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Win up to $50 for Accessing Free Professional Development Resources

Posted by Texas OnCourse on Oct 30, 2019 2:00:20 PM

We want to reward you for using Texas OnCourse to support your students! Have you heard? We have a pair of contests running for the Academy: one for high school educators and one for middle school educators. For a limited time, earn a badge that supports your advising or instruction work with students, and you can be eligible to win a $25 or $50 Amazon gift card.

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Topics: Professional Development, Applying to College, Endorsements

The New Texas OnCourse Academy Is Here

Posted by Texas OnCourse on Jul 15, 2019 4:47:51 PM

This summer, we relaunched the Texas OnCourse Academy. The Academy is our comprehensive online platform for professional development. With the Academy, all educators can access the tools they need to support any student on any opportunity after high school. 

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Topics: Professional Development, Educators

A Warm Welcome to Our New Leader Fellows!

Posted by Texas OnCourse on May 9, 2019 10:54:08 AM

Our Leader Fellowship is a program that celebrates and harnesses the best and brightest in Texas college and career readiness education. This group of teachers, advisers, and counselors from across the state share a deep commitment to the success of Texas students. We’re pleased to welcome our third cohort of Leader Fellows to the Texas OnCourse family!

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Topics: Professional Development

Earn $175 and Support Your Fellow Educators!

Posted by Texas OnCourse on May 6, 2019 7:58:20 AM

Texas OnCourse will have two paid opportunities this spring for you and your colleagues to earn money while helping develop new tools and resources for middle school educators. You can earn $100 for pilot testing a new module for the Texas OnCourse Academy and $75 for reviewing a new middle school curriculum guide for social studies.

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Topics: Middle School

When It Comes to Data, We’ve Got Your Back!

Posted by Texas OnCourse on Apr 30, 2019 4:13:44 PM

As you may have heard, last week Texas OnCourse released DataDive, a new tool that organizes Texas academic data into easy-to-read graphics so that you can access the info you need to address your campus or district needs. As a counselor, this tool helps me find the data I’m looking for in order to advance the success of my students and district.

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May's Share Your Road Theme: Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security

Posted by Texas OnCourse on Apr 25, 2019 11:42:40 AM

In May, our career focus is on law, public safety, corrections, and security! We look to educators like you to help us collect stories for Share Your Road based on these specific career clusters. Do you know any fellow Texans working in these fields?

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4  Must-Have Tools for Every Texas Counselor and Adviser

Posted by Texas OnCourse on Apr 23, 2019 3:06:39 PM

Everybody knows that educators – especially counselors and advisers – are superheroes. These professionals center their lives around service and the gift of knowledge. They wear many different hats on any given day, and have a seemingly infinite amount of patience, to boot.

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