Tag Archives: adult education

  1. Partnership with Walmart provides employment opportunities for HCDE adult learners

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    June 8, 2017 by HCDE-Texas

    Community partnerships are valuable assets to any organization. For Harris County Department of Education’s Adult Education division, a five-year partnership …
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  2. Aging workforce, robust construction climate fuel need for workforce apprenticeship programs with adult learners

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    June 6, 2017 by HCDE-Texas

    With the blitz of baby boomer retirees in industry and construction, the shortage of skilled workers is ever so prevalent. …
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  3. Teacher Appreciation: Retired lawyer Hubacker finds second career teaching ESL to adult students at Harris County Department of Education

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    May 4, 2017 by HCDE-Texas

    English as a second language teacher Harriet Hubacker found her second calling 20 years ago after retiring as a lawyer. …
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  4. ‘Little Free Libraries’ to make big literacy impact through ‘Groomed for Literacy’ collective with HCDE adult learners, City of Houston Public Library

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    April 4, 2017 by HCDE-Texas

    Little Free Libraries to make big literacy impact through ‘Groomed for Literacy’ collective with HCDE adult learners, City of Houston Public Library

    Fifty little libraries which could make a big literacy impact in needy children’s lives are being painted by adult learners …
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  5. How HCDE Serves Harris County Students

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    March 28, 2017 by HCDE-Texas

    Each year, HCDE helps thousands of Harris County students through Head Start, school-based therapy services, adult education and more. See …
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  6. Adult learners, leaders inducted into Adult Education National Honor Society

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    January 30, 2017 by HCDE-Texas

    Going back to school as an adult requires grit and determination. Factors like age, health, children and work often affect …
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  7. HCDE’s role in innovative ‘Women in Construction’ model recognized through $20,000 Texas Workforce Commission Award

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    January 17, 2017 by HCDE-Texas

    A $20,000 award given to the Gulf Coast Adult Education Consortium at the Texas Workforce Conference highlights the work of …
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  8. The GED Helps Adults Get Back on Track: Is it enough?

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    October 10, 2016 by HCDE-Texas

    The GED Helps Adults Get Back on Track: Is it enough?

    For the more than 600,000 adults without high school diplomas in Harris County, gaining a High School Equivalency Certificate (HSEC) …
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  9. Who we are: What does HCDE do for you?

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    March 30, 2015 by HCDE-Texas

    Who we are: What does HCDE do for you?

    You may know that we offer workshops for educators and provide customized continuing education in your school district. What else …
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