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    • The HISPANIC EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY SERVICES, formerly known as the Hispanic Educational Telecommunications System, is the first bilingual consortium dedicated to serving the higher education needs of the fast-growing Hispanic communities.
    ABOUT Facilitating the use of technologies and promoting options for teaching and learning through technology to overcome learner’s barriers to college success and completion … this is our aim.
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    • TO PROMOTE, SUPPORT, AND INCREASE the capabilities of member institutions in order to enhance Hispanic/Latino student success and opportunities in Higher Education through:
      • facilitating, promoting, and nurturing strategic alliances among HETS members and the academic, government, and corporate sectors;
      • supporting the acquisition and integration of new education-oriented technologies;
      • identifying expert support for members; and
      • promoting collaborative funding opportunities.
    MISSION “ Technology innovations offer a mechanism for Hispanic learners to remediate any deficiencies that they might have from previous learning experiences.”
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    • Technology Resources & Infrastructure
    • Effectively integrate, develop, and implement innovative technologies in education
    • Faculty Development
    • Promoting the adoption of innovative options for teaching and learning success
    • Student Support Services
    • Facilitating the use of technology to overcome learners’ barriers to college success and completion
    FOCUS Efficiently and effectively enhance Hispanic student success and opportunities in Higher Education…
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    • More than 20 colleges and universities
    • Corporate members from the United States, Puerto Rico, and Latin America, nonprofit organizations related to technology and education
    • High schools interested in taking advantage of technology to successfully guide their students towards a university career
    MEMBERS “ Through HETS, it is possible to create services and programs that benefit our own educational communities and those of other institutions elsewhere.”
  • 6. Our Members
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    • Identify the right technology approach
    • Strategic alliances to acquire services or technologies
    • Consulting services in Grant Writing
    • Funding sources for technology
    • Networking and showcasing events
    • Get advising and training
    • Learn from experts and innovative projects
    • Partnering with other institutions and corporations
    • Peer learning experiences
    • Access online resources
    • Focus on the Hispanic learner
    SERVICES Meeting your needs…
  • 9. Monthly members newsletter Electronic Magazine: sent to more than 8,000 readers & contacts nationally
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    • HETS is an opportunity to envision a better future for education and for the success of college students. Contributing to the future of education… that’s what HETS wants to achieve through the strategic use of technology.
    FUTURE “ HETS brings spaces for alliance building and collaboration networks with the potential to maximize Higher Education opportunities through the effective integration of technology.”