Our Story

In 2011, GenTX SA organized a task force of curricula specialists and educators and challenged them to develop an instructional thread (kindergarten through high school) that helps students prepare for college and careers. GenTX SA identified an opportunity to provide resources for teachers during the transition to the CCRS and STAAR exam and felt the importance of providing teachers with these meaningful tools.

Throughout the 2011-2012 school year, five local school districts piloted this innovative lesson writing and professional development project and an additional six districts have joined the program for the 2012-2013 school year. In 2014, after all lessons have been written, tested, and refined, GenTX SA will have sponsored the development of more than 700 lesson plans for teachers’ use.

These lessons, along with accompanying toolkits and videos, are available for use free of charge to all teachers throughout Bexar County and across Texas on SA-Ready.org, ensuring high quality resources are available for teachers and students.

GenTX is creating a new generation of teachers who will change classrooms. Join our movement.


SA Ready: College, Career and Life is an in-school curriculum developed in partnership between Generation TX San Antonio and Educational Policy Improvement Center (EPIC) Research that is aligned with Texas' College and Career Readiness Standards (TCCRS) and was developed, in part, with support from a P-16 Initiatives Grant from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

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The future of our young people is paramount in this world. Development and readiness of 21st century skills, including college and career readiness, is a foundational piece that every school district and every child will need in order to mold their positive trajectory in life. Generation TX San Antonio and the SA Ready project are key components aligning school districts and school children in their preparedness and readiness level - like never before. Working with GenTX SA we are making great and positive changes for all students - we are the foundation, we are the future.

Dr. Lloyd Verstuyft
Superintendent, Southwest ISD