Texas Trio Project

Principal Investigators: Dr. Monica Faulkner & Dr. Beth Gerlach
Sponsor: Texas Education Agency (TEA)
Purpose:  To conduct a process evaluation, data sharing recommendations, training and technical assistance and a survey of school district foster care liaisons.  The Texas Trio Project will develop a state plan and protocol for education and foster care collaborations as well as implement a demonstration project in HISD. The Texas Trio Project project will strengthen court, education and child welfare connections to improve educational outcomes for foster youth.