Rockwall ISD to Host Parent Meetings about Course Offerings at Dr. Gene Burton C&C Academy

  • Rockwall ISD will host parent meetings to detail course offerings at Dr. Gene Burton College & Career Academy throughout January and February.

    Meeting topics will include career and technical education, electives and dual credit. A middle school parent night will also be held to discuss student options in high school.

    Alison Belliveau, principal of the College & Career Academy, and staff will lead the meetings.

    Students and parents can contact their school counselor for more information on the Career and Technical Education Programs.

    The following are the upcoming meetings about Dr. Gene Burton College & Career Academy. Please note: all secondary parents are invited regardless of meeting location.

    January 10
    CTE Meeting
    6:30 PM
    Rockwall-Heath HS

    January 11 
    Dual Credit Meeting
    6:30 PM
    Rockwall-Heath HS

    February 5
    RHS will visit
    WMS and UMS to
    promote GBCCA &
    talk about HS pre-registration
    (Note: Student Only Event)

    February 6
    Middle School Parent Night
    (Note: for 6th grade moving up to 7th grade)
    6:00 PM
    Cain MS and Utley MS
    7:00 PM
    Williams MS 

    February 7
    CTE & Dual Credit Meeting and Elective Fair
    RHS Cafeteria
    6:00 - 8:00 PM
    Rockwall HS

    The College & Career Academy will be a vital part of the STEM program for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. The Academy will offer pathways designed to provide students with an opportunity to explore career options and professional certifications. Open to students from both high schools, it will host more than 50 courses in the 150,000-square-foot building, providing both high schools with space for additional enrollment capacity on their existing campuses. The Academy was approved by the public in the November 2015 bond election.

    The academy will also be used by a four-year higher education institution and Collin College during the day and evening for college course work for students and adults.

Who I Am Video

I am Driven Video

I am Excited Video

Thank You Video

Career Programs of Choice Flyer

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