Joyce Zotz Education Center

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  • Welcome to Zotz

    In our service to at-risk youth, our goal at the Zotz Education Center is to enhance academic achievement, encourage responsible citizenship, and provide students with the necessary resources and strategies that will assist them with achieving their educational and personal goals through non-traditional settings.

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  • Graduation Information - Texas Education Agency

    During the past several decades, Texas educators have worked hard to implement stay-in-school programs. Consequently, the graduation rate is on the rise. A National Center for Education Statistics report finds that Texas now has one of the highest graduation rates in the country. A graduation plan ...

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  • Fathers Take Your Children to School Day

    Galena Park Independent School District invites fathers and father figures to participate in GPISD's Fathers Take Your Children to School Day on Thursday, September 19, 2019. Fathers and men across our community are invited to take an active role in their child’s education on this special day

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  • Open House at JZEC

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  • Summer Graduation

    Summer Graduation Information and Official Transcript Form Request

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  • ACE Registration

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District Announcements

  • September Parent Connect Newsletter

    We are deeply committed to offering excellent educational experiences for our students and we want to keep you informed of upcoming events, successes and happenings in GPISD. In Galena Park ISD, our students are extremely important to us and so are you. Please enjoy this edition of a newsletter especially designed for you. Thank you for taking the time to stay connected!

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  • Removal of Unauthorized/Disruptive Persons

    As of August 26, 2018 all school districts are subject to the Commissioner’s new rules regarding the removal of a disruptive person from a campus. More information regarding this new rule can be found in Chapter 37, section 37.105 of the Texas Education Code, which addresses: Unauthorized Persons, Refusal of Entry, Ejection, and Identification.

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  • Blackboard Parentlink Notification System - TCPA

    Galena Park ISD regularly provides mass notifications to parents, guardians, students, and faculty regarding weather closures, threat situations, event scheduling, or to provide other important education-related information. These messages not only drive positive educational outcomes, they can also save lives.

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