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What is P-16 Education?

Teacher educating preschoolers"P-16" describes an integrated system of education spanning preschool ("P") through a four-year college degree ("grade 16"). 
P-16 Initiatives are collaborative efforts designed to improve student achievement and encourage student success by smoothing transitions from one level of learning to the next. 

P-16 At TWU

Office of P-16 Initiatives operates within the division of Academic Outreach - Academic Affairs to create and support effective partnerships between:

  • The University Community 
  •  Public Schools
  •  Post-secondary schools
  •  Business and Community stakeholders

The Office of P-16 Coordination provides policy guidance and staff support to statewide P-16 activities and to the P-16 Council.
Our partners include:

  • Area school districts
  • Community college districts
  • Other 4-year Colleges and Universities
  • Area Businesses
  • Community and State Agencies.  


  • GO Center
    A GO Center is a physical space within each high school that provides students with information about higher education, financial aid, and career opportunities.
  • TWU Mobile GO Center
    Provides a way to bring college going materials and person to person support to target regions of the state of Texas.
  • Texas Regional P-16 Councils
    Regional councils serve the important purpose of strengthening the states’ progress towards the goals of Closing the Gaps.


Statewide P-16 Resources

page last updated 8/16/2016 10:54 AM