Center for Education & Career Development

Horace White
Education & Career Guidance Manager
832-962-4235
Hwhite@opendoorhouston.org

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Admissions to The Center for Education and Career Development

Admissions Process

  • Students must complete demographics information, which is required for program enrollment.

  • All students must take the Text of Adult Basic Education (TABE) for assessment and placement. The test will evaluate reading, language and math skills

Eligibility Requirements

  • All Education Clients must be enrolled in Open Door Mission’s DoorWay Treatment Program, or the Convalescent Care Facility.
  • All Career Development Clients must be in the White A or White B Badge State of the DoorWay Program, or an Open Door Mission Alumni.

Curriculum

  • AztecSoftware.com, StackSkills.com, Khanacademy.org, Duolingo.com, and more!

  • Math, Literacy, and GED tutors are available between 12-4pm Monday through Friday.

Hours of Operation

  • 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM Monday – Friday

  • Closed Saturday & Sunday

Location

  • Open Door Mission – 5803 Harrisburg Blvd., Houston, TX 77011

Questions

Contact Horace White — hwhite@opendoorhouston.org

All services in the Education department are Free of Charge

Career Guidance Enrollment:

Admissions Process

  • Students must complete demographics information, which is required for program enrollment.

  • All students must meet with the Career Guidance Counselor to determine the next steps of their Career and Educational Development. 

Services

  • Workforce development training and life skills curriculum

  • Custom career/job search action plan

  • Resume and cover letter assistance

  • College and vocational/trade school enrollment assistance

  • Career-focused mentorship

Volunteer Opportunities in Education:

  • We are currently seeking individuals with interest and experience in tutoring, particularly in literacy and GED education.

    If you are interested in volunteering with this department, please contact us through the Individual Volunteer page by filling out a form.

    If you are a local agency focused on adult education or are looking to hire individuals who have successfully completed our program, we would love to partner with you!

    Please contact Horace White at 832-962-4235 or hwhite@opendoorhouston.org