Mayor's Office of Education

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Between August and October, the Mayor’s Office of Education had the honor of recognizing seniors with the highest GPAs a...
10/19/2021

Between August and October, the Mayor’s Office of Education had the honor of recognizing seniors with the highest GPAs at 26 Houston area high schools! New laptops were given to those students of whom we are so proud! A special thank you to our community partner, Coca-Cola Southwest Beverages, for generously donating the laptops!

Want to help to make a Houston a child friendly city and improve children's wellness? Come to the Youth Action Workshop ...
10/18/2021

Want to help to make a Houston a child friendly city and improve children's wellness? Come to the Youth Action Workshop THIS Tuesday, October 19th at 4:30pm. We will discuss issues important to youth and start developing the CFCI Action Plan. RSVP at: http://bit.ly/CFCIYouthAction

2021 Hispanic Heritage Essay Contest for Middle and High School Students! Eligible youth may submit an essay about a Lat...
10/14/2021
HHM | Suddenlink

2021 Hispanic Heritage Essay Contest for Middle and High School Students! Eligible youth may submit an essay about a Latino who inspires them. Essays must be in English and received by 10/31.

$1,500 Cash Scholarship and iPads! For rules and to apply: Suddenlink.com/hhm.

Suddenlink and Univision invite middle and high school students to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by participating in a Hispanic heritage essay contest.

Photos from Councilmember Carolyn Evans-Shabazz's post
10/12/2021

Photos from Councilmember Carolyn Evans-Shabazz's post

"Kim Anderson, executive director of the National Education Association, which represents public school teachers, said h...
10/08/2021
Southlake, Texas, schools restrict classroom libraries after backlash over anti-racist book

"Kim Anderson, executive director of the National Education Association, which represents public school teachers, said her group has never seen so many reports of schools’ being pressured to ban books. She said parents and school leaders should trust teachers to provide students with age-appropriate reading materials that reflect the diversity of American students."https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/southlake-texas-anti-racist-book-school-library-rcna2734"

Teachers in the Carroll Independent School District in Southlake, Texas, protested a new policy restricting books in classroom libraries.

THANK YOU to the teachers who are guiding our kids through this pandemic .  Who was YOUR favorite teacher growing up? #w...
10/05/2021

THANK YOU to the teachers who are guiding our kids through this pandemic . Who was YOUR favorite teacher growing up? #worldteacherday

THANK YOU to the teachers who are guiding our kids through this pandemic . Who was YOUR favorite teacher growing up? #worldteacherday

10/05/2021

Vontoure Math is looking to hire college students (or recent graduates who haven’t found a job yet) to tutor elementary and middle school math. They will work around your class schedule. The pay is $25-$40/hour. Please email [email protected] (They will train you and provide all materials ) Dana Enriquez-Vontoure

Photos from East Early College High School's post
10/01/2021

Photos from East Early College High School's post

Gift Card Incentive Program for Vaccines: There is not an expiration date for the Houston Health Department incentive pr...
09/28/2021
Gift Cards for COVID-19 Vaccinations – City of Houston Emergency Operations Center

Gift Card Incentive Program for Vaccines:
There is not an expiration date for the Houston Health Department incentive program, which provides up to $150 in gift cards for COVID-19 vaccination. The program will continue until we administer all 20,000 first dose cards. As of Monday morning, we administered approximately 13,450 of the first dose cards. Visit this webpage for details, including frequently asked questions and flyer:
https://houstonemergency.org/gift-cards-for-covid-19-vaccinations/

How to Qualify To increase the city’s vaccination rate and save lives, the Houston Health Department will provide up to $150 in gift cards to get vaccinated against COVID-19. People who get a first dose of Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine at an eligible Houston H...

The Be Well, Be Connected Team participated in the Out of the Darkness Community Walk where friends, family members, nei...
09/27/2021

The Be Well, Be Connected Team participated in the Out of the Darkness Community Walk where friends, family members, neighbors and coworkers walk side-by-side, supporting each other and in memory of those who have died by suicide.#SuicidePrevention #MentalHealthAwareness #TogetherToFightSuicide #cohmoedu #cityofhouston #BeWellBeConnected

The Be Well, Be Connected Team participated in the Out of the Darkness Community Walk where friends, family members, neighbors and coworkers walk side-by-side, supporting each other and in memory of those who have died by suicide.#SuicidePrevention #MentalHealthAwareness #TogetherToFightSuicide #cohmoedu #cityofhouston #BeWellBeConnected

Wow!
09/23/2021

Wow!

