Who We Are

  • College Readiness

    The HISD College Readiness Department is committed to providing higher education access to all HISD students, and works closely with campuses and throughout the district.

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  • Career Readiness

    The mission of HISD Career Readiness is to provide career awareness, exploration, and programming that will ensure students in Houston ISD graduate with the academic, technical, and employability skills needed to be career and/or college-ready.

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  • Linked Learning

    Linked Learning is an educational approach that combines rigorous academics with hands-on learning and the opportunity to apply classroom knowledge to real-world experiences.

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Headlines & Features

  • Volunteer Houston Kicks Off HS Coca-Cola Internship Program

    In Summer of 2017 Volunteer Houston and Coca-Cola are launching a pilot program to engage high school students aged 14 – 18. The goal of the program is to provide summer internship opportunities for individual achievement, future employment opportunities, and college and career success.

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  • EMERGE Students Tour Top-Tier Colleges Around The Country

    Every summer, EMERGE takes more than 300 rising juniors on college tours across the country. The goal is to expose students to different “types” of colleges, from the Ivy Leagues and large research institutions to small liberal arts and women’s colleges. This summer, students visited colleges & universities in and around Boston, Philadelphia, Upstate New York, and New England.

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