Williams-Ledet Named New Curriculum and Compliance Director

By: Harris County Department of Education Chaney Williams-Ledet is the new curriculum and compliance officer for Harris County Department of Education’s Educator Certification and Professional Advancement. The division trains and prepares teacher and principal candidates for state of Texas certification through classroom and online settings. Williams-Ledet has 29 years of experience in education. She earned…

BE A BUDDY, NOT A BULLY H-E-B LAUNCHES ANTI-BULLYING INITIATIVE IN TEXAS ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

H-E-B Buddy League Teaches Kindness, Courage and Inclusion During National Anti-Bullying Awareness Month (SAN ANTONIO) — To highlight National Anti-Bullying Awareness Month this October, H-E-B is challenging second-grade students across Texas to be “Crusaders for Kindness” by joining the H-E-B Buddy League. Inspired by H-E-B’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, the H-E-B Buddy League promotes…

6 Harris County teen Artists, Writers to Exhibit Work in Washington, D.C. Institutions

Work from six Houston-area Scholastic Art & Writing teen national medalists will be showcased in Washington, D.C. through the “Art.Write.Now.DC” exhibit spanning three locations. The six students are from Houston, Klein, Cypress-Fairbanks and Deer Park independent school districts and The Village School and St. John’s Upper School private schools. “Out of 85 talented teen artists…

Adult Education Workforce Students Construct Little Houses to Make Big Literacy Impact

Adult Education students enrolled in workforce development classes are giving back to children in the community by helping to assemble and paint “little libraries” which could make a big literacy impact. The community service project with the Houston Public Library is called “Groomed for Literacy” and provides “little libraries” constructed and painted by students who…