This is our dream event! We're beyond honored to virtually welcome Chelsea Clinton, Kekla Magoon - YA Author and Ruby Bridges in conversation with Diary of a Wimpy Kid author Jeff Kinney for an inspiring conversation and Q&A where they will discuss SHE PERSISTED: RUBY BRIDGES, the eighth nonfiction book in the chapter book series inspired by Chelsea Clinton’s SHE PERSISTED. Save your spot in the free event at anunlikelystory.com/clinton-magoon-bridges

Timeline Photos
09/19/2021

Timeline Photos

The YMCA Early Care program is fueled by FUN and powered by inspiring staff & teachers! We offer early childhood education for infants through preschool and our experienced staff ensures everyone has a welcoming and educational environment. We are committed to providing exciting learning opportunities that nurture cognitive, social-emotional, physical, and creative development. Register today at ymcahouston.org/programs/childcare-and-camps/early-care.

09/18/2021
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09/17/2021

Timeline Photos

Meet the Collab-Lab!! Our new innovative mobile classroom will be rolling out to Acres Homes, Galena Park, and North Houston this month for the first time! Collab-Lab gives parents, and their children, access to experts, educators, resources, and innovative programs to equip them with the academic and emotional/social skills essential for school readiness and early academic achievement. Visit our website for more information at 🔗 https://bit.ly/38FyaD3

#collab-lab
#mobilelearning

9 days to go!  9 days until Houston Youth Poet Laureate application closes!  Please visit our website (below) for more i...
09/17/2021

9 days to go! 9 days until Houston Youth Poet Laureate application closes!
Please visit our website (below) for more information.
witshouston.org/poet-laureate/
#cohmoedu #youthpoetry

9 days to go! 9 days until Houston Youth Poet Laureate application closes!
Please visit our website (below) for more information.
witshouston.org/poet-laureate/
#cohmoedu #youthpoetry

Just a reminder that this event is today. Anyone interested in learning more about CFCI and how to get involved is invit...
09/15/2021

Just a reminder that this event is today. Anyone interested in learning more about CFCI and how to get involved is invited attend the CFCI Informational Session. To RSVP : tinyurl.com/CFCIInfoSession.

The City of Houston Mayor's Office of Education will be hosting a Child Friendly Cities Initiative (CFCI) Info Session Wednesday, September 15th at 5pm. Come join us to receive an update of the progress of CFCI and learn more about upcoming community engagement opportunities.

The CFCI Informational Session will include:
Data analysis presentation of the CFCI community workshops by the College of Education at the University of Houston.
Information on upcoming community engagement opportunities including the CFCI Youth Council and the Intergenerational Committee
Next steps for CFCI Action Plan

Just a reminder that this event is today. Anyone interested in learning more about CFCI and how to get involved is invited attend the CFCI Informational Session. To RSVP : tinyurl.com/CFCIInfoSession.

The City of Houston Mayor's Office of Education will be hosting a Child Friendly Cities Initiative (CFCI) Info Session Wednesday, September 15th at 5pm. Come join us to receive an update of the progress of CFCI and learn more about upcoming community engagement opportunities.

The CFCI Informational Session will include:
Data analysis presentation of the CFCI community workshops by the College of Education at the University of Houston.
Information on upcoming community engagement opportunities including the CFCI Youth Council and the Intergenerational Committee
Next steps for CFCI Action Plan

The Mayor's Office of Education invites you to the Child Friendly Cities Initiative (CFCI) Info Session next Wednesday, ...
09/13/2021

The Mayor's Office of Education invites you to the Child Friendly Cities Initiative (CFCI) Info Session next Wednesday, Sept. 15th at 5pm. We will share an update of the CFCI progress and community engagement opportunities. RSVP at: http://tinyurl.com/CFCIInfoSession
#cohmoedu #ChildFriendly #childfriendlycities #UNICEF

The Mayor's Office of Education invites you to the Child Friendly Cities Initiative (CFCI) Info Session next Wednesday, Sept. 15th at 5pm. We will share an update of the CFCI progress and community engagement opportunities. RSVP at: http://tinyurl.com/CFCIInfoSession
#cohmoedu #ChildFriendly #childfriendlycities #UNICEF

Character Education Week is November 15-21. 2021. Become a Character Education Week partner. No cost! Color the World Po...
09/13/2021

Character Education Week is November 15-21. 2021.
Become a Character Education Week partner. No cost! Color the World Poster drive, too! More info at thecharacterweek.com #thecharacterweek #txcharacterweek @cohmoedu #CharacterEducation #cohmoedu

Photos from Carnegie Vanguard High School's post
09/11/2021

Photos from Carnegie Vanguard High School's post

It’s important for children to stay current with routine vaccinations. The Houston Health Department is waiving the admi...
09/09/2021

