Students will learn about Dr. Hector P. Garcia

Texas Education Agency Commissioner Mike Morath announced an update to the Texas curriculum that will include the accomplishments of Dr. Hector P. Garcia. State Representative Todd Hunter, Texas Senator Morgan La Mantia and Cecilia Garcia Akers, President of the Dr. Hector P. Garcia Foundation and others worked hard to make this long overdue acknowledgment a reality. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our local media were on hand for this important announcement. Please click the links to view their coverage.

 

KiiiTV coverage

https://www.kiiitv.com/article/news/local/texas-education-agency-discusses-rigorous-curriculum-initiative/503-dfb0451c-3198-408c-ba8b-dd917023337f?fbclid=IwZXh0bgNhZW0CMTEAAR3aGi3DK-H32j-Ul6dqj0FEWVkmQkr3xbMO6ILlIk5ouMXA--3co8D2Jig_aem_AQP64vezIiETSbgYzdzDcZa0b3YSEFUPX7x_KVAmMtPaUAP0c82uOPICkEMorsqRCdG29Y_BDHumMcypZKNbSfgz

 

KRIS TV coverage

https://www.kristv.com/news/local-news/in-your-neighborhood/corpus-christi/tea-unveils-new-state-textbook-that-weaves-corpus-christi-history-into-it?fbclid=IwZXh0bgNhZW0CMTEAAR1f3O4YiCystqSRz7SfL6srNemkGX1OMO4vl-TvIEo21uCsvZ1I1rGls2M_aem_AQPuomFm--X9h3cg8ITJzqGALAX8dDWFCst3B8GUKDwIh_3djWXWOTwWBrXzS7Ak_oWY0ReGKMEm3wJeFJIXO_1Q

 

Caller Times coverage

https://www.caller.com/story/news/education/2024/06/09/pending-approval-new-open-texas-textbooks-feature-south-texas-icons/74019558007/?fbclid=IwZXh0bgNhZW0CMTAAAR1-rSP-wiB__SI3xF8cVpCOTKRwiRPgN_Iy8QPHeVY5PiH1GxgeyikIKe4_aem_AV4QrKOHcBq2svsAmozPMa0yxzOaBpstZw2w6dwSawbNuxT4IbLt6Se1yChigTUz_H8n14zb0oVCTwLeqMwDcgT1

 

 

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Improving our children's education

This is a big step in improving our children's education in the State of Texas! 

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Historical Groundbreaking at TAMUCC

The Dr. Hector P. Garcia Memorial Foundation was proud to participate in the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Arts and Media Building at Texas A&M Corpus Christi. Among it's many functions, this state of the art building will also be the new home of the historic Dr. Hector P. Garcia archives. Stay tuned for more exciting news regarding this long awaited and much needed addition that will benefit both students and our community.

Click this link to view the groundbreaking ceremony

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WCGcUQX1qIA

 

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