Welcome Message

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Welcome to the Texas Academy of International and STEM Studies!

This unique and innovative learning opportunity is designed to accelerate your education and provide a seamless pathway to your post-secondary education.  The Academy will also provide a collaborative learning opportunity by partnering with UT Health Science Center and providing several research opportunities with renowned professors from both institutions.

The mission of the Texas Academy of International and STEM Studies is to offer an  accelerated curriculum for motivated Texas high school students that enable them to excel in areas of mathematics, science, technology, engineering and international studies. The Academy seeks to encourage students to develop the creativity, curiosity, reasoning ability, and self-discipline that lead to independent thought and action, and to aid students in developing integrity that will enable them to benefit society.

Best wishes as you pursue educational challenges and as you consider the Texas Academy of International and STEM Studies for the 2015-2016 school year.

Patricia E. Uribe, Ed.D.
Director, Texas Academy
Superintendent, TAMIU ISD

 

 

 

 

Texas Academy

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The Texas Academy of International and STEM Studies is a unique and progressive program that offers high school students who are academically focused and highly motivated an opportunity to enroll in universtiy level courses while completing their last two years of high school.

Enabled by legislation authored by State Senator Judith Zaffirini and approved by the 79th Texas Legislature in 2005, the Academy highlights TAMIU's position as a catalyst of change that has empowered thousands of graduates from around the world to realize their infinite possibilities over 40 years.

In the Fall of 2014, a cohort of 42 students was selected. They are presently recieving free tuition, fees and books and will be able to pursue University degrees in any area while exploring research and collaborative educational opportunities with project partners including the University of Texas Health Science Center of San Antonio's (UTHSCSA) Laredo campus.

 

 

 

 

 

Mission

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The mission of the Texas Academy of International Studies is to offer an innovative and accelerated curriculum for motivated Texas high school students. These students will be able to excel in areas of mathematics, science, technology, engineering and international studies.

The Academy seeks to encourage students to develop the creativity, curiosity, reasoning ability, and self-discipline that lead to independent thought and action, and to aid students in developing integrity that will enable them to benefit society.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5201 University Boulevard, Laredo, TX 78041-1900 Work956.326.2100