March News for Our
District Partners
Spring is here and we hope everyone has had a good break! This month we have an important update on our program improvements and more information about our upcoming Virtual Mini-Summit for our District and IHE partners to support your program implementation this year as well as the transition to the 2024-2025 academic year.
Welcome: New Team Member

Please join us in welcoming Leah Ballard to the Texas College Bridge team. Leah brings to us an extensive background with educational instruction, college readiness, and graduation requirements.

She is also a Career Coach focused on helping young adults find their direction. Most recently, Leah was on the Commit Analytics and Insights team; prior to that she was with Garland ISD for 16 years.

In her new role, Leah will be supporting Timi in the expansion of TCB and assisting with program logistics and continuous improvement, program awareness and recruiting, and implementation and training.
Program Improvements: New Security Tools

Available Soon! New security tools –giving districts and teachers more control over when students can work in the online courses, and ensuring the integrity of student mastery of the materials – will roll out next week on the EdReady platform.  

Information for districts and teachers on how to implement and access the new security tools is available on our Help Center. 

We will have a brief demonstration during office hours on March 21 at 3:30 p.m.

We also will be introducing enhancements to our reporting features in with the launch of the 2024-2025 school year. This will include the ability to view the dates that certificates are earned as well as run reports showing all of your certificate earners.

This information will also be included in our help center and will be covered in our upcoming PLC meetings.
TCB Virtual Mini-Summit - March 27, 2024

Join us on Wednesday, March 27, 2024 from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm CT for our Spring Virtual Mini-Summit, which we will be hosting on a virtual meeting platform (OMWtoday).  

This event is open to administrators, counselors, technologists, and support staff from participating ISDs and partner colleges and universities.

The agenda will concentrate on the transition to the 2024-2025 school year and the continued evaluation of Texas College Bridge, with both main speaker presentations and facilitated breakout sessions to support specific areas of focus by stakeholder groups.

We hope you can join us for this exciting virtual event!

District Leader, School Administrator and Teacher PLC Meetings

Wednesday, April 10, 2024: 3:30-4:30 pm | Register here

Join us for our upcoming statewide PLC meeting for District Leaders, School Administrators, and Teachers to share best practices for implementing Texas College Bridge. We will also share program updates and resources to help you ensure your program is a success.

Statewide Summer Conference on Friday, June 14
Mark your calendars for our second statewide conference!

We’re pleased to share that University of Texas Arlington has agreed to host our second statewide conference this summer, on Friday, June 14, open to representatives from all Texas LEAs and colleges.   

Please take a minute to fill out this interest form to stay up to date on event information. 

Submit your proposal to present and host a breakout session HERE. The deadline to submit your proposal is March 29. We will notify presenters selected by April 5.

More details on our summer conference will be coming soon.
Fee Structure Changes and 2024-2025 AY Interest Form

If you missed the information about the fee structure that will be put in place for Texas College Bridge starting with the 2024-2025 academic year, you can access the email here and on our website

The new flat rates for districts are based on high school enrollment, and we are offering a 10% discount for early payment and multi-year commitments.
Texas College Bridge is part of TEA’s Texas Home Learning program. Texas College Bridge is a part of Texas COVID Learning Acceleration Supports (TCLAS). For more information or questions, 

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