Monthly Archives: August 2022

RGV LEAD Donates to Texas Southmost College

By |2023-02-06T17:31:35-06:00August 30, 2022|NEWS|

August 2022 | Vol.3, Iss. 8 RGV LEAD Donates to Texas Southmost College As the saying goes, if you get a great team together, you will be successful. No words could ring more accurately than this year’s Academic Leadership Alliance (A-L-A) Virtual Teacher Summer Externship program. Educators were privileged to listen to a variety of well-spoken professionals from the Rio Grande Valley and beyond. Doctors Hospital at Renaissance was well represented as pharmacists Daniela Bazan, Jonathan Cantu, and Rene Verduzco spoke about their career journeys and the roles they play at the hospital. Dr. Efraim Vela, Associate Program [...]

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TRPN News

By |2023-02-06T17:31:58-06:00August 30, 2022|NEWS|

August 2022 | Vol.3, Iss. 12 TRPN NEWS RGV LEAD, Texas Regional Pathways Network Intermediary, worked diligently this summer to collect data from TRPN participating districts for Jobs for the Future and the Texas Education Agency. Data included the number of students participating in TRPN-targeted occupation career pathways, college hours they have earned, certifications earned, work-based learning experiences, etc. Districts included in the TRPN report were high schools from Brownsville, Donna, La Feria, Lasara, Los Fresnos, Raymondville, Rio Hondo, San Isidro, San Perlita, Santa Rosa, Vanguard Academy, and Weslaco. Each school district has received grant money to promote [...]

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RGV LEAD Board President Impacts Women

By |2023-02-08T10:01:31-06:00August 30, 2022|FROM THE DESK OF|

August 2022 | Vol.3, Iss. 8 Women Empowering Women - Lizzy De La Garza Putegnat Lizzy de la Garza Putegnat, RGV LEAD Board president, continues to impact people throughout the Rio Grande Valley. A Duke University graduate, Lizzy brings to the table words of wisdom and knowledge beyond her years. When Lizzy isn’t busy performing her job as the Executive Director of Marketing & Public Relations for Titan Fuel, she can actively participate on the Texas State Technical College Board of Regents or the Children's Advocacy Centers of Cameron & Willacy Counties Board. Lizzy was recently honored with [...]

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Time to Plant The Garden of Daily Living

By |2023-02-08T10:03:28-06:00August 30, 2022|FROM THE DESK OF|

Thought for the Month! August 2022 Time To Plant As the 2022-2023 school year begins, teachers and students are adjusting class schedules, registering or dual enrollment classes, reviewing course credits, revisiting career pathways, and doing all the necessary things to ensure the ultimate goal is reached – graduation. But wait! There’s a lighter side to the beginning of school! Yes, students and teachers alike begin to think about football games under Friday night lights, pep rallies, bonfires, watching the marching band, witnessing the ROTC display Old Glory, cheerlead-ers tumbling and being tossed in the air like cannons; and [...]

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State of Education and Industry in the RGV – SOLD OUT!

By |2023-02-06T17:33:19-06:00August 30, 2022|NEWS|

August 2022 | Vol.3, Iss. 12 Save the Date! State of Education and Industry in the RGV Start spreading the news! RGV LEAD is proud to present an opportunity to hear from and ask questions from top-level state officials and local subject matter experts. The State of Education and Industry in the Rio Grande Valley will be held on October 5, 2022, from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM. This informative event will be held at the Knapp Medical Conference Center, located at 1401 E. 8th Street in Weslaco. The goal of this event is to share valuable information [...]

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