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UISD's Tomorrow's Teachers Mini-Conference

Date(s): 11/12/2014

9:00 am

UISD Student Activity Center 5208 Sta. Claudia Lane
WHO: UISD Human Resources Department

David Garcia, Asst. Superintendent

Cindy Villarreal, Human Resources Coordinator

WHAT: UISD’s Tomorrow’s Teachers Mini-Conference

WHERE: UISD Student Activity Center (SAC), 5208 Sta. Claudia Lane

WHEN: Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


The Tomorrow's Teachers program at UISD seeks to provide encouragement to students who are considering a career in teaching.

The theme for this year’s mini-conference is Teaching is Out of This World. Students from many of UISD’s elementary and middle school campuses will be participating. Students will work in groups and projects will be evaluated on a points basis.

Contests will include a tri-fold contest and story-telling contest. The top projects will be awarded a white, red or blue ribbon.
For more information, please contact Cindy Villarreal at 473-6213

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LISD Parent Involvement Conference

Date(s): 10/18/2014

7:30 am

Laredo Civic Center 2400 San Bernardo
The Laredo Independent School District Parental Involvement Program will be providing yet another opportunity for parents to become involved in the education of their children at its annual Parent Involvement Conference scheduled for Saturday, October 18. The conference will be held from 7:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.at the Laredo Civic Center located at 2400 San Bernardo.

The theme of this fall’s conference is “Hand in Hand – Together We Can.” Superintendent Dr. Marcus Nelson will join participants for breakfast and will address the group.

Andres Lara also known as “The Cuban Guy” will address the audience at 9:30 a.m. At the age of 16, Lara escaped from Cuba speaking no English and with no money. By age 26, he became a millionaire and is now a nationally know speaker, president of “Inspiration Time Magazine,” and author of several books and CEO of “A Success Training, Inc.”

Participants will be able to attend three 45-minute workshops on a variety of different topics. They include LISD awareness programs, local law enforcement services, and community partnerships available to students. In addition, over 40 exhibits will be available with information on dyslexia, Crime Stoppers, emergency procedures, bullying, and other topics.

Free breakfast and lunch will be provided to those in attendance and a kiddy camp will be held for children ages 3-12 whose parents are in attendance. Door prizes will be awarded throughout the conference.

Parents who would like to attend the 2014 Fall Parental Involvement Conference can do so by signing up at their child’s campus with the Parent Liaison in the front office. Registration will also be held on the day of the conference at 7:30 a.m.

For more information on the upcoming 2014 LISD Fall Parental Conference you maycontact Pat Campos, Parental Involvement Coordinator at (956) 273-1273.

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United ISD Principals, Administrators To Return for Annual Back-To-School Leadership Conference

Date(s): 7/28/2014

1:00 pm

Student Activity Complex Auditorium 5208 Santa Claudia Lane
United ISD Principals, Administrators To Return for Annual Back-To-School Leadership Conference

United ISD Principals, Assistant Principals, & Department Heads

Annual District Leadership Summit

July 28 at the Student Activity Complex Auditorium located at 5208 Santa Claudia Lane, beginning at 1:00 pm

Superintendent Roberto J. Santos will introduce new principals and administrators to the District. Administrators will also be given updates about the District to include technology and budget presentations.

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Texas Energy Summit

Date(s): 5/22/2014

7:00 pm

Laredo Energy Arena
The international business community has a high interest to analyze the Mexican Energy Reform and the new bi-national panorama.

The city of Laredo and other groups and associations lead by the city, have decided to support and sponsor high level informative events regarding the Energy Reform of Mexico. This represents an opportunity for Mexican government officials to promote the policies and interests of Mexico, likewise to entrepreneurs from the region to promote their associations and investments in international business creating alliances with companies from Eagle Ford Shale and the state of Texas.

TEXAS ENERGY SUMMIT 2014, will take place in Laredo, TX on May the 22nd and the 23rd. The central topic of the conferences is the Mexican Energy Reform; a considerable number of the companies that make up the Eagle Ford Consortium –Which is currently the biggest capital investment project in the energy industry of the state of Texas- companies from the organizations and clusters of Mexico and the cluster itself will attend the event.

The conferences will take place in Texas A&M International University and the Energy Business Exposition (Trade Show) will be feature in the Laredo Energy Arena (LEA). The purpose of the conferences is to facilitate information between investors and entrepreneurs about the potential economic growth and investment opportunities and supply as implied by the Energy Reform and synergy between government and private investment.

The conferences are designed to present a general picture of the economic activities, solutions to the problems that have the cities that are part of the Eagle Ford. The most beneficiated by this event are officials of Economic Development, Executive Directors, Clusters, entrepreneurs who wish to analyze new technologies or that wish to know the growth and diversification projects of Eagle Ford Shale on an international scale.

The Trade Show is organized so that the companies and the Mexican industry can have a formal presence before the members of the Eagle Ford Shale community through individual stands, islands or pavilions. This are available in the event so that Mexican companies from different levels can participate by promoting their supply services or other commercial aspects.

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Gun Safety Press Conference

Date(s): 4/29/2014

10:00 am

Administrative Building Foyer 1110 Washington St. Laredo, Texas 78040
WHAT: The District Attorney’s Office will be hosting a press conference to unveil a public service announcement on gun safety.

WHEN: Tuesday, April 29, 2014 | 10:00 a.m.

WHERE: Administrative Building Foyer, 1110 Washington St. Laredo, Texas 78040

WHY: In 2011, Veronica Astudillo left her .45 caliber handgun in her closet. There was no lock on the door, no lock on the gun case and no lock on the trigger. Her 10-year-old brother tragically killed his 12-year-old friend, Nicolas Moreno. As part of Astudillo’s probation, she was ordered to complete a gun safety public service announcement.

As a great outreach tool to the community, this PSA will heighten awareness on gun safety and the consequences one faces when a firearm is left unsecured. We will be distributing a copy of the PSA to all media outlets at the press conference.

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Emergency Protective Order New Procedures

Date(s): 4/1/2014

10:00 am

Webb County Justice Center Central Jury Room
WHAT: A press conference will be held to announce new procedures for emergency protective orders.

WHEN: Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.

WHERE: Webb County Justice Center Central Jury Room

WHY: District Attorney Isidro R. Alaniz along with local law enforcement officials will announce new procedures for obtaining an emergency protective order as they are an important tool in providing safety to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

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