It’s important for children to stay current with routine vaccinations. The Houston Health Department is waiving the administrative fee for children who qualify for the Texas Vaccine for Children Program through September. Call 832-393-5427 for information. #houstonhealth #cohmoedu #cityofhouston #routinevaccine

The Mayor's Office of Education will be hosting a Child Friendly Cities Initiative (CFCI) Info Session next Wednesday, S...
09/09/2021

The Mayor's Office of Education will be hosting a Child Friendly Cities Initiative (CFCI) Info Session next Wednesday, Sept. 15th at 5pm. Come join us to receive an update of the progress of CFCI and learn more about upcoming community engagement opportunities. #cohmoedu #CFCI #UNICEF #cityofhouston #youthempowerment #youthvoice #YouthRights #communityengagement

The Mayor's Office of Education will be hosting a Child Friendly Cities Initiative (CFCI) Info Session next Wednesday, Sept. 15th at 5pm. Come join us to receive an update of the progress of CFCI and learn more about upcoming community engagement opportunities. #cohmoedu #CFCI #UNICEF #cityofhouston #youthempowerment #youthvoice #YouthRights #communityengagement

Applications for the 2022 class of Young Masters are open & due 11/15 for 8-11 graders! The 2022 Texas Young Masters wil...
09/08/2021

Applications for the 2022 class of Young Masters are open & due 11/15 for 8-11 graders! The 2022 Texas Young Masters will receive $5,000/year for 2 years to further their art studies. Applications & full details are at http://tinyurl/youngmaster.
@txculturaltrust Texas Commission on the Arts
#TXYoungMasters #youthfinearts #fineartsgrants

Applications for the 2022 class of Young Masters are open & due 11/15 for 8-11 graders! The 2022 Texas Young Masters will receive $5,000/year for 2 years to further their art studies. Applications & full details are at http://tinyurl/youngmaster.
@txculturaltrust Texas Commission on the Arts
#TXYoungMasters #youthfinearts #fineartsgrants

09/08/2021

Did you know if you got a library card in Texas, you could register to vote at the same time? Go get a library card and register to vote at any library location in Texas! #VoteEarly

Please share the Houston UNICEF CFCI Youth Council application with resilient and thoughtful leaders (ages 13-18) intere...
09/03/2021

Please share the Houston UNICEF CFCI Youth Council application with resilient and thoughtful leaders (ages 13-18) interested in building a child's rights movement. They'll receive volunteer hours, recommendation letters and mentorships!
Learn more at https://tinyurl.com/CFCIYouthCouncilFAQs
Application can be found at: https://tinyurl.com/cfciyouth
Alief Independent School District Houston Independent School District Aldine ISD Mayor Sylvester Turner

Please share the Houston UNICEF CFCI Youth Council application with resilient and thoughtful leaders (ages 13-18) interested in building a child's rights movement. They'll receive volunteer hours, recommendation letters and mentorships!
Learn more at https://tinyurl.com/CFCIYouthCouncilFAQs
Application can be found at: https://tinyurl.com/cfciyouth
Alief Independent School District Houston Independent School District Aldine ISD Mayor Sylvester Turner

Register for a free two-week NCCR Core, OSHA 30, and Pipeline Safety Certification Training. Bonus- Your TWIC card will ...
08/31/2021

Register for a free two-week NCCR Core, OSHA 30, and Pipeline Safety Certification Training. Bonus- Your TWIC card will be paid for after completion. @houUrbanLeague @HouUnitedWay #cohmoe #houstonareaurbanleague

Register for a free two-week NCCR Core, OSHA 30, and Pipeline Safety Certification Training. Bonus- Your TWIC card will be paid for after completion. @houUrbanLeague @HouUnitedWay #cohmoe #houstonareaurbanleague

No se lo pierdan! Don’t miss it! A FABULOUS opportunity to mix & mingle with dozens of colleges! Register for the 9th An...
08/30/2021

No se lo pierdan! Don’t miss it! A FABULOUS opportunity to mix & mingle with dozens of colleges! Register for the 9th Annual Virtual Latino College Expo! Win #scholarships . Learn ways to find $ for college. Seminars on DACA and FAFSA assistance. Get accepted on the spot (to some colleges). #cohmoe #CollegeExpo #college

No se lo pierdan! Don’t miss it! A FABULOUS opportunity to mix & mingle with dozens of colleges! Register for the 9th Annual Virtual Latino College Expo! Win #scholarships . Learn ways to find $ for college. Seminars on DACA and FAFSA assistance. Get accepted on the spot (to some colleges). #cohmoe #CollegeExpo #college

