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TRPN News: Regional Districts Attend Final Meeting

2021-06-14T23:06:17+00:00

Vol.2, Iss. 9 | May 2021 TRPN News: Regional Districts Attend Final Meeting All good things must come to an end - or do they! The Texas Regional Pathways Network (TRPN) districts met for the last time this school year with the RGV LEAD Intermediary group to recap this year’s TRPN progress. Postsecondary partners and business partners participated in the open discussions to reflect on where they see the program headed for next school year. Student internships continue to be explored as well as other work-based learning experiences. Yes, the show will go on and the education-business [...]

TRPN News: Regional Districts Attend Final Meeting2021-06-14T23:06:17+00:00
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TRPN News Work-Based Learning

2021-06-06T16:44:39+00:00

Vol. 2, Iss. 8 | April 2021 TRPN News! Work-Based Learning Mentoring Program Introduced If you are asked, “Who was your mentor in life”, what would your answer be? Would it be the coach who motivated you, your teacher who inspired you, your parents who supported you, the counselor who ad-vised you, or someone who just happened to be there for you at a time you needed him or her? Whomever it was, that person may have been the one who helped you make some critical decisions such as the college you attended or the career choice [...]

TRPN News Work-Based Learning2021-06-06T16:44:39+00:00
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TRPN News

2021-06-07T01:24:03+00:00

Vol. 2, Iss. 7 | March 2021 TRPN News! The Regional TRPN Leadership team met on March 2, Dr. Seuss’s birthday! “Oh, the places you’ll go!”, one of his most famous quotes, is the thought behind planning for students in the TRPN grant. Amanda Longtain and Lindsey Phillips, TEA, shared experience opportunities and college and career advising tips. TRPN Ad Hoc Committee Meets On March 10, 1876, Alexander Gra-ham Bell conducted a successful ex-periment with the telephone. This breakthrough, during which he uttered his famous directive to his assistant, Thomas Watson, “Mr. Watson — come here — [...]

TRPN News2021-06-07T01:24:03+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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TRPN News: Texas Regional Pathways Network Focus on College and Career Advising

2021-06-07T19:40:39+00:00

Vol. 2, Iss. 5 | January 2021 Texas Regional Pathways Network Focuses on College and Career Advising RGV LEAD, Jobs for the Future, and The Texas Education Agency met with the Texas Regional Pathways Network (TPRN) districts to continue working on the TRPN grant. The focus of the meeting was to review which TRPN objectives have been covered since the grant was put into place and to revisit College and Career Advising. The Texas Education Agency has this to say about College and Career Advising. “High-quality professional school counseling is an integral component to a comprehensive education for [...]

TRPN News: Texas Regional Pathways Network Focus on College and Career Advising2021-06-07T19:40:39+00:00
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TRPN Districts Think Outside the Box

2021-06-08T16:25:43+00:00

Vol. 2, Iss. 4 | December 2020 TRPN Districts Think Outside the Box The RGV LEAD Texas Regional Pathways Network team (TRPN) met with the North and South District teams to collaborate on finding ways to have students actively engaged in work-based learning (WBL) experiences. The three North TRPN districts, comprising Lasara, San Isidro, and San Perlita, are focusing on agricultural welding pathways. The three South TRPN districts, comprised of La Feria, Rio Hondo, and Santa Rosa are focusing on the construction, health science, and renewable energy pathways. During the December 1st zoom meeting, the six school districts [...]

TRPN Districts Think Outside the Box2021-06-08T16:25:43+00:00
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Planning for January Texas Regional Pathways Network Meeting

2021-06-09T16:12:22+00:00

Vol. 2, Iss. 4 | December 2020 Planning for January Texas Regional Pathways Network Meeting Plans are underway for the Texas Regional Pathways Network meeting with RGV LEAD, the North TRPN group, and the South group. The RGV LEAD Intermediary team is busy working out the details, which will include visits from Derek Nino, Jobs for the Future, and Amanda Longtain, Texas Education Agency. The focus will be on college and career information and advising for the designated pathways. Great things are surely in store for 2021!

Planning for January Texas Regional Pathways Network Meeting2021-06-09T16:12:22+00:00
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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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Texas Regional Pathways Network Tri-District Teams Continue to Meet

2021-06-10T00:49:56+00:00

Vol.2, Iss. 2 | October 2020 Texas Regional Pathways Network Tri-District Teams Continue to Meet RGV LEAD continues to host virtual Texas Regional Pathways Network (TRPN) meetings with Rio Hondo ISD, Lasara ISD, La Feria ISD, San Isidro ISD, San Perlita, and Santa Rosa ISD. Members of the TRPN Intermediary team are Luis Rodriguez, RGV LEAD Executive Director, Eliza Groff, RGV LEAD Program Coordinator, Dr. Norma Salaiz, Felipe Salinas, and Janie Johnston Lopez, contractors. The six districts are broken up into two teams; the south team and the north team. The RGV LEAD intermediary team, along with [...]

Texas Regional Pathways Network Tri-District Teams Continue to Meet2021-06-10T00:49:56+00:00
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RGV LEAD Texas Regional Pathways Network Team Meets With Derek Niño,

2021-06-09T16:57:42+00:00

Vol.2, Iss. 2 | October 2020 Texas Regional Pathways Network Team Meets With Derek Niño The RGV LEAD Texas Regional Pathways Network (TRPN) team met with Derek Niño, an associate director at Jobs for the Future, and Amanda Longtain, Work-Based Learning (WBL) Specialist at TEA (Pictured), to continue discussing employer partnerships with the TRPN grant schools. The schools are: La Feria, Lasara, Rio Hondo, San Isidro, San Perlita, and Santa Rosa. The goal is to help partners create, expand, and increase access to work-based learning opportunities. The team will focus on developing pathways that lead to both [...]

RGV LEAD Texas Regional Pathways Network Team Meets With Derek Niño,2021-06-09T16:57:42+00:00
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