INCLUSIVITY ADVOCATE

Kyra Sanders attended Texas A&M University where the GTF Scholars program helped her find a welcoming community.

MEDICALLY MINDED

Kayla DeAnda knew she wanted to work in a medical career so she chose an ECHS with a STEM focus. The GTF Scholars program helped her earn a biochemistry degree from the University of North Texas.

THE POWER OF MENTORING

GTF Scholar Ruben Valdez leaned on his mentor to make it through his freshman year studying computer science at Texas A&M University. Then he became a mentor himself.

ACCELERATING THE STEM WORKFORCE FOR TEXAS

In 2015, Educate Texas partnered with like-minded foundations and corporations to fund the Texas STEM Degree Accelerator program to combat the state’s projected shortfall of 1 million STEM workers by 2018.