1. Choice equals voice: Writing contests help with STAAR prep

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    February 13, 2017 by HCDE-Texas

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    Perhaps the freedom to choose their genre gives them the confidence to take risks they wouldn’t normally take.

  2. Harris County Department of Education names 2017 Regional Scholastic Art & Writing awardees

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    February 8, 2017 by HCDE-Texas

    Scholastic Art & Writing Awards 2017

    Harris County teen artists and writers from 18 area school districts and multiple charter, private and home schools earn Scholastic …
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  3. Crabb named new senior director for School-Based Therapy Services at HCDE

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    February 8, 2017 by HCDE-Texas

    Carie Crabb named new Therapy director at HCDE

    Carie Crabb is the new senior director for Harris County Department of Education’s School-Based Therapy Services. HCDE’s team of highly …
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  4. Talk to your students about cyber bullying, share these top five tips

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    February 7, 2017 by HCDE-Texas

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    Today is Safer Internet Day, part of a global drive to raise awareness about internet safety issues and to promote …
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  5. Make eye contact, demonstrate love for students to activate problem-solving

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    February 1, 2017 by HCDE-Texas

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    When faced with misbehavior or disrespect, many teachers naturally resort to traditional systems of reward and punishment. Gold stars, names …
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  6. Early Childhood Winter Conference Attracts more than 1,000 Educators for Day of Networking, Engagement

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    January 30, 2017 by HCDE-Texas

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    More than 1,000 early childhood educators from across Texas attended the 31st Annual R.T. Garcia Early Childhood Winter Conference on …
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  7. Adult learners, leaders inducted into Adult Education National Honor Society

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    January 30, 2017 by HCDE-Texas

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    Going back to school as an adult requires grit and determination. Factors like age, health, children and work often affect …
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  8. Students with unique education challenges succeed with help from HCDE’s School-Based Therapy Services

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    January 30, 2017 by HCDE-Texas

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    Harris County Department of Education’s School-Based Therapy Services provides on-campus therapy to help students who struggle with autism, intellectual disabilities …
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  9. Early childhood contracts renewed for access through HCDE Choice Partners

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    January 26, 2017 by HCDE-Texas

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    Contracts for early childhood supplies, LED lighting, roofing and more were renewed at the January 2017 board meeting of Harris …
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  10. Jean Polichino, director of School-Based Therapy Services, retires after nearly 30 years of service

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    January 24, 2017 by HCDE-Texas

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    In 1988, Jean Polichino was flipping through the Houston Chronicle classifieds when she came across an ad. Harris County Department …
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