Houston Health Department opening two new COVID-19 vaccination sites eligible for incentive program – City of Houston | ...
08/29/2021
Houston Health Department opening two new COVID-19 vaccination sites eligible for incentive program – City of Houston | Newsroom

Houston Health Department opening two new COVID-19 vaccination sites eligible for incentive program – City of Houston | Newsroom

Houston Health Department opening two new COVID-19 vaccination sites eligible for incentive program August 28, 2021 Scott Packard HOUSTON – The Houston Health Department will open two new drive through COVID-19 vaccination sites next week to meet increased demand prompted by its new incentive prog...

Update: It's the last Super Saturday Vaccine Day in Houston-Area Schools! Schools and hours have been added. @houmayor S...
08/28/2021
Super Saturday Vaccination Day – City of Houston Emergency Operations Center

Update:
It's the last Super Saturday Vaccine Day in Houston-Area Schools! Schools and hours have been added.
@houmayor Sylvester Turner invites students and families to get vaccines to save lives and overcome the pandemic.
Free Pfizer vaccine, for people age 12 and up,with parent consent.
More info: https://houstonemergency.org/super-saturday-vaccination-day/

Mayor Sylvester Turner invites students and families to get vaccinated for COVID-19 to save lives and overcome the pandemic. Free Pfizer COVID-19 vaccinations for people 12 and older. Parental consent is required for minors. No appointment needed. Clinics take place every Saturday in August. Please....

Essay contest to win $$$$ for college! Instructions below. #scholarship Black College Expo National College Resources #c...
08/27/2021

Essay contest to win $$$$ for college! Instructions below. #scholarship Black College Expo National College Resources #cohmoedu #cityofhouston #essays

Essay contest to win $$$$ for college! Instructions below. #scholarship Black College Expo National College Resources #cohmoedu #cityofhouston #essays

Register today for the Houston Black College Expo . It’s live again! Scholarships on the spot! Get accepted on the spot....
08/27/2021

Register today for the Houston Black College Expo . It’s live again! Scholarships on the spot! Get accepted on the spot. Some colleges present will waive application fees. National College Resources #cohmoedu #cityofhouston #scholarships #collegebound

Update! @SpringISD school added to Super Saturday Vaccination Day! Other local school districts, too, including Houston ...
08/26/2021
Super Saturday Vaccination Day – City of Houston Emergency Operations Center

Update! @SpringISD school added to Super Saturday Vaccination Day! Other local school districts, too, including Houston ISD.
@houmayor Sylvester Turner invites students and families to get vaccines to save lives and overcome the pandemic.
Free Pfizer vaccine, for people age 12 and up,with parent consent.
More info: houstonemergency.org/super-saturday…

Mayor Sylvester Turner invites students and families to get vaccinated for COVID-19 to save lives and overcome the pandemic. Free Pfizer COVID-19 vaccinations for people 12 and older. Parental consent is required for minors. No appointment needed. Clinics take place every Saturday in August. Please....

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Public education is a human right, the great social equalizer, and a key to a prosperous community. Mayor Sylvester Turner believes that each generation of children should be assured a better life and education. The Mayor’s Office of Education (MOE) strives to ensure this goal for all families in Houston by promoting access to equitable education opportunities. MOE focuses on three key strategies: collaboration, communication, and coordination.


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Thanks to our Director of Boards and Commissions, Maria Montes and Education intern, Luis Moreno for representing Hire Houston Youth on Univision?
Youth still have time to apply for corporate positions for summer jobs! Head over to www.hirehoustonyouth.org/youth and click apply. Application finally closes on Friday, May 10th at 11:59pm. Good Luck!
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Hurricane Harvey cost Houston students weeks of classroom time. Many families were displaced from their homes. Do not allow the Texas Education Agency to displace children from their schools. Will you come out and tell your story? Comment: Yes, No, Maybe Please see link below! http://www.scholarsstrategynetwork.org/brief/how-school-closures-can-hurt-students-disrupting-urban-educational-communities
We are sponsoring an online school supply drive for children impacted by Hurricane Harvey. You can help by sponsoring a pack or more for just $8 each. EPI will do a 25% donation match on all packs raised through this program. The drive ends 9/24. Sponsor a pack now at http://bit.ly/2wqSDJj
Mayor Kenney visiting Beautiful Beginnings Bustleton location kicking off our Universal Pre-K school year
The Mayor kicking off the Universal Pre-K start of the school year at Beautiful Beginnings Childcare Center in Northeast Philadelphia.