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2019-20 ECHS Blueprint Redesign 6.11.19

Roadmap to ECHS Opening

Texas Early College High School: Countdown to Opening Video Series

The TEA designation process ensures that a campus can support and sustain the ECHS model with fidelity. The Texas Early College High School: Countdown to Opening document outlines questions to consider prior to opening an ECHS and provides recommendations for implementation. The following video series is designed to provide guidance in the ECHS planning process.

TEA: Early College High School Blueprint

This document outlines the process for earning and maintaining ECHS designation in Texas. It segments the process into six "benchmarks," and describes the documentation and data required to respond to each benchmark.

Benchmark 1: Target Populations, panel discussion

Dr. Kimberly Woodson, Early College High School Project Coordinator, Education Service Center Region 13, gets insights on benchmark 1 from two ECHS veterans, Dr. Janice Lombardi, principal, Trini Garza Early College High School, Dallas ISD, and Dr. Tracie S. Rodriguez, principal Collegiate High School and Branch Academy, Corpus Christi ISD.

Webinar: Sustainability and Support Structures with IHE Partnerships – April 20, 2017

We invite you to join us for the Sustainability and Support Structures for IHE Partnerships webinar to learn: · Successful ECHS & IHE Relationships · Creating an MOU · Leadership Meetings · Overcoming Conflict · Scheduling · Creating Curriculum Crosswalk Who should attend: Designated ECHS campuses and district leadership and staff, campuses/districts interested in ECHS, dual credit partners, and any ECHS stakeholder. Presenters: Dr. Tracie Rodriguez, Director for Early College Program and Workforce Education Corpus Christi ISD Robert Montez, Early College Director Del Mar College Evanita Ramos, ECHS Leadership Coach Dr. Kim Woodson, Coordinator for College and Career Readiness Initiatives ESC Region 13

Benchmarks 2, 4 and 5: Student Data Management, webinar slide presentation video

This video captures a webinar held by TEA on April 23, 2015. The purpose of the webinar was to offer tips and ideas to make gathering and working with student data easier for classroom teachers.

TEA: Required Early College High School Design Elements

This document from TEA is essential for ECHS planning teams. It outlines the minimum required components that must be demonstrated by ECHS programs through their application for ECHS designation.