Tag Archives: college and career readiness

HISD students learn about professional apprenticeships at annual HCC summit

Houston Community College’s Work-Based Learning and Industry Partnerships Department welcomed students from five HISD high schools for a summit on professional apprenticeship. Students from Furr High School, Kashmere High School, Sterling High School, North Forest High School, and Sam Houston High School enjoyed an informative school day-long information session.

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HISD to host DREAM Summit workshop to help DREAMers achieve higher learning

HISD’s 2022 DREAM Summit is set for Saturday, Dec. 10, and returns to in person for the first time since 2019.

The free event hosted by College & Career Readiness in collaboration with Multilingual Education will take place from 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at the Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center, 4400 W. 18th Street, 77092.

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HISD educators, administrators tour California schools integrating Linked Learning approach

A team of 40 school educators and  district support staff recently traveled to California for a site visit of five schools that have successfully combined core academics with career-based knowledge and skills in collaborative and research-intensive learning environments known as Linked Learning. Continue reading

‘Career Cowboy’ targeting career education in HISD elementary schools

Think back to when you were a child. What did you want to be when you grew up: a doctor, lawyer, or fighter pilot?

Now, elementary-age students can interact with hands-on exhibits and activities that can map out a career path in numerous professions.

HISD’s Career and Technical Education department has developed a free, mobile learning program designed to teach students about professional careers and the types that are available in the Houston area. Students could soon see the Ready Wagon bus pull up to their campus and have the chance to meet the “Career Cowboy”.

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