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…

Before I Lay It Down: “The Labor Day Classic Is A HBCU Family Affair…”

“Construction, Texas” otherwise known as Highway 290, was bumper-to-bumper last Sunday as thousands of HBCU cousins headed towards that great metropolis of Prairie View for the 2016 version of the Labor Day Classic. The skies were gray as weather warnings of potential downpours sought to dampen the enthusiasm of these “black college kinfolk” from Texas…

National HBCU Pre-Law Summit Presents Unique and Game-Changing Opportunity to Aspiring Lawyers

The Third Annual National HBCU Pre-Law Summit will be held at Georgia State University College of Law and Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia. This event is the only national conference in the country designed especially for HBCU students and graduates interested in law school and becoming lawyers.   LSAT Panel Discussion ATLANTA –  The Third Annual National…

Texas Southern students wins first place in International Business Competition

Anthony Collier, a History and Political Science major at Texas Southern University, recently won first place in the International Competition for Entrepreneurs in Montego Bay, Jamaica.  Collier, a junior, and his team of four other Texas Southern students – David Funchess, Shanique Brown, Aubrey Conley, and Ashytn Duncan – were recognized for RadBlok, an innovative electromagnetic…

EB5 ARTS

Houston – Toby McCraw, who goes by the artist name T’Mculus, has a strong love and passion for the arts. He was born and raised in Houston, Texas, and is an educated man. He completed his degree in Geography and Environmental Science from Western Kentucky University, and then furthered his education by completing his Masters…

CONGRESSWOMAN SHEILA JACKSON LEE AND PRESIDENT OF TEXAS SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY MEET WITH SECRETARY OF EDUCATION JOHN B. KING, JR.

This week in Washington, DC, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee and Dr. Austin A. Lane, President of Texas Southern University, met with Secretary of Education John B. King, Jr. to discuss issues important to Texas Southern University and the surrounding community. Texas Southern University is a student-centered comprehensive doctoral university committed to ensuring equality, offering innovative…

Roberta Scott Joins HCDE’s Center for Safe and Secure Schools as School Safety Solutions Specialist

african Harris County Department of Education’s Center for Safe and Secure Schools has appointed Roberta Scott to a new position as safety solutions specialist.  The center was formed in 1999 by HCDE at the request of local superintendents to provide increased safety and security strategies in school environments for students and educators.   Scott’s tenured…