Approximately 70 Dallas ISD sophomores will receive letters of intent to come home and teach in Dallas ISD once they complete their bachelor’s degrees. The students, who attend Sunset, W. T. White, Bryan Adams, W. W. Samuell high schools, are part of the district’s P-TECH and Early College Program, which gives students an opportunity to earn an associate degree, tuition-free, while in high school.
Dallas ISD’s Human Capital Management is the industry partner for this student cohort. In an effort to grow its own teachers and keep students engaged and motivated as they become college and career ready, Dallas ISD is guaranteeing a teaching job to these students after they graduate from college.When:6 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 5
Eastfield College – Performance Hall 3737 Motley Dr. Mesquite, TX 75150
Students and their families will join the celebration and presentation of letters. Program speakers include: Dallas ISD Chief of Schools Stephanie Elizalde, Dallas County Community College District Chancellor Joe May, Chief of Dallas ISD Human Capital Management Cynthia Wilson, and University of North Texas at Dallas President Bob Mong, among others.
More info: Thanks to the support of industry and higher education partners, Dallas ISD has offered students career pathways and college opportunities through the Early College High School and Collegiate Academy programs since 2016. For more information about P-TECH & Early College Programs, visit www.dallasisd.org/collegiateacademies.