WGU Texas Talks: A Conversation with John Fitzpatrick, Executive Director of Educate Texas
6/26/2012 10:09 am
Listen as John Fitzpatrick and WGU Texas Chancellor Mark Milliron discuss STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education in Texas. From the future of careers in STEM fields, to the power of project-based learning and critical thinking, this WGU Texas Talk showcases how STEM can open doors to potentially lucrative, fascinating careers making a profound difference in the future of Texas. Entrepreneurs, nurses, IT professionals, and teachers take note.
Educate Texas is a public-private initiative of Communities Foundation of Texas and is an innovative alliance of public and private groups that share a common goal: improving the public education system so that every Texas student is prepared for success in school, in the workforce, and in life.
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Finish to Go Further provides a seamless transfer path to qualified community college graduates in Texas looking to earn a bachelor’s degree. When earning an online IT degree from WGU Texas, graduates gain the credentials and respected IT certifications needed to get ahead. WGU Texas offers Master of Education degree plans for science and math educators. Nurses can pursue their BSN or MSN, among other choices in healthcare administration and education.
To learn more about the programs, initiatives, and foundations mentioned in this WGU Texas talk, visit the following links:
- Educate Texas
- The Houston Endowment
- The Houston Endowment and NCHEMS report: A New Measure of Educational Success in Texas: Tracking the Success of 8th Graders Into and Through College
- The Greater Texas Foundation
- The Meadows Foundation
- Early College High Schools
- Completion by Design
- Change the Equation