Recent News

  • AVANCE Head Start Distinguished Among Top in the Nation

    Friday, May 22, 2015

    AVANCE Oxford and Golden Forest earned accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) –the nation’s leading organization, which identifies the highest quality preschool programs and child care...

  • Board Chairman Recognized Finalist for Lifetime Achievement Award

    Friday, May 22, 2015

    Pete C. Garcia, chairman of the AVANCE Houston board of directors was recognized as one of four finalists for the Volunteer Houston Lifetime Achievement Award.

  • Register Now-Free Healthy Marriage Couples Retreat

    Monday, May 11, 2015

    The AVANCE-Houston Healthy Marriage Program is pleased to announce its upcoming annual couples retreat to take place the weekend of June 13 and 14, 2015. The retreat is entirely free to and includes excellent hotel accommodations, meals and...

  • AVANCE Celebrated the Week of the Young Child 2015

    Wednesday, May 6, 2015

    The Week of the Young Child 2015 was celebrated across all AVANCE Houston educational centers. Parents, children and staff from all sites organized and decorated creative displays and artifacts, depicting anything from urband landscapes to nature...

  • Career Fair - May 22, 2015

    Wednesday, May 6, 2015

    Join us to this FREE CAREER FAIR and find the perfect career opportunity for you. The event will take place at AVANCE's new Training Center located on 4625 North Freeway, Suite 301, Houston, TX 77002 (Third floor) Please sign up with Gina Garcia...

  • Henderson Engineers Volunteered at Mt. Houston

    Friday, March 27, 2015

    Early Friday morning on February 20th, 11 eager volunteers from Henderson Engineers, Inc. arrived at AVANCE’s Mount Houston Head Start Center and provided numerous helping hands to paint the hallways of the school.

  • FMC Technologies Lends a Helping Hand

    Friday, March 27, 2015

    The employees of FMC Technologies proved once again that their kindness and generosity, as over 30 volunteers helped renovate two of our Head Start centers, Walters Rd. and Holbrook Elementary. The volunteers arrived mid morning on February 20th and...

  • Golf Tournament 2015

    Wednesday, March 18, 2015

    Golf Tournament 2015 - Sponsorship Opportunities Available Now! November 2nd is the date! Our first Golf Tournament was fun and successful, this year will be even better! November 2, 2015 Wildcat Golf Club 12000 Almeda Rd, Houston, TX 77045...

  • AVANCE Houston Luncheon An Opportunity To Give And Receive

    Wednesday, March 11, 2015

    AVANCE Houston Annual Luncheon gathered local community and business leaders to recognize the importance and need of parental involvement in children’s education.  (From Left to Right) AVANCE Houston Executive Director, José...

  • AVANCE Head Start Honored in Congress

    Tuesday, February 17, 2015

    On Feb. 5, 2015, U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), the Ranking Member of the House Homeland Security Committee Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security and a Senior Member of the United States’ House Judiciary Committee, introduced...