Category Archives: Featured

  1. HCDE Salutes 4 Principals During National Principals Month

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    October 17, 2019 by HCDE-Texas

    Harris County Department of Education celebrated National Principals Month during October. Our four school leaders are put in the spotlight …
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  2. Afterschool Infused by City Connections Funding to Promote Youth Safety Via CASE for Kids

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    September 26, 2019 by HCDE-Texas

    Afterschool in Houston this school year receives a $770,000 funding infusion through City Connections, monies from the city of Houston. …
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  3. HCDE Board Lowers Property Tax Rate as ‘Good Stewards for Taxpayers’

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    September 23, 2019 by HCDE-Texas

    With the welfare of county taxpayers in mind, Harris County Department of Education’s Board of Trustees voted for a fifth …
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  4. From Student to Teacher: Story of English Language Learner’s Success Inspires His Adult Students

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    September 3, 2019 by HCDE-Texas

    When adult learner Emmanuel Nieves Aviles returned to school 10 years ago, the native Spanish speaker never dreamt he would …
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  5. Back-to-School Resource: HCDE Compiles 2019-2020 School Calendars from 25 Harris County Districts

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    August 12, 2019 by HCDE-Texas

    Calendar: https://bit.ly/2KLnq9R Key dates for the 2019-2020 school year for all 25 Harris County school districts are available through Harris …
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  6. Equine Therapy Introduced Via AB School West Summer Program

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    July 29, 2019 by HCDE-Texas

    Horse therapist Stephanie Twellman spent three years working with her 9-year-old client, training him to care for and ride a …
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  7. HCDE Partners with Harris County Sheriff’s Office for School Safety Forum 2019

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    July 29, 2019 by HCDE-Texas

    Save the date for the School Safety Forum 2019 Oct. 15 at 6300 Irvington as the Center for Safe and …
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  8. Promise of Support, Mentors Convinces Award-Winning Teacher to Train with HCDE

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    July 29, 2019 by HCDE-Texas

    Bilingual teacher Maria Camila Escobar Fuller doesn’t mince words when she gives advice to aspiring teachers. “Think twice about it,” …
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  9. Grant Funds Summer Camp for Students Interested in Cybersecurity Careers

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    July 29, 2019 by HCDE-Texas

    Thirty secondary education students learned about careers in cybersecurity beginning July 22 through a weeklong cyber camp funded through the …
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  10. Early Childhood Winter Conference 2020 to Feature Storyteller, Illustrator Peter H. Reynolds

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    July 11, 2019 by HCDE-Texas

    Famed storyteller, illustrator and humanitarian Peter H. Reynolds is keynote speaker for the upcoming 34th Annual R.T. Garcia Early Childhood …
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