Initiatives & Resources


Academic Vertical Alignment Training And Renewal

Project Co-Directors: Jean Keller and Mary Harris
Metroplex RCRSAs: Barbara Lerner and Debra Kiesel


Located in the Metroplex Region, AVATAR aligns core curriculum to the College and Career Readiness Standards (CCRS) and Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) across secondary and postsecondary education. AVATAR is funded by a Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) grant to the North Texas Regions P-16 Council and administered by the University of North Texas




Aligned lessons, course profiles, and local data reports can be found here

Other resources including AVATAR Advisory Committee Meetings, conference presentations, and meeting summaries from Texas' Education Service Centers (ESC) can be viewed in AVATAR's database.