Parents and Families

Parents and families play a pivotal role in their student's future.

The career opportunities higher education provides is important to talk about with your student.

From elementary to high school, the Alamo Colleges District strives to provide you with information to engage your student in achieving college and career goals. 

  • It is never too early to begin talking to your student about what they want to be when they get older.

    Elementary is the perfect time to introduce your student to the many career opportunities that are available. 

    View Elementary to Career Parent Toolkit Resources
  • Does your student know what career goals are available?

    Engaging your middle school student in career exploration is a great way to get serious about future career goals and achieving them.

    View Middle School to Career Parent Toolkit Resources
  • Choosing a career pathway in high school can determine the route your student takes after graduating from high school.

    Encourage your student to set a career plan in high school that can lead to a dream job.

    View High School to Career Parent Toolkit Resources
  • Pathways to College

    Early preparation for college begins with a college-oriented mindset. We encourage high school students to take advantage of our programs designed to engage students in active college learning. High school students are given opportunities to earn college credits, earn a college degree by the time they graduate from high school, and even take a lead with paid internships.

    Alamo Academies

    Dual Credit Early College High School

    This nationally recognized program offers students workforce-focused certificate opportunities with paid internships.

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    Courses offered to high school students at traditional high schools that allow students to earn college credit hours.

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    Located within a traditional high school as a comprehensive high school or as a standalone school or on a college campus.

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