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The Education & Training program offers a 69-Hour Associate of Applied Science degree and a 49-Hour Certificate of Completion which enable graduates to be placed in various educational positions within public and private schools. Four educational areas of emphasis are available, including studies in bilingual education, general education, early childhood, and special needs education.

Department Purpose Statement

The ET program supports the mission of TSTC Harlingen by educating students in the technical educational courses necessary to complete an Associate of Applied Science Degree and/or a Certificate of Completion. The TSTC Harlingen Education & Training program fulfills the State Board for Educator Certification standards for the "No Child Left Behind Act of 2001" by preparing students in a wide range of technical educational competencies and by providing a basic foundation in teaching methodologies for effective roles as educators and assistants within public or non-public schools.

Mission Statement

The Education and Training Program at Texas State Technical College in Harlingen is dedicated to training the most "Highly Qualified" educational personnel in the State of Texas.

For further information contact:

Dr. Tony Desjardins, Department Chair  
C Building,  C-112
(956) 364-4747


David Casanova, Technical Program Coordinator

Office:     C Building, C-123A

Phone:    (956) 364-4890

email:       david.casanova@harlingen.tstc.edu  


Zoey Lincoln-Dizol, Department Administrative Assistant
C Building, C-140
  (956) 364-4848


Myriam Aguila, Instructor

Office:      C Building, C-104

Phone:     (956) 364-4614

email:        myriam.aguila@harlingen.tstc.edu


Mary Elizabeth Hollman, Instructor

Office:        Building C, C-105

Phone:       (956) 364-4357

email:          mehollmann@harlingen.tstc.edu


Audrey Aguilar, Teaching Lab Assistant
Building C, C-124
(956) 364-4887


Clara Colunga, Teaching Lab Assistant
Building C, C-124
Phone:     (956) 364-4886
email:       clara.colunga@harlingen.tstc.edu

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