Recent News

  • 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 - Sponsorship Opportunities Available Now!

    Wednesday, March 18, 2015

    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...

  • AVANCE Children STAAR Results Higher Than Peers

    Thursday, February 5, 2015

    AVANCE partnered with Houston ISD to conduct a 10-year study to track our Head Start children.  The results released by the district reflect that the first cohort of children that were in the 3rd grade last year (now in 4th grade), outperformed...

  • Now Enrolling: General Office Assistance Training

    Thursday, January 15, 2015

    General Office Assistant Certificate (GOA) This three-month program prepares students to become administrative assistants by learning typing skills, internet usage and Microsoft Office. They also learn telephone etiquette, customer service and...

  • AVANCE Launched a Vision 2025 Committee

    Tuesday, January 13, 2015

    AVANCE organized a committee formed of education experts in the community that will create a plan for AVANCE through the next 10 years.

  • Corporations Bring Holiday Joy to AVANCE Families

    Tuesday, January 13, 2015

    AVANCE families benefited from the generosity of various corporations who donated altogether thousands of gifts as part of their Christmas giving. These corporations collected gifts at their facilities and delivered them to parents and children...

  • AVANCE Golden Forest Earns NAEYC Accreditation

    Tuesday, January 13, 2015

    Congratulations to the Golden Forest center for earning accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).