PSJA's College For All Conference

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PSJA ISD’s “College For All Conference” shared best practices and innovative designs from every single student the opportunity to earn at least 12 college hours by high school graduation, with an emphasis on earning Associate Degrees or two-years of college while completing core coursework.

These sessions focus on college completion and sharing best practices for getting students “To and Through College.” Come learn about potential pitfalls and solutions to dramatically increase college completion. PSJA ISD is developing innovative solutions and scaling up best practices to solve some of the most serious challenges that face this community, the State of Texas and our nation. Sessions will focus on organizational and systemic issues, and adaptations that have taken place to build capacity for scaling ECHS.

Back-on-Track to College

PSJA ISD has taken a specific approach to ensure that our young people who have fallen off-track not only reengage for high school graduation, but that they prepare for and transition to a post-secondary education. Come learn about the structures and strategies that have made PSJA ISD a top performer in high school completion rates, and show promise for impacting college completion for high school dropout and at-risk students.

Academic Rigor

It is PSJA’s mission to provide comprehensive, quality instructional programs that help connect every student to college and/or the career of their choice. Hear how the PSJA is implementing Common Instructional Framework with the help of Educate Texas and Jobs for the Future to better prepare our students for post-secondary education, learning and teaching has transformed at PSJA ISD to ensure that we are preparing our students for post-secondary education. PSJA’s Parental Engagement Program, in conjunction with community partnerships, has built a structured program for parents around the initiative College³ (All Students: College Ready.Connected.Complete.™) Sessions will share promising practices that show how PSJA is empowering parents to fulfill their educational needs and take charge of improving their lives, their family circumstances and their community.

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Presentations to Include Speakers from:

Texas Education Agency (TEA), South Texas College (STC), Educate Texas, Jobs for the Future (JFF), University of Texas-Pan American, Region One ESC, RGV Focus, IDRA, ARISE and Pharr-San Juan- Alamo ISD (PSJA).


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