March 2022 | Vol.3, Iss. 7 TRPN Regional Leadership Meeting Pictured above are representatives from the Texas Regional Pathways Network regional team. Members include secondary, post-secondary, and industry/business partners. The group met to discuss the expectations of the TRPN grant. Read more about TRPN on page 2. This month’s feature is San Perlita ISD. READ MORE!
March 2022 | Vol.3, Iss. 7 TRPN NEWS The Texas Regional Pathways Network is well underway in South Texas, but with the pandemic in full swing in 2020-2021, RGV LEAD could not visit the TRPN districts in person. All meetings were held virtually. While virtual meetings are great for saving time spent on the road, the participants miss out on the face-to-face engagement. This year, 2022, RGV LEAD and the TRPN program will offer virtual and face-to-face meetings. The goal is to hold regional meetings virtually, and then, visit the participating districts in person. Dr. Norma Salaiz [...]
Luis Rodriguez, RGV LEAD Executive Director, welcomed representatives from the La Feria, Rio Hondo, and Santa Rosa school districts to the Texas Regional Pathways Network regional meeting.
January 18, 2022 Texas Regional Pathways Network Regional Leadership Meeting
Vol.2, Iss. 9 | May 2021 TRPN News: Regional Districts Attend Final Meeting All good things must come to an end - or do they! The Texas Regional Pathways Network (TRPN) districts met for the last time this school year with the RGV LEAD Intermediary group to recap this year’s TRPN progress. Postsecondary partners and business partners participated in the open discussions to reflect on where they see the program headed for next school year. Student internships continue to be explored as well as other work-based learning experiences. Yes, the show will go on and the education-business [...]
Vol. 2, Iss. 8 | April 2021 TRPN News! Work-Based Learning Mentoring Program Introduced If you are asked, “Who was your mentor in life”, what would your answer be? Would it be the coach who motivated you, your teacher who inspired you, your parents who supported you, the counselor who ad-vised you, or someone who just happened to be there for you at a time you needed him or her? Whomever it was, that person may have been the one who helped you make some critical decisions such as the college you attended or the career choice [...]
Vol. 2, Iss. 7 | March 2021 TRPN News! The Regional TRPN Leadership team met on March 2, Dr. Seuss’s birthday! “Oh, the places you’ll go!”, one of his most famous quotes, is the thought behind planning for students in the TRPN grant. Amanda Longtain and Lindsey Phillips, TEA, shared experience opportunities and college and career advising tips. TRPN Ad Hoc Committee Meets On March 10, 1876, Alexander Gra-ham Bell conducted a successful ex-periment with the telephone. This breakthrough, during which he uttered his famous directive to his assistant, Thomas Watson, “Mr. Watson — come here — [...]
Vol. 2, Iss. 6 | February 2021 TRPN News RGV LEAD and the Texas Regional Pathways Network districts have been busy this month meeting with business partners, Workforce Solutions, and the TRPN Ad Hoc committee. This month's agenda was to introduce more work-based opportunities for students and increase the dual enrollment counseling for each student enrolled in the TRPN pathways. The pathways include construction, health science, renewable energy, and welding. Pictured right is Juan Delgado from Noble Construction in La Feria, Texas. Robert Salazar is the construction teacher at La Feria High School. Juan visited the campus to look [...]
Vol. 2, Iss. 4 | December 2020 TRPN Districts Think Outside the Box The RGV LEAD Texas Regional Pathways Network team (TRPN) met with the North and South District teams to collaborate on finding ways to have students actively engaged in work-based learning (WBL) experiences. The three North TRPN districts, comprising Lasara, San Isidro, and San Perlita, are focusing on agricultural welding pathways. The three South TRPN districts, comprised of La Feria, Rio Hondo, and Santa Rosa are focusing on the construction, health science, and renewable energy pathways. During the December 1st zoom meeting, the six school districts [...]
Vol. 2, Iss. 4 | December 2020 Planning for January Texas Regional Pathways Network Meeting Plans are underway for the Texas Regional Pathways Network meeting with RGV LEAD, the North TRPN group, and the South group. The RGV LEAD Intermediary team is busy working out the details, which will include visits from Derek Nino, Jobs for the Future, and Amanda Longtain, Texas Education Agency. The focus will be on college and career information and advising for the designated pathways. Great things are surely in store for 2021!