Experience AVANCE with an exclusive Toy Making Kit!

One of the most unique things about our Parent-Child Education Program (PCEP) has always been the toy making component. Our trained toy makers guide parents through the process of creating educational toys for their children from readily available materials around the home. The purpose of toy making is to give parents tools that can be…

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AVANCE to build Shared Services Alliance for home child care providers in Texas

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) and Texas Mutual came together to support AVANCE Inc. (AVANCE), a Texas-based non-profit that specializes in supporting home child care providers (also called family child care providers), by providing funding to establish a Shared Services Alliance for home child care providers across the state of Texas. AVANCE will use the…

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Family Update: AVANCE-Houston

In November, AVANCE-Houston said a bittersweet goodbye to teacher aide Cristina Rodriguez. In 2014, Cristina and her husband Gael enrolled in the AVANCE-Houston Early Head Start program while she was pregnant with their daughter Aria. Two years later, they were recognized at the AVANCE-Houston annual luncheon with the Exemplary Family Award. Cristina has since learned…

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AVANCE names new Regional Director

AVANCE Inc. announced Friday that it has selected María I. Campos as Regional Director for the organization’s operations in the Rio Grande Valley. Assuming this new leadership role on November 3, Campos will oversee AVANCE Head Start and Early Head Start programs in the South Texas Counties of Hidalgo, Starr, and Zapata. “We are delighted…

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AVANCE Names New CEO

AVANCE Names New CEO San Antonio, TX – (May 14, 2019) – The Board of Directors of San Antonio-based nonprofit AVANCE Inc. has appointed Dr. Teresa Granillo as the organization’s next CEO. Granillo succeeds Tom Hedrick who joined AVANCE as interim CEO in January 2018.   Granillo was previously Executive Director of Con Mi MADRE,…

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