Category Archives: Featured

  1. 32 Harris County Teens Travel to Carnegie Hall for Scholastic Art & Writing Medals

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    June 7, 2019 by HCDE-Texas

    Thirty-two teen writers and artists from Harris County Department of Education’s Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Regional Affiliate program traveled …
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  2. Baytown Early Head Start/Head Start Officially Opens New Location

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    May 31, 2019 by HCDE-Texas

    Students and staff will start occupying the new 20,000-square-foot Baytown Early Head Start/Head Start, located at 323 Massey Tompkins Rd., …
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  3. Avant-Garde Graduation 2019: 3 GED Adult Grads from HCDE Share Stories

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    May 16, 2019 by HCDE-Texas

    Attend our avant-garde graduation as 65 adult learners ranging in age from 17-65 celebrate gaining their high school equivalency degrees …
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  4. Wikstrom, Clay Named HCDE’s 2019 Teacher of the Year and Educational Aide of the Year

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    May 15, 2019 by HCDE-Texas

    First-year Fortis Academy Math Teacher Zachary Wikstrom was surprised May 13 by being named Harris County Department of Education’s 2019 …
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  5. Personal Struggle for Deer Park Student Leads to Scholastic Regional Recognition and Nomination

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    April 24, 2019 by HCDE-Texas

    Elizabeth Willms struggled with an eating disorder while in junior high and wanted to address it through her writing. “I …
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  6. Students with Autism Nurtured in Small Classes with Behavioral Curriculum in HCDE Special Schools

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    April 12, 2019 by HCDE-Texas

    (April is National Autism Awareness Month. Autism now affects one in 59 children and greatly varies from person to person. …
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  7. Superintendent Certification Program Launches at HCDE with Optimistic Job/Pay Forecasts

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    April 8, 2019 by HCDE-Texas

    The employment outlook is positive for aspiring school superintendents as an increase in jobs and pay is forecasted. Harris County …
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  8. HCDE Breaks Ground on New School for Students with Intellectual, Developmental or Emotional Disabilities in Greater Harris County

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    March 29, 2019 by HCDE-Texas

    Harris County Department of Education breaks ground on a 47,970-square foot school which will reside on 6.5 acres in southwest …
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  9. HCDE Adult Learners ‘Learn in Own Space at Own Pace’ through TWC Grant

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    March 20, 2019 by HCDE-Texas

    Native Spanish speaker Liliana Martinez began learning English online six months before she walked into her adult learner classroom at …
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  10. YouTube Celebrity Steve Spangler Opens Early Childhood Conference Jan. 26 with Science Magic

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    January 24, 2019 by HCDE-Texas

    Emmy award-winning and YouTube celebrity Steve Spangler will bring his science magic to the stage for the 33rd Annual R.T. …
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