Tag Archives: adult education

  1. HCDE’s Adult Education division revives free citizenship preparation efforts

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    May 27, 2022 by HCDE-Texas

    Under renewed efforts to strengthen pathways to naturalization, HCDE’s Adult Education division held two citizenship information sessions in partnership with …
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  2. Demand for Medical Assistants Drives Success of HCDE Adult Education Collaboration with Dean’s Staffing

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    October 15, 2020 by HCDE-Texas

    At 47, Charissa Nealey found the long hours she worked to make ends meet at minimum wage jobs were taking …
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  3. Harris County Department of Education Partners with Union for Workplace ESL for Hospitality Industry

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    August 20, 2020 by HCDE-Texas

    Housekeeper Sara Gonzalez tired of not being able to communicate with her boss. Two years ago, her relative told her …
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  4. 23 Adult Learners Celebrated During Pandemic as ESL/GED Learning Shifts to Online Platforms

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    April 30, 2020 by HCDE-Texas

    Venezuelan native Marbella Bolivar faced many struggles in her lifetime. She fled political upheaval in her country and joined family …
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  5. ESL Class for Foreign Professionals Provides Immediate Benefits for Newcomers

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    December 6, 2019 by HCDE-Texas

    Immigrant Robert Jordan moved to Katy, Texas from his homeland in Venezuela. With 30 years of chemical engineer experience under …
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  6. HCDE Staff Helps Struggling GED Student Succeed

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    September 17, 2019 by HCDE-Texas

    Forty-eight-year-old Jaime Chavez came to Harris County Department of Education over a year ago to work on his General Equivalency …
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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Demand for Certified Nursing Assistants Fuels Enrollment in Free HCDE Adult Education Program

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    April 30, 2019 by HCDE-Texas

      Andrea Rodriguez put her family first for almost 20 years. One day a neighbor convinced her to attend a …
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  10. 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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