Texas OnCourse, an initiative empowering Texas students to succeed in high school, college and career, announced the selection of 29 counselors and advisers from across the state, including one from Brenham, to a two-year Leader Fellowship.

The inaugural group of Fellows, representing all 20 education regions throughout Texas, are recognized as leaders in the college and career advising field.

TXOC Leader Fellows will boost state efforts toward college and career success by connecting educators, parents and students to Texas OnCourse resources, supporting professional growth and learning and constantly improving state tools for college and career preparedness.

“These Leader Fellows were selected from a group of over 230 applicants.

The 2017 TXOC Leader Fellows include: Sharon Jones of the Brenham ISD.

Texas OnCourse is developed by The University of Texas at Austin in partnership with other institutions of higher education, the Texas Education Agency (TEA),the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB).

Texas OnCourse is free to the public and can be found online at

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