HomeGrown Teacher Program

What is the HomeGrown Teacher Program?

The HomeGrown Teacher Program is a collaboration of Galena Park I.S.D., San Jacinto College North and the University of Houston-Clear Lake. HomeGrown Teacher Program students take course work at San Jacinto College North and transfer to UHCL to take junior and senior level courses. While students attend college at both campuses, Galena Park I.S.D. will provide HomeGrown Teacher Program students with opportunities for employment and experiential learning. Internships and field experiences will be available in the Galena Park area for students. Galena Park I.S.D. is always looking for qualified, dedicated teachers, and your involvement in this program can be the first step in becoming a teacher in the Galena Park area.

What does the HomeGrown Teacher Program offer?

  • Scholarship opportunities and financial support
  • Personalized academic advising
  • Core and education courses that transfer seamlessly
  • Academic success development, tutoring, and mentoring
  • Enriching experiences such as job shadowing, field trips, and seminars
  • Training for job fairs and interviews
  • Increased likelihood of employment in home district

As new programs are developed, services for HomeGrown Teacher Program students continue to grow. Galena Park I.S.D., San Jacinto College North and University of Houston-Clear Lake are committed to providing southeast Houston area students with every opportunity to make the dream of becoming a teacher a reality.

For Additional Information, contact one of the following:

Galena Park Independent School District
New Teacher Mentor/Facilitator: 832-386-1229

San Jacinto College North
University Coordinator: 281-458-4050

University of Houston-Clear Lake
Admissions: 281-283-2500
College of Education: 281-283-3600
E-mail address: education@uhcl.edu


  • College of Education

    Phone: 281-283-3600
    Email: education@uhcl.edu

    Bayou Building 1237
    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Box 517
    Houston, TX 77058-1002