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TRPN Partnerships: Meeting of the Minds

2021-06-09T00:38:55+00:00

Vol. 2, Iss. 3 | November 2020 Texas Regional Pathways Network Partners Meeting of the Minds Partnerships between 6 local education agencies, Jobs for the Future, TEA, and RGV LEAD continue to flourish and are going full steam ahead! The Local Education Agencies (LEA’s) consist of La Feria, Lasara, San Isidro, San Perlita, and Santa Rosa. These outstanding school districts are actively participating in the regional pathways in the areas of health science, renewable energy, and welding. The LEA’s will engage in the process of reverse mapping from industry to post-secondary to K-12. They will participate in the [...]

TRPN Partnerships: Meeting of the Minds2021-06-09T00:38:55+00:00
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Plans Underway for the Annual RGV LEAD Regional Conference

2021-06-09T00:46:42+00:00

Vol. 2, Iss. 3 | November 2020 Plans Underway for the Annual RGV LEAD Regional Conference “Nor rain, nor snow, nor sleet, nor hail..nor the pandemic” can stop the RGV LEAD Annual Regional Conference! Members of the planning committee (pictured left) are busy securing guest speakers, employers, and school districts to participate in the upcoming January conference. The theme for the 2021 conference is: “Beyond 2020: The New Horizons”. Participants will be engaged in breakout sessions to learn how to excel during this pandemic period, engage in leadership activities, hear updates from the State, etc. They will be [...]

Plans Underway for the Annual RGV LEAD Regional Conference2021-06-09T00:46:42+00:00
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RGV LEAD Hosts Regional Superintendents Meeting

2021-06-09T02:22:40+00:00

Vol 2, Iss. 3 | November 2020 RGV LEAD Hosts Regional Superintendents Meeting The RGV LEAD Annual Meeting and Superintendents Meeting video conference session was held on November 10th from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. The superintendents and guests were welcomed by Luis Rodriguez, RGV LEAD Executive Director. He shared RGV LEAD ’s business and education partnership initiatives. Lizzy de la Garza Putegnat, Account Executive, Schneider Electric, and RGV LEAD President and Board Chair, gave the opening remarks. The invocation and Pledge of Allegiance were led by Albert G. Chronis, Project Manager for Noble Texas Builders, LLC, and [...]

RGV LEAD Hosts Regional Superintendents Meeting2021-06-09T02:22:40+00:00
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Academy Leaders of the RGV Coalition Tour The Port of Brownsville

2021-06-09T01:18:15+00:00

Vol. 2, Iss. 3 | November 2020 Academy Leaders of the RGV Coalition Tour The Port of Brownsville “If the mountain will not come to Muhammad, then Muhammad must go to the mountain.” This was the case when the Academy Leaders Coalition of the Rio Grande Valley had planned on touring the Port of Brownsville, but couldn’t because of COVID. Undaunted by the virus, the Academy leaders were determined to learn more about the Port and the types of jobs available to Valley workers. Through the efforts of RGV LEAD, in conjunction with Eduardo A. Campirano, Port Director [...]

Academy Leaders of the RGV Coalition Tour The Port of Brownsville2021-06-09T01:18:15+00:00
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RGV LEAD Ambassadors: LEADership in a Time of Change

2021-06-08T18:29:13+00:00

Vol. 2, Iss.3 | November 2020 RGV LEAD Ambassadors: LEADership in a Time of Change The RGV LEAD Ambassadors Fall Training workshop kicked off on November 12th focusing on the theme “Leadership in a Time of Change.” The virtual Zoom meeting was lead by Dr. Norma Salaiz and Janie Johnston Lopez. Returning Ambassadors and incoming Ambassadors reviewed the roles and expectations of serving as RGV LEAD Ambassadors and were then sent to chat rooms to share their feelings about this COVID-19 period. They discussed how the virus has impacted their school schedules, socializing with others, and extra-curricular activities, and [...]

RGV LEAD Ambassadors: LEADership in a Time of Change2021-06-08T18:29:13+00:00
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Thought of the Month: I can do things you cannot . . .

2021-06-09T01:34:36+00:00

Vol. 2, Iss. 3 | November 2020 I can do things you cannot, you can do things I cannot. Together we can do great things.” ~ Mother Teresa Thought of the Month November 2020 The phrase, “I can do things you cannot, you can do things I cannot. Together we can do great things.” is believed to be a quote by Mother Teresa.According to Ray Hennessey, Former Editorial Director at Entrepreneur Media, his thoughts on the quote are, “If you are a true leader, you know the value of your team. You know that you always should put [...]

Thought of the Month: I can do things you cannot . . .2021-06-09T01:34:36+00:00
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