IDEA alumni

Sometimes the college journey can be tough.

If you know of a former student who wants to get back into college, tell them to reach out. The Alumni Team can help them re-enroll.

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  • It’s never too early to start thinking about summer camp for your child. Camp RIO at Historic Lula Sams will offer 6 one-week sessions and introduce scholars to activities such as outdoor photography, canoeing, archery, yoga, arts & crafts, and more. Read more in on our blog and register today! Link in bio.
  • Happy Presidents' Day! On this day, we honor and recognize U.S. Presidents. #PresidentsDay
  • "When I think about my school teachers and friends, I think of it as a dream come true.” –Marcus Sifuentes, 4th grader at IDEA Weslaco Pike #IDEAstories

Meet IDEA students, teachers, and parents in our new series, IDEA Stories. Marcus' story continues at
  • "People will doubt you. People won’t believe in you. IDEA was my choice. My education was my choice.” – Evelyn Saldivar, IDEA Frontier Alumni #IDEAstories

Meet IDEA students, teachers, and parents in our new series, IDEA Stories. Evelyn's story continues at
  • Charles Drew was an African-American surgeon who pioneered methods of storing blood plasma for transfusion and organized the first large-scale blood bank in the U.S. #BlackHistoryMonth
  • We love our IDEA #TeamandFamily. Happy Valentine's Day! Tell us why you love IDEA in the comments below!
  • IDEA Public Schools honors #BlackHistoryMonth. Learn how #IDEAMonterreyPark scholars learned about the importance of Black history in our newest blog post. Link in bio.
  • Our schools honored their school counselors this week in recognition of National School Counselling Week! IDEA counselors serve as student advocates and partners in student achievement every day. Let us know why you are thankful for your scholar’s Academic and College counselors!
  • #TBT to #CollegeSigningDay2014! We are counting down the days before the #Classof2017 reveals where they will go to college next fall! #SiSePuede
  • #BlackHistoryMonth Fact: Ernest Everett Just was an African-American biologist and educator best known for his pioneering work in fertilization.
  • Learn about the amazing work of IDEA San Juan Academy math teacher, Adrian Castro, in this month’s #TeacherSpotlight! Mr. Castro shares how the professional development and coaching he has received at IDEA helped him become a stellar teacher. Apply to become a teacher before the next deadline on February 27. Link in bio.
Register Now for Summer Camp at IDEA Public Schools’ Camp RIO

Register Now for Summer Camp at IDEA Public Schools’ Camp RIO

Where Education and Adventure Go Hand-in-Hand There’s so much to learn from nature and the world around us--that’s the philosophy at IDEA Camp RIO...

My Calling

My Calling

-By Gerald Boyd, a native of Houston, Texas and Principal at IDEA Mays College Preparatory in San Antonio, Texas.  Gerald was a Teach For America ...

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