July 27, 2010
Calvert Education Services (CES) and Texas Tech University Independent School District (TTUISD) in Lubbock, Texas, announce an innovative partnership for the State of Texas. Through this unique collaboration, TTUISD and CES will offer a customized version of the world-renowned Calvert School curriculum for Kindergarten through 5th grade students. The curriculum is aligned with the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS).
Brady Locher, Calvert’s Director of Partnership Development, said, “ TTUISD and Calvert share an educational vision that embraces inspiring the best in each student through supervised instruction, engaging curriculum and successful academic outcomes. We are excited to be able to offer this program in Texas.”
Speaking on behalf of Texas Tech University Independent School District (TTUISD), Dr. Matt Baker, Dean of University College, Texas Tech University said, “We could not be more delighted about the TTUISD/Calvert partnership in the Lone Star State. We are confident that TTUISD’s long-standing reputation of quality and service will be enhanced through Calvert’s online platform and innovative pedagogy that will enable this innovative partnership to provide world-class online education to Texans and those students outside of the state seeking a high-quality online experience through one of the largest state-accredited school district’s in the world.