Sept 2022 | Vol.4, Iss. 1 RGV LEAD Ambassadors Announce Fall Planning Workshop RGV LEAD Regional Ambassadors from across the Valley have had, like many other clubs, to endure their meetings via Zoom for the past two years. That horrible pandemic threw a wrench in their way, but it didn’t stop them from developing their leadership abilities. The Ambassadors have endured the past two years meeting virtually and are excited to have the opportunity to network with other Ambassadors live and in person. What a great way for them to practice their leadership and social skills! They [...]
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Sept 2022 | Vol.4, Iss. 1 TRPN NEWS RGV LEAD, Texas Regional Pathways Network Convener, kicked off the 2022-2023 TRPN year by hosting a meeting with TRPN district contact personnel on September 27th. Districts included in the TRPN Regional team members from Brownsville, Donna, La Feria, Lasara, Los Fresnos, Raymondville, Rio Hondo, San Isidro, San Perlita, Santa Rosa, and Vanguard Academy. The focus of this month’s meeting was to have the districts work on the Cross-Sector Partnership Assessment tool. In looking at the TRPN pathways and progress in a variety of areas, the districts determined if they [...]
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 [...]
July 2022 | Vol.3, Iss. 11 July 2022 Newsletter
May 2022 | Vol.3, Iss. 9 TPPN News - Virtual Mentoring Coming in June! RGV LEAD is proud to announce that it will host a virtual mentoring program for the TRPN district students. The pilot program will kick off on June 21st and 23rd, but the orientation was held on May 20th. The virtual summer mentor program will consist of a panel of speakers in the TRPN pathway clusters. Panelists will share the requirements needed for the TRPN pathway careers in welding, construction, education, wind energy, and health education. Then, students will be given employability skills lessons. [...]
May 2022 | Vol.3, Iss. 9 La Feria High School TRPN Construction and Welding Pathways Robert Salazar, La Feria High School Agriculture Sciences Teacher/FFA Advisor, is well underway promoting the Texas Regional Pathway Network grant in welding with his FFA students. When asked to share what the students have been doing, he had this say, “These La Feria FFA members showed projects that were fabricated in class at the Rio Grande Valley Live-stock Show and at a project show at Texas A&M University-Kingsville. Students fabricated these projects in their Agriculture Mechanics Welding Class and their Construction Technologies [...]
May 2022 | Vol.3, Iss. 9 TPRN News RGV LEAD would like to welcome Brownsville ISD, Los Fresnos CISD, and Point Isabel ISD to the Texas Regional Pathways Network (TRPN) program. RGV LEAD, the TRPN Intermediary partner, will be collaborating with the school districts on such topics as pathway alignment, business and industry connections, postsecondary connections, teacher externships, student mentoring, and more. The pathway focus is Education and Training.