George Lucas Educational Foundation
Social and Emotional Learning
Schools That Work
Trinidad Garza Early College High School
What makes this a SCHOOL THAT WORKS
Early College Model: Giving Students College Access in High School
At Trinidad Garza Early College High School, students can earn a free Associate’s degree. Last year, almost 50% of their graduating class did just that.
Student Surveys: Using Student Voice to Improve Teaching and Learning
When teachers survey their classes at Trinidad Garza Early College High School, students see how their opinions matter and have a direct impact on instruction.
The Deficit Model Is Harming Your Students
Raise your underserved students' expectations by raising your own, and create a series of reachable, data-based goals, scaffolding your instruction and mitigating their fear of failure.
Janice D. Lombardi
How I Broke the Cycle of Poverty
Trinidad Garza Early College High School helped Carlos Nava define and reinforce his personal narrative outside of the confines of society.
College Prep From 9th Grade On
One path to getting young people ready to be first-generation college students.
Improving Teaching With Expert Feedback—From Students
Teachers can improve their practice by giving students a voice in the classroom.
6 Strategies to Make Your Students College Ready
Trinidad Garza Early College High School uses six key instructional strategies to prepare students for higher education.
Social & Emotional Learning (SEL)
The Counselor’s Role: Scaffolded Support In and Outside of the Classroom
Embedded in study halls, Trinidad Garza Early College High School counselors support their students to succeed through scaffolded academic and social-emotional supports.