Your Guide to High School Transition Services

Posted by Texas OnCourse Leader Fellow Misty Thomas on Jul 23, 2019 2:12:33 PM

As a counselor or adviser, you may be uncertain of all your roles and responsibilities when navigating the transition to postsecondary life for high school seniors with special needs. Planning far ahead and ensuring that special needs students achieve certain milestones and meet state standards in middle and high school is crucial. Take a moment to explore the information provided in this table, and keep it handy – it’s been a lifesaver for me as a counselor.

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Topics: Middle School, College Planning, Educators

Who's Who on Your Middle Schooler’s Campus

Posted by Texas OnCourse Communications Coordinator Rose Frezza on Jul 10, 2019 5:10:42 PM

With back to school around the corner, we want to make sure that parents and guardians have all the resources they need to support their student’s success this academic year. This is an especially big year for students making the transition from grade school to middle school – there are so many changes! Lockers, more class periods, more demanding schedules, more emphasis on personal responsibility, new students and teachers – the list goes on and on. And even if it isn’t your student’s first year in middle school, each new year presents new challenges.

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Topics: Middle School, Parents

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