Who We Are

  • College Readiness

    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

    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

    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

  • Summer Texting Project

    A student’s first time navigating the college process can be distressing. We offer support and guidance throughout this process, using an engaging text messaging platform with which students are already both familiar and comfortable. This transitional advising oversight is designed to curb the percentage of HISD graduating seniors (Class of 2018) who fall susceptible to “Summer Melt.”

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  • 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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