San Jacinto College will host its annual Summer Literacy Institute on July 30 and 31 at the San Jacinto College South Campus.

This year’s theme is “Driving Forces Behind Today’s Literacy.” Topics include House Bill 5, Adult Basic Education, Developmental Education, and acceleration models to college readiness. Session strands include mathematics, Integrated Reading and Writing, student success, Promising and Special Programs, and English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL).

Educators at all levels, local and statewide, are invited to attend. Online registration is now open through July 29, and on-site registration will also be available on July 30 and 31. The registration fee is $70. The event will take place at the South Campus inside the student center (building 11) banquet room, S11.250. On-site registration will be from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., with breakfast beginning at 8 a.m. The San Jacinto College South Campus is located at 13735 Beamer Road in Houston.

For online registration, please visit For questions or more information, please contact Kina Lara at or Joanie DeForest at


About San Jacinto College

Surrounded by monuments of history, industries and maritime enterprises of today, and the space age of tomorrow, San Jacinto College has been serving the citizens of East Harris County, Texas, for more than 50 years. As an Achieving the Dream Leader College, San Jacinto College is committed to the goals and aspirations of a diverse population of approximately 30,000 credit students. The College offers 186 degrees and certificates, with 46 technical programs and a university transfer division. Students benefit from a support system that maps out a pathway for success, and job training programs that are renowned for meeting the needs of growing industries in the region. San Jacinto College graduates contribute nearly $690 million each year to the Texas workforce.

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