29 01, 2021

RGV LEAD Hosts Virtual Regional Conference

2021-08-06T00:23:49-05:00

Vol. 2, Iss. 5 | January 2021 RGV LEAD Hosts Virtual Regional Conference Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success. ~ Henry Ford David Leal is a Director at Bank of America Securities in the bank's Technology, Media Telecom (TMT) Corporate Banking Practice. For the past twenty-plus years, counselors, administrators, business partners, and students have traveled to South Padre Island for the annual RGV LEAD Regional Conference. The event has provided phenomenal guest speakers, breakout sessions, door prizes, and great camaraderie. This year was no different, except that the Regional Conference [...]

RGV LEAD Hosts Virtual Regional Conference2021-08-06T00:23:49-05:00
29 01, 2021

RGV LEAD is off to a Great Start in 2021!

2021-07-26T03:28:22-05:00

Vol. 2, Issue 5 | January 2021 Luis Rodriguez, Executive Director RGV LEAD is off to a Great Start in 2021 Happy New Year! It’s January 2021 and RGV LEAD is off and running hosting meetings all month long! Some of the activities scheduled include RGV LEAD meetings with the Texas Regional Pathways Network, the RGV LEAD Regional Conference, RGV LEAD Ambassadors Young Leaders Summit, and the Young Entrepreneurs Challenge kick-off. RGV LEAD is committed to continuing its strong business and education partnerships and looking forward to providing districts with the best community and business engagement for [...]

RGV LEAD is off to a Great Start in 2021!2021-07-26T03:28:22-05:00
25 01, 2021

RGV LEAD Partner District, Santa Rosa ISD, Welcomes Staff Back with 80’s Theme

2021-10-28T13:43:13-05:00

Vol. 2, Iss. 5 | January 2021 TECH ED EXTRAVAGANZA 80'S STYLE! Throughout the 2020-2021 school year, RGV LEAD has met with Santa Rosa personnel as part of the Texas Regional Pathways Network grant program. The discussions include developing TRPN four-year plans, creating crosswalks with higher education partners, creating business and industry partnerships, work-based learning experiences, and other information related to the grant. During one of the meetings, RGV LEAD found it refreshing to hear what Santa Rosa ISD was doing to kick off the new year, 2021, and would like to share the activity with our readers. [...]

RGV LEAD Partner District, Santa Rosa ISD, Welcomes Staff Back with 80’s Theme2021-10-28T13:43:13-05:00
20 01, 2021

RGV LEAD Ambassadors’ Virtual Young Leaders Summit

2021-07-25T16:00:20-05:00

Vol. 2, Iss. 5 | January 2021 RGV LEAD Ambassadors' Virtual Young Leaders Summit A summit for students, led by students! The RGV LEAD Ambassadors conducted the Young Leaders’ Summit on January 20th. The summit began at 9:00 a.m. and concluded at 12 noon. Abigail Gauna from Mission High School gave the opening remarks and led in the Pledge of Allegiance. She, then, introduced Luis Rodriguez to all the Ambassadors in attendance. Sophia Silva from Sharyland Pioneer High School gave Lizzy Putegnat, RGV LEAD Board chair, a warm welcome. Manuela Gracia, Los Fresnos High School, introduced the keynote [...]

RGV LEAD Ambassadors’ Virtual Young Leaders Summit2021-07-25T16:00:20-05:00
17 01, 2021

Academic Leadership Alliance Kick-Off Meeting

2021-10-28T13:46:41-05:00

Vol. 2, Iss. 5 |January 2021 Academic Leadership Alliance Kick-Off Meeting One of the buzz words heard throughout the Rio Grande Valley school districts is “teacher externships.”  The externships allow educators to work side-by-side with business and industry, thus gaining insight into career fields outside of the school settings. The educators, then, return to the classrooms and share their findings with their students.  RGV LEAD, in conjunction with Workforce Solutions, has provided the Academic Leadership Alliance (A•L•A) externship experiences for Valley educators for the past several years...that was until the summer of 2020 - no thanks to COVID-19! RGV [...]

Academic Leadership Alliance Kick-Off Meeting2021-10-28T13:46:41-05:00
16 01, 2021

TRPN News: Texas Regional Pathways Network Focus on College and Career Advising

2021-07-25T16:00:29-05:00

Vol. 2, Iss. 5 | January 2021 Texas Regional Pathways Network Focuses on College and Career Advising RGV LEAD, Jobs for the Future, and The Texas Education Agency met with the Texas Regional Pathways Network (TPRN) districts to continue working on the TRPN grant. The focus of the meeting was to review which TRPN objectives have been covered since the grant was put into place and to revisit College and Career Advising. The Texas Education Agency has this to say about College and Career Advising. “High-quality professional school counseling is an integral component to a comprehensive education for [...]

TRPN News: Texas Regional Pathways Network Focus on College and Career Advising2021-07-25T16:00:29-05:00

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