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 Center for Afterschool, Summer and Expanded Learning (CASE for Kids)
is an intermediary for afterschool. CASE for Kids, formerly the
Cooperative for After-School Enrichment, leverages community resources
and strengthens the capacity of the out-of-school time field. Services
benefit kids and happen before and after school, on weekends and during
Early Childhood Intervention Keep Pace is a statewide program for families of children birth to 3 with developmental delays or disabilities. It is 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.