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News & Awards

TexPREP has received numerous state and national awards, along with citations as a model program.  They include:

2006

Best Practices in K-12 Science Education Compendium, Bayer Corporation

2005

Premier Pre-College Programs, helping teachers and engineers to strengthen the STEM skills of young people (San Antonio PREP)

Recognition from American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

April 2004

What It Takes: PreK-12 Design Principles to Broaden Participation in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics for the Building Engineering and Science Talent (BEST) Project

Citation - a Congressional blue ribbon panel on best practices in PreK-12 education to increase the participation of girls, members of underrepresented minority groups, and students with disabilities in the fields of science, engineering, and technology

October 2002

Texas Higher Education Star Award

February 2001

Quality Education for Minorities Network, Exemplary MSE Education Partnership Award

January 2001

Texas Governor’s Special Commission on 21st Century Colleges and Universities; Higher Education in the 21st Century – Moving Every Texan Forward

Citation - TexPREP is recognized as a model to promote the development of PreK-16 programs in college preparatory studies, especially advanced Math, English, Science, and Computer Classes”

October 1999

U.S. Department of Education White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans publication What Works for Latino Youth

Citation - TexPREP

September 1997

Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring

San Antonio PREP

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Dallas, TX 75202
Phone: 214.860.2000
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Dallas, TX 75215
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Dallas, TX 75212
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