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AISD, BC Partnership a Catalyst for Success

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Angleton ISD is proud to be entering a partnership with Brazosport College in its new Catalyst Program that aims to create a pipeline to success for Brazoria County students.


Brazoria County is currently experiencing a historic expansion in its chemical industry. As a result, there is a high demand for skilled workers, such as process operators and instrumentation technicians.


With this in mind, Brazosport College and four area independent school districts have created an innovative new partnership, the Catalyst program, which will not only help fill some of these workforce needs, but also assist high school students toward high-skill, high-wage jobs in high-demand fields.


Developed through a partnership between AISD, Brazosport ISD, Columbia-Brazoria ISD, Sweeny ISD and Brazosport College, the Catalyst program allows students to take a structured path toward the completion of an associate degree in Process Operations or Instrumentation Technology within one year of high school graduation or an applied baccalaureate degree in Industrial Management within three years of high school graduation.


“We’re thrilled to collaborate with our school district partners to offer the Catalyst program,” said Dr. Lynda Villanueva, Provost and Vice President of Academic & Student Affairs, Brazosport College. “Catalyst is an innovative program that streamlines the completion of degrees in exciting fields that support our growing local economy.”


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