March 6, 2018
TO THE ADMINISTRATOR ADDRESSED:
Subject: College and Career Readiness Models Planning and Designation Applications Open
Applications are now open for Early College High School (ECHS) designation renewal and Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (T-STEM) planning and designation renewal. The application is live at http://ccrm.stemcenter.utexas.edu/ and closes on April 13, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. Central Standard Time (CST).
Application Technical Assistance
Technical assistance webinars provide information regarding the open applications. Participation is encouraged, not required. Webinars will provide applicants with information regarding how to access and navigate the online, web-based application system. The technical assistance webinars are as follows:
T-STEM Planning Year Webinar: Thursday, March 8, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. CST
Register at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/254264651556506881
ECHS and T-STEM Designation Renewal Webinar: Thursday, March 8, 2018, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. CST
Register at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7652805827093907713
College and Career Readiness Models Revisions Overview
Blueprint revisions are a part of TEA’s work to revise and unify all College and Career Readiness Models, including ECHS, T-STEM, Pathways in Technology Early College High Schools (P-TECH), and Industry Cluster Innovative Academies (ICIA). A full explanation of these changes can be found on our website at www.tea.texas.gov/ccrm. Additional guidance regarding the P-TECH and ICIA planning and designation applications will be released later this spring.
Executive Director, School Programs