Region One Education Service Center is continuing to provide quality supports for school systems, leaders, parents, teachers and students during this world-wide health emergency. In the Office of College, Career and Life Readiness our programs have dedicated time and resources to support your school systems. Currently, our GEAR UP Specialists and Directors are working diligently to create online content to support your students, parents, educators and community members. On each of the program webpages, you will find specific content to support the area of focus.
We want to continue to provide you the latest information regarding college, career and life readiness. We will continuously update this page to ensure that you have the most pertinent information regarding the areas of support needed.
Here are some current resources that can provide guidance at this time:
- United States Department of Education (USDE): COVID-19 Information and Resources for Schools and School Personnel
- National Council for Community and Education Partnerships (NCCEP): Online Resource List to support GEAR UP Programs Impacted by COVID-19
- Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB): Coronavirus Update for Higher Education
- Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL): SEL Resources during COVID-19
During these challenging times, please rest assured that we at Region One ESC are here to support you. It is our goal to continue providing you with superior technical assistance, timely guidance, and excellent professional learning opportunities that will help your school systems continue to offer outstanding services to your students and their families.
Please visit this page often for the most updated information available on GEAR UP supports for distance learning. Let's stay connected!
Melissa Lopez, AdministratorOffice line (956) 984-6046Fax line (956) 984-7645Dr. Eliza Alvarado, DirectorPathways Aligned to Health Science ProjectOffice (956) 984-6220Ricardo Lee Lopez Jr., DirectorGEAR UP: College Now - Career ConnectedOffice (956) 984-6110Kristopher McKinney, DirectorGEAR UP: Pathways to the FutureOffice (956) 984-6128Nicole Saenz, DirectorGEAR UP: College Ready, Career SetOffice (956) 984-6112