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  1. HCDE Schools Begin Back-to-School Virtually First, In-person Later to Serve Multiple Districts’ Needs

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    August 7, 2020 by HCDE-Texas

    Beginning Aug. 24, teachers and staff at Harris County Department of Education’s four special schools welcome students back from 39 …
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  2. Online Learning Director at HCDE Helps Train Teachers to Be ‘Virtual Best’

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    August 6, 2020 by HCDE-Texas

    As virtual learning director Dr. Colina Poullard trains teachers at Harris County Department of Education’s Schools Division in upcoming weeks, …
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  3. Choice Partners Food Co-op to Supply Prepackaged Food Items to Meet District Needs During Pandemic

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    July 30, 2020 by HCDE-Texas

    In late spring as school districts shut down from the pandemic, Choice Partners food co-op assistant director Trisha Prestigiacomo began …
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  4. Teacher Training Program at HCDE Includes Preparing Teachers to Be Virtual Educators

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    July 22, 2020 by HCDE-Texas

    Preparing teachers to be virtual educators is a relatively new task for the team of education professionals who staff the …
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  5. Comprehensive Afterschool Programs Urged to Apply for $550,787 in Funding through CASE for Kids Partnership Project

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    July 22, 2020 by HCDE-Texas

    An afterschool visit from two master gardeners transforms an elementary school outdoor garden into a science experiment. Through an afterschool …
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  6. HCDE Board Approves $174.5 Million 2020-2021 Budget

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    July 17, 2020 by HCDE-Texas

    The Harris County Department of Education Board of Trustees approved a $174.5 million budget for the 2020-2021 school year Wednesday, …
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  7. HCDE’s Center for Grants Development Team Acquires Funding for New, Current Programs During Pandemic

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    July 16, 2020 by HCDE-Texas

    With a staff of six, HCDE’s Center for Grants Development (CGD) team prepares proposals to create new HCDE programs and …
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  8. HCDE Human Resources Depends on Virtual Resources to Serve Current, Future Employees

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    July 9, 2020 by HCDE-Texas

    COVID-19 will have a lasting impact on the human resource landscape. Status quo processes like in-person hiring are a thing …
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  9. HCDE Communicators Gain 2020 Top National Public Relations Association Award

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    July 9, 2020 by HCDE-Texas

    Harris County Department of Education has been awarded the 2020 Gold Medallion Award from the National School Public Relations Association …
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  10. July 4th Fun Factors in Safety with Fireworks, Swimming, Grilling

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    July 2, 2020 by HCDE-Texas

    As small groups of family and friends remain COVID-19 cautious this July 4th holiday, they turn to barbeque, fireworks and …
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