1. Homeless Education Advocacy Manual: Disaster Edition

    • Resource ID: THEO-AM
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    For those recovering from a disaster, man-made or natural, immediate needs for income and housing may overshadow critical concerns about education of children and youth. However, the needs of displaced students should also be considered. This manual is designed to encourage and assist advocates...
  2. Supporting the Success of Homeless Children and Youths (EHCY Fact Sheet)

    • Resource ID: THEO-SSHCY
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    A fact sheet & tips for teachers, principals, school leaders, counselors, and other school staff
  3. 10 Things YOU Can Do to Help Children in Homeless Situations

    • Resource ID: THEO-10T
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Flyer on how to help children experiencing homelessness.
  4. After Hurricane Harvey: Supporting Displaced Texas Students

    • Resource ID: THEO-SDTS
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Hurricane Harvey has affected tens of thousands of Texas students and their families. Federal and state disaster relief agencies, the Texas Education Agency, the Texas Homeless Education Office (THEO) at the Charles A. Dana Center at The University of Texas, and the Region 10 Education Service...
  5. Homeless Liaison Directory

    • Resource ID: THEO-HLD
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Contact information for the Homeless Education Liaisons in the public Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) in Texas may be obtained in several ways.
  6. National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE)

    • Resource ID: NCHE
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    The National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE) is the U.S. Department of Education's technical assistance center for the federal Education for Homeless Children and Youth (EHCY) Program. NCHE is housed at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
    This website was produced...
  7. Hear US

    • Resource ID: Hear-US
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Since 2005, HEAR US offers award-winning resources and information for those concerned about homeless children, teens and families.
  8. Foster Care & Student Success Resource Guide

    • Resource ID: FC-SS-RG
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    TEA developed a premiere resource to support Texas schools in addressing the education of students in foster care: Texas Foster Care & Student Success Resource Guide (PDF). This guide is the product of collaboration with the Texas...
  9. Hurricane Harvey Resources

    • Resource ID: HHR
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    This is a link to the central hub for schools to get information from TEA regarding Hurricane Harvey. Our goal is to assist school districts experiencing the effects of the hurricane by providing timely information and support.
  10. Middle School Matters

    • Resource ID: MSM-Main
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8
    Middle School Matters is a privately funded education initiative that offers high-quality support and resources for the middle grades.
  11. Scope and Sequence: Career Prep II/Extended Career Preparation

    • Resource ID: 24441
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    CTE TEKS - Implemented 2017-2018, adopted in 2015
    Career Prep II/Extended Career Preparation course scope and sequence within the career Career Cluster® summarizes the content to be taught, and one possible order for teaching the units of instruction. A brief description of each unit...
  12. How I Got Here: Joseph

    • Resource ID: Gearup_F_HIGH_Joseph
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    There are countless colleges out there—how do you even...
  13. How I Got Here: Gabe

    • Resource ID: Gearup_F_HIGH_Gabe
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Man-with-a-plan Gabe knew back in high school that he definitely wanted to be an engineer, so he was able to use that specific career goal to help shape his whole college search (and...
  14. How I Got Here: Joseph G.

    • Resource ID: Gearup_W_HIGH_GJosep
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Honestly, Joseph G.’s life story deserves a feature-length movie (going from high-school dropout to Harvard Law School and all), but for now you can experience it through his...
  15. How I Got Here: Lemnique

    • Resource ID: Gearup_W_HIGH_Lemniq
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Lemnique had a passion for animals that she wanted to turn into a career, and she knew that college (specifically, a lot of it) was the only way to make it happen. ...
  16. Faces of Texas GEAR UP: Jocelyn

    • Resource ID: Gearup_W_FTGU_Jocely
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Watch the video to get to know all about this guitar-playing, goal-shooting, world-traveling GEAR UP freshman from El Paso.
  17. GenTX: Get Inspired Right Now

    • Resource ID: Gearup_W_GenTX
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Why to Care: Learn from others who've gone to college.
  18. Adventures In Education

    • Resource ID: Gearup_W_Adventures
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    This site’s got it all—how to get to college and pay for it, how to find a career afterwards, and how to manage any debt you may have collected in the process.
  19. Texas Reality Check

    • Resource ID: Gearup_W_TexasRealit
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Texas Reality Check is a site that makes figuring out life after college fun and engaging. From the homepage, users have three ways to find the right career for them. They could choose the Reality Check path, where users start by determining what they think their monthly...
  20. Texas CREWS (Consumer Resource for Education and Workforce Statistics)

    • Resource ID: Gearup_W_TexasCrews
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Texas CREWS lets users really see the “growth” in a “growing career” by providing a quick look at average first-year salaries across the indicated ten-year span on any college major report page.