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Partners In Education

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Partners In Education is committed to supporting the CCISD Board of Trustees in achieving academic excellence by exploring, challenging, and striving to exceed the best educational practices through a broad based and constructive partnership with local industry, business and community. Also, Partners in Education is dedicated to improve public confidence in the local school system and to develop a highly competent pool of graduates to immediately enter the workforce or to pursue higher education.

Chairman P.I.E.
Steering Committee

Email.png  Mike McGuire

Current Initiatives:

1. Volunteer tutoring & mentoring
Apply to volunteer as a tutor or mentor
Authorization for CCISD to run background check

Resources:
Volunteer Code of Conduct
Recruitment flyer
Additional guidance about mentor relationships (from beamentor.org)
Suggested areas of discussion for mentors

2. Texas Scholars

3. Career exploration (primarily supporting CTE efforts to bring career speakers into the classroom, provide students with hands-on field experiences, recognize students earning certifications and advise on new curriculum.)
 

 

Address: 115 East Ash St., Room 4 Newsletters:
  Port Lavaca, Texas. 77979  
Phone: 361-552-5722
361-553-4317
 
Fax: 361-553-4315  
 
 
Pie Coordinator: Amy Boone
 

Background

Calhoun County has five major industrial complexes within its boundaries. This unique situation provides an opportunity to the public school system for supplementary human resource and financial assistance. In addition, considerable resource potential is available from other smaller businesses and community member support. Partners in Education is an organization intended to a handclasp between business, the community, and the school system. P.I.E. was originally formed in 1992.

Steering Committee Membership

  • Braskem - Clint Meyers
  • INEOS Nitriles - Paul Wachtendorf
  • Calhoun County ISD Reps - Mr. Larry Nichols,Dana Dworaczyk, Brandi Williams, Dr. Bill Harvey, Dominic Robles, Amy Boone
  • Community - Mike McGuire, Ron Flournoy
  • Dow's Seadrift Operations - Wes Heinlein
  • Formosa Plastics Corp. Texas - Rick Crabtree
  • Seadrift Coke - Erik Wheelock
  • Testengeer, Inc - Shane Dworaczyk