Tag Archives: adult education

  1. From Student to Teacher: Story of English Language Learner’s Success Inspires His Adult Students

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    September 3, 2019 by HCDE Communications

    When adult learner Emmanuel Nieves Aviles returned to school 10 years ago, the native Spanish speaker never dreamt he would …
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  2. Avant-Garde Graduation 2019: 3 GED Adult Grads from HCDE Share Stories

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    May 16, 2019 by HCDE Communications

    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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  3. Demand for Certified Nursing Assistants Fuels Enrollment in Free HCDE Adult Education Program

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    April 30, 2019 by HCDE Communications

      Andrea Rodriguez put her family first for almost 20 years. One day a neighbor convinced her to attend a …
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  4. HCDE Adult Learners ‘Learn in Own Space at Own Pace’ through TWC Grant

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    March 20, 2019 by HCDE Communications

    Native Spanish speaker Liliana Martinez began learning English online six months before she walked into her adult learner classroom at …
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  5. Older Learners Honored at HCDE Share Stories of Struggle, Success

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    December 11, 2018 by HCDE Communications

    Older learners share stories about learning English, gaining new careers and balancing adult responsibility as they are honored on Thursday, …
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  6. Free Skilled Medical Classes at Harris County Department of Education Supply Building-Block Approach to Medical Careers

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    June 25, 2018 by HCDE Communications

    Before enrolling in free GED and medical classes at Harris County Department of Education, student Deysi Gonzalez admits to watching …
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  7. A Bicycle, Determination Propel ESL Student Forward to Earn her GED

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    May 29, 2018 by HCDE Communications

    At 58, Silvia Cruz rides her bike everywhere she goes and finds it liberating. She promised herself when she moved …
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  8. Unconventional Graduation 2018: 88 GED Graduates Open Doors to Possibilities at Harris County Department of Education Ceremony

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    May 18, 2018 by HCDE Communications

    View our GED photo album: http://bit.ly/2x2Wvmg Doors previously closed are now open as 88 Harris County Department of Education GED …
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  9. Partnership with Walmart provides employment opportunities for HCDE adult learners

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    June 8, 2017 by HCDE Communications

    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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  10. Aging workforce, robust construction climate fuel need for workforce apprenticeship programs with adult learners

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    June 6, 2017 by HCDE Communications

    With the blitz of baby boomer retirees in industry and construction, the shortage of skilled workers is ever so prevalent. …
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