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For the last 16 years, South Texas College has hosted the Summit on College and Career Readiness as a forum for public schools, private schools, and higher education professionals to engage in a dialogue on closing the achievement gap in college readiness for high school graduates. The Summit on College and Career Readiness has built a reputation for providing valuable information to regional stakeholders and hosting with notable State and National keynote speakers, with over 300 annual participants.

With the ever-growing dual credit programs around the Nation, South Texas College proudly presents the National Summit for Dual Credit Programs (NSDCP). As a nationally accredited dual credit program and the first accredited in the State of the Texas, South Texas College invites all higher education institutions, school districts, and State/National entities to attend this premier conference tailored for you. The National Summit for Dual Credit Programs will provide attendees with valuable information and key takeaways regarding dual credit and college readiness.

If you would like more information, please do not hesitate to contact us. Hope to see you at the Conference!


Prior Summit Themes

National Summit for Dual Credit Programs 2021
– No Theme Selected

Summit on College and Career Readiness 2020
– Guiding Students to Achievement & Success Through Courage, Heart, & Wisdom
(Canceled due to Pandemic)

Summit on College and Career Readiness 2019
– Bridging Student Success
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Summit on College and Career Readiness 2018
– Together WE CAN Do more

Summit on College and Career Readiness 2017
– Pathways Must be Intentional for Student Success

Summit on College and Career Readiness 2016
– Their Future in the Making

Summit on College and Career Readiness 2015
No theme selected

Summit on College and Career Readiness 2014
– An Opportunity for Collective Learning

Summit on College and Career Readiness 2013
No theme selected

Summit on College and Career Readiness 2012
– Achieving the Dream: Completion by Design

Summit on College and Career Readiness 2011
– Achieving the Dream: The Power of One

Summit on College and Career Readiness 2010
No theme selected

Summit on College and Career Readiness 2009
– Achieving the Dream: Accelerating Student Success

Summit on College and Career Readiness 2008
– Achieving the Dream: The Journey to College Success

Summit on College and Career Readiness 2007
– Achieving the Dream: Closing the Gap in College and Career Readiness

Summit on College and Career Readiness 2006
– Achieving the Dream: Closing the Gap in College Readiness

With sincere gratitude, the National Summit for Dual Credit Programs and South Texas College wants to personally thank the committee members that partook in this endeavor to develop a premier conference tailored for higher education institutions, school district personnel, and State/National entities.

  • Rebecca De Leon, Dean for Dual Credit Programs and School District Partnerships
  • April Castaneda, School District Partnerships Relations Manager
  • Assalia Belmares, Dual Credit Programs Assistant
  • Leslie Howland, Marketing Manager
  • Francisco Perez, Community Relations Coordinator
  • William Collins, Digital Services Manager
  • Andrew Mantle, Digital Services Developer
  • Jessica Galloso, Associate Dean for Professional and Organizational Development
  • Erika Leal, Professional Development Manager
  • South Texas College Business Office Department
  • South Texas College Educational Technologies Department