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    Operation College Bound & Beyond is a project funded by the United States Department of Education and operated from the Region One Education Service Center (ESC) in Edinburg, Texas. Referred to as the Educational Opportunity Center (EOC), the project began in the September 1, 2021 and ends August 31, 2026. Partner organizations include: Edinburg CISD, the Region One ESC Adult Education Department and the Office of College, Career, and Life Readiness, the South Texas College (STC), the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV), Doctor's Hospital at Renaissance (DHR), Texas Instruments (TI), and the College Board.  The EOC will assist participants in gaining the skills necessary for pursuing post-secondary success in Hidalgo and Starr Counties.  


    Goal: To create an effective college and career educational culture that enhances learning and performance, partucularly for at-risk, low-income, English Learners and students with disabilities, so they excel and succeed in postsecondary education and/or a career.pic

    Email Registration Forms to:  

    Vacancy            @esc1.net

    Esperanza Rodriguez  esprodriguez@esc1.net

    Rosario Franco   rfranco@esc1.net


    Region One EOC Flyer (English)

    Region One EOC Flyer (Spanish) 



  • Rosario Franco, Coordinator
    Operation College Bound
    Project Director
    (956) 984-6048 
    EOC Transition Facilitator
    (956) 984-6082
    Esperanza Rodriguez
    EOC Transition Specialist
    (956) 984-6084
    Complete our application
    and email it to our team!