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NEWS & MEDIA

NEWS & MEDIA

College 1st reaches out to the community through a series of Radio and Television Shows on College and Career Readiness. A diversity of guests with extensive experience on postsecondary guidance are invited to share the latest information on college and career readiness with the entire community. We also share highlights of the student and parent programming implemented with partnering school districts. 

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Ernesto is focused on developing and implementing college and career success initiatives that significantly make a difference in the lives of students and their families.    In 2013, Ernesto founded the College 1st Program in partnership with several school districts. The College 1st Program is focused on implementing career exploration sessions with academic enrichment hands-on activities and mentorship experiences for students and parents. The College 1st Team has worked with over 50,000 students and 35,000 families across the State of Texas.
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NBC KVEO Channel 23 News Report Harlingen CISD Events
Yolanda de la Cruz Presenta “Primero la Educacion” con College 1st
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Articles and Radio Shows

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HCISD Students Experience Environmental Engineering CAMP

Valleystar article. August 22, 2022. By Ashley Rodriguez. 

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SOMETHING SPECIAL IS HAPPENING IN VANGUARD ACADEMY

Breaking a record for student participation. 

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LEARNING & BEYOND

This summer, San Benito CISD Migrant students participated in fun-filled and educational camps that focused on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).  

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LA JOYA ISD PREPARES STUDENTS FOR COLLEGE AND CAREER SUCCESS

February 2014 Social Life Magazine article. 

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POR LA EDUCACION

El Nuevo Herlado news paper article. January 2014.