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Yvonne Chamblin Shares Her Story

2021-06-06T19:34:52+00:00

Vol. 2, Iss. 6 | February 2021 A Word from the RGV LEAD Teacher of the Year   The deeds you do may be the only sermon some persons will hear today. ~  Francis of Assisi  Yvonne Shares Her Story Thank you RGV LEAD for this award recognition. With the brief time, I can spend with you this morning, I’d like to give you a glimpse into my classroom and teaching style. I express to my students that there are three goals to achieve success in my class: to be passionate, follow through with the process, and be [...]

Yvonne Chamblin Shares Her Story2021-06-06T19:34:52+00:00
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RGV LEAD Participates in Edinburg CISD CTE Advisory Board

2021-06-07T01:29:35+00:00

Vol. 2, Iss. 6 | February 2021 RGV LEAD Participates in Edinburg CISD CTE Advisory Board RGV LEAD partners with school districts across the Rio Grande Valley, so when it is invited to join a Career & Technical Education Advisory Board, it is happy to oblige. One such CTE Department Advisory Board partner is Edinburg CISD CTE, led by Arminda Lozano, CTE Director. The purpose of the board is to help shape student’s leadership, employability, and career skills while in high school. The goal is to help prepare students to have a competitive edge in high-demand and high-wage careers. [...]

RGV LEAD Participates in Edinburg CISD CTE Advisory Board2021-06-07T01:29:35+00:00
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Best Practice from RGV LEAD Academy of the Year La Joya Health Science Academy

2021-06-07T18:30:10+00:00

Vol. 2, Iss. 6 | February 2021 RGV LEAD is proud to present a monthly “Best Practice” from the 2020-2021 Academy of the Year recipient, La Joya ISD Health Science Academy Professionals & STEM. The information was submitted by Guadalupe Chavez, La Joya ISD, Academies Director Educational (pictured left.) Career Exploration Best Practice #1 Career Exploration Initiative(s):  It is the goal of the Academy of HSP & STEM to graduate high school students with confidence in their strengths, a strong sense of purpose, and a clear pathway to a meaningful career that is well matched to [...]

Best Practice from RGV LEAD Academy of the Year La Joya Health Science Academy2021-06-07T18:30:10+00:00
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TRPN News – North & South Districts Meet

2021-06-07T01:41:44+00:00

Vol. 2, Iss. 6 | February 2021 TRPN News RGV LEAD and the Texas Regional Pathways Network districts have been busy this month meeting with business partners, Workforce Solutions, and the TRPN Ad Hoc committee. This month's agenda was to introduce more work-based opportunities for students and increase the dual enrollment counseling for each student enrolled in the TRPN pathways. The pathways include construction, health science, renewable energy, and welding.  Pictured right is Juan Delgado from Noble Construction in La Feria, Texas. Robert Salazar is the construction teacher at La Feria High School. Juan visited the campus to look [...]

TRPN News – North & South Districts Meet2021-06-07T01:41:44+00:00
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Teacher of the Year Goes to Yvonne Chamblin

2021-06-07T01:54:17+00:00

Vol. 2, Iss. 6 | February 2021 And Teacher of the Year Goes to Yvonne Chamblin! The deeds you do may be the only sermon some persons will hear today. ~Francis of Assisi This year’s RGV LEAD Regional Teacher of the Year is Yvonne Chamblin from PSJA Thomas Jefferson T-STEM ECHS in Pharr ISD. She is a graduate of the PSJA Class of 2003 and The University of Texas-Pan American Class of 2006 where she earned a bachelor’s degree in business marketing. She is petite and quiet, but her teaching style can move mountains. She joined her district [...]

Teacher of the Year Goes to Yvonne Chamblin2021-06-07T01:54:17+00:00
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Thought for the Month: When You Look in the Mirror…

2021-06-14T16:18:01+00:00

Vol. 2, Iss. 6 | Febrary 2021 When You Look in the Mirror When I look at the future, it’s so bright it burns my eyes. ~ Oprah Winfrey Thought for the Month February 2021 When you look in the mirror, who do you see in the reflection? I’m not referring to your facial features like your eyes, nose, and mouth. I’m talking about looking deeper into the mirror. Do you catch a glimpse of your honesty, respectfulness, empathic nature, and servitude towards others? Do those “others” see you as you see yourself or do they [...]

Thought for the Month: When You Look in the Mirror…2021-06-14T16:18:01+00:00
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RGV Academy Leaders Coalition Presents Career Panel

2021-06-07T02:14:57+00:00

Vol. 2, Iss. 6 | February 2021 RGV Academy Leaders’ Coalition Presents Career Panel On February 11th, several Valley school districts came together to participate in the annual RGV Academy Leaders’ Coalition meeting. The coalition consists of regional education and workforce leaders collaborating to learn about and implement new research-based best practices. Its focus is on the National Standards of Practice for Career Academies, specifically integrating more work-based learning initiatives. Participants were privileged to listen to guest speakers from various business sectors. Dr. Norma Salaiz, RGV LEAD Board member, and Contractor encouraged attendees to network and collaborate with [...]

RGV Academy Leaders Coalition Presents Career Panel2021-06-07T02:14:57+00:00
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