texas

    A highly structured learning environment for adjudicated or expelled youth such as Highpoint School East requires strong educators who choose …
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  2. CASE for Kids hiring for afterschool programs

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    October 21, 2021 by HCDE-Texas

    Students slowly trickle into the library at Humble Middle School on a Friday afternoon, curious to see what the afternoon’s …
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  3. Treviño-Jones, the pillar of strength at ABS East

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    October 15, 2021 by HCDE-Texas

    Academic and Behavioral School East (ABS East) Principal Donna Treviño Jones’ vision for her school is to establish an environment …
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  4. HCDE school-based physical therapists, CFISD carpenters provide accessibility to students

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    October 15, 2021 by HCDE-Texas

    A team of expert craftsmen in Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District’s maintenance department plays a unique role in students’ everyday lives. Harris County Department of Education school-based physical therapists collaborate with CFISD’s carpentry department to design and build custom equipment for students …
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  5. Autism advocate Temple Grandin speaks to HCDE occupational and physical therapists

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    October 14, 2021 by HCDE-Texas

    Over 260 therapists, teachers, specialists, and school psychologists logged on to their computers this week to hear renowned animal behaviorist …
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  6. Keys champions students, staff

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    October 8, 2021 by HCDE-Texas

    A school like Academic and Behavioral School West (ABS West) needs more than an authority figure in a principal. It needs someone who champions its students’ …
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  7. Fortis Academy teacher and October Employee of the Month helps students reclaim victory in chess, life

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    October 8, 2021 by HCDE-Texas

    Not everyone has the fortune of knowing what they want to dedicate their life to at a young age. However, …
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  8. Fortis Academy principal fortifies trust in recovery school community

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    October 1, 2021 by HCDE-Texas

    The term “Fortis” in Latin means “strong.” Used figuratively, it can also mean “courageous” or “steadfast.” When describing Fortis Academy, …
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  9. Head Start fuels students’ futures

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    October 1, 2021 by HCDE-Texas

    Head Start and Early Head Start programs support children’s growth in a positive learning environment through various services, including early …
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  10. HCDE Special Schools prepare students for success beyond the classroom

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    September 28, 2021 by HCDE-Texas

    A defining characteristic of educators is the innate drive to exceed expectations, and the educators of Harris County Department of …
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