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2202, 2024

2024 RGV LEAD Scholarship Competition

By |February 22, 2024|Categories: NEWS|Tags: |

February 22, 2024 2024 RGV LEAD Scholarship Competitioin The application deadline is Friday, March 31, 2024, by 4:00 pm (no exceptions). Please read all instructions carefully. Incomplete, late, and untyped applications that do not meet stated eligibility criteria and other requirements will not be considered. Download Application

3001, 2024

Texas Regional Pathway Network Grant

By |January 30, 2024|Categories: NEWS|Tags: , , |

Texas Regional Pathway Network Cohort 4 Grant update TRPN Regional Leadership Meeting was held on January 30, 2024.  The TRPN mid-year data reports will be consolidated and submitted to JFF/TEA.  The three districts funded by the Texas Regional Pathway Network grant are Donna ISD, Vanguard Academy, and Raymondville ISD. ~ Norma Salaiz, Ph.D.

301, 2024

Exhibitor Registration – 2024 Education & Career EXPO

By |January 3, 2024|Categories: NEWS|Tags: , |

Exhibitor Registration - 2024 Education & Career EXPO EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION FORM ________________ Wednesday, February 7, 2024 Registration: 8:00 A.M. to 8:30 A.M. Booths Open 9 A.M. to 12 Noon ITEC Center, Texas Southmost College 301 Mexico Blvd., Brownsville, Texas IMPORTANT NOTES: -Food: Breakfast, coffee, and snacks will be provided. -Exhibits: Each exhibit should be interactive and hands-on. -Each booth is 10 x 10 with a table, two [...]

3011, 2023


By |November 30, 2023|Categories: NEWS|Tags: |

Nov. 2023 | Vol.5, Iss. 3 TRPN News The Texas Regional Pathways Net-work is entering its 4th year. Three Rio Grande Valley districts were granted a TRPN Cohort 4 continuation grant. Participating districts are Don-na ISD, Raymondville ISD, and Van-guard Academy. Dr. Norma Salaiz and Janie Johnston Lopez, along with RGV LEAD staff, serve as the intermediaries. Salaiz and Lopez have been meeting with the districts’ campus [...]

3011, 2023

Entrepreneurship Leadership Team Meeting

By |November 30, 2023|Categories: NEWS|Tags: |

Nov. 2023 | Vol.5, Iss. 3 Entrepreneurship Leadership Team Several members of the historical Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge committee met to discuss the upcoming spring competition. Students from high schools across the Rio Grande Valley will form teams to create a theoretical business start-up company. They will follow guidelines set forth by the Young Entrepreneurs committee and submit their business proposals to the committee. Mentors [...]

3011, 2023

Spotlight: Maricela De Leon, Board President

By |November 30, 2023|Categories: BOARD SPOTLIGHTS, NEWS|Tags: |

Nov. 2023 | Vol.5, Iss. 3 Maricela De Leon, Board President Rio Grande Valley native Maricela “Mari” De Leon has nearly 20 years of experience in state policy and political campaigns and has been a registered lobbyist. Mari has run political campaigns for candidates in the Texas House of Representatives, Texas Congressional seats, and Rio Grande Valley judicial courts. She ventured into the private sector, starting her [...]

3011, 2023

Farewell Message from RGV LEAD Director

By |November 30, 2023|Categories: NEWS|Tags: |

Nov. 2023 | Vol.5, Iss. 3 Farewell Message from RGV LEAD Director RGV LEAD has seen leadership changes throughout its thirty-year history. It began with Pat Bubb at the helm, followed by Dr. Norma Salaiz, and lastly, Luis Rodriguez. Rodriguez has been Executive Director for RGV LEAD for the past three years but recently had to make a tough decision to step aside to follow his heart [...]





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