Initiatives & Resources


Accelerate Texas

THECB Program Director: Linda Muñoz
JFF Program Director: Gloria Mwase
Central Texas RCRSA: Gary Madsen


Founded in 2009 and now present within 21 Texas colleges*, Accelerate Texas (ATX) aims to provide adult learners basic skills classes along with career and technical pathways. In 2013, more than 3,000 Texas students were reached through ATX programs. ATX is funded by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) and receives technical support from Jobs for the Future (JFF). 

View a detailed explanation of ATX's roots at the THECB webpage and stay up to date with ATX's progress at JFF's webpage



Browse additional information such as overviews, ATX in the media, and more at the THECB's ATX webpage.

*There are currently 13 community colleges and 8 college districts statewide that are participating in the program.