Resource Collection

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.

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.

TEA: Memorandum of Understanding—Guidance for Early College High Schools

The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) is a critical legal document outlining the relationship and responsibilities of a School District and an Institution of Higher Education who enter into a partnership to create an ECHS. This document guides the process for developing an effective MOU.

TEA: Developing an ECHS Principal Job Description

A guide to help ECHS creation teams develop a job description for ECHS principals.

TEA Early College High School: Countdown to Opening

A checklist of the questions that need to be asked and answered at every phase of the process of creating an ECHS, starting from before the grant is written, up through the school's opening.