Vision & Mission Statement
T-STEM Vision StatementStudents who enroll in our T-STEM Academy will graduate with STEM endorsement and will be ready to lead our communities equipped with the work skills of the 21st century. All students will be successful and will be college ready.Fabens ISD Mission StatementOur mission as members of the Fabens Professional Learning Community is to empower, enable, encourage and challenge all our students to reach their full educational potential. For our Fabens student learning community, we will facilitate a rigorous curriculum that implements innovative and progressive instructional strategies supported by best teaching practices.
T-STEM Leadership Team
Dr. Veronica Vijil
FHS Assistant Principal
Julieta Banuelas, District T-STEM Coordinator
Ana Luna, Fabens Middle School (6-8 grades)
Rebeca Marquez, O'Donnell Intermediate School (4-5 grades)
Terry Martinez, Fabens Elementary School (K-3 grades)
Institution of Higher Education Partner
Dr. "Tonie" Badillo
Dean Dual Credit and Early College High School
El Paso Community College
Global Business and Technology Leader, El Paso branch
Prudential Finance, Inc.
Yolanda Gutierrez, CEM, CSDP, EE
El Paso Electric Company
Dr. Ahsan Choudhuri
Associate Vice President for Strategic Alliances
University of Texas at El Paso
Curriculum Alignment DocumentsTSI /ACT/ SAT TestingThe following testing dates are determined on official websites and changes may occur.Please reference the SAT website and ACT or contact our campus couselors, Mr. P. Gonzalez (TSI/PSAT/ASVAB) and Ms. V. Rodriguez (SAT/ACT).August 24: SAT Sign-up @ Library/English ClassesOctober 6: SAT Exam @ FHS/8am-1pmOctober 10: PSAT @ FHS Gym/ 10th gradersOctober 25: ASVAB @ FHS Gym/ 8am-noonDecember 8: ACT Testing / location was students' choiceJanuary TBD: TSI Pre-Assessment Activity ModuleJanuary 11: ACT Registration Deadline for February 9 testingFebruary 8: SAT Registration Deadline for March 9 testingFebruary TBD: TSI TestingApril 5: SAT Registration Deadline for May 4 testing
Benchmark 5: Work Based Learning
High Demand Occupation ListThe following link is from Texas Workforce Commission listing careers of high-growth and high-occupation in theEl Paso area.https://twc.texas.gov/partners/target-occupationsEnter your text here...
Benchmark 6: Student Support
Mandatory Tutoring and ICUMandatory Tutoring:Tutoring is assigned by individual teachers based on student needs. Student will sign a letter stating he/she is aware of his/her attendance with that particular teacher for a specific amount of time. Student is responsible of informing the parents of the mandatory tutoring.ICU:A communication tool used on campus when students have missing or incomplete assignments. Teachers submit the names of students missing/incomplete work into the ICU database. The database then submits a text/email to parents alerting them of the students progress in class. Teachers communicate with students of the missing/incomplete assignments. The student is required to complete the assignment after school for a grade.A+ Program:Credit Recovery for Seniors who are lacking credit. Students have the opportunity to recover credit through the on-line program, A+. Student has access to a teacher guide during class to complete lessons.
Benchmark 2: Target Population
Fabens' TSTEM Academy has implemented STEM clubs at Fabens' Elementary, O'Donnell Intermediate, and Fabens' Middle School to expose students to STEM career fields, PBLs, and innovative learning environment. The scaffolding of activities performed at each campus STEM club promotes recruitment to Fabens' TSTEM Academy at the high school level. In addition, counselors inform eighth graders of the STEM endorsement that is available at the high school. Please see list below for future events.November 22, 2019: Fabens Middle School Tour, 7th graders from 9-12 noon, 8th graders 1 -3:30 pm.January 22, 2020: TSTEM Parent Night (8th graders) @ Fabens Middle School Gym from 5 -7 pm.TBD: Fabens Middle School TSTEM Outreach