• Portrait of Jesus Armas

    Jesus Armas
    Staff Accountant
    State and Federal Programs
    Academic Services Division

    915.937.0012
    jarmas@sisd.net
                                                                 
     
    Mr. Armas has been with Socorro ISD for over 20 years. He graduated from Socorro High School and obtained his Bachelors of Science in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. 
     
    He currently oversees the following:
    • State Compensatory Education (SCE)
      The purpose of the State Compensatory Education (SCE) program is to supplement the regular – or basic – education program with compensatory, intensive, and/or accelerated instruction. The program requires Texas public school districts and charter schools to offer additional accelerated instruction to each student who meets one or more statutory or locally-defined eligibility criteria in order to reduce any disparity in performance on assessment instruments administered under Subchapter B, Chapter 39 TEC, or disparity in the rates of high school completion between students at risk of dropping out of school and all other LEA students.

    • High School Allotment (HSA)
      The High School Allotment (HSA) was created by the Texas Legislature in 2006 to:
      •prepare underachieving students to enter institutions of higher education

      •encourage students to pursue advanced academic opportunities

      •provide opportunities for students to take academically rigorous courses

      •align secondary and postsecondary curriculum and expectations

      •support other promising high school completion and success initiatives in Grades 6-12 approved by the commissioner of education.

    • Career and Technical Education (CTE)
      Career and technical education programs offer a sequence of courses that provides students with coherent and rigorous content. CTE content is aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in current or emerging professions.

    • Bilingual and English as a Second Language Education Programs
      The Bilingual/ESL Unit in the Division of Curriculum provides direction and leadership with the implementation of Bilingual and English as a Second Language (ESL) Programs for English Language learners.

    Important links:

    o    Texas Education Agency (TEA) – http://tea.texas.gov/


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