In 2015, the Texas Education Code was amended to require liaisons at all public institutions of higher education in Texas. The higher education foster care liaison serves a critical role in bridging the gap between the students who want to pursue higher education and those who have the support needed to complete their degree.
This guide was developed to assist foster care liaisons in performing this new role. The guide includes in-depth information for liaisons who have advocated for and with foster care alumni for many years. The guide also provides guidance for new liaisons who are interested in developing a stronger support network at their institution.