Classes in GED and English as a second language are offered to adults in the Houston/Harris County area through our highly qualified teachers. Locations for classes are situated within the community and include schools, churches and community centers.
The Cooperative for After-School Enrichment (CASE) mobilizes the community to work together to ensure that every child in Harris County has access to an after-school program.
Early Childhood Intervention Keep Pace is a statewide program for families of children birth to 3 with developmental delays or disabilities. Head Start, a federal program, empowers preschool children ages 3-5 and their families with school readiness skills. Both programs are hosted regionally by HCDE.
Foundations and Alliances
HCDE is allied with several groups which provide services to the education public, including students, educators and community. These beneficial organizations include the Education Foundation of Harris County, the Texas Virtual School Network (TxVSN) through the Texas Education Agency, the Academic Decathlon and the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.
Head Start, a federal program, empowers preschool children ages 3-5 and their families with school readiness skills. Low-income families and families of children with special needs benefit from services. HCDE administers the program locally in Head Start Area I for families residing in east and northeast Harris County.