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Upcoming Events:

SHPE DFW Nutcracker Date Night

Where: Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass Performance Hall 

             525 Commerce St, Fort Worth, TX 76102

Date: Sunday, December 20th
Time: 7:00 PM-10:00 PM
Performance Run Time: 1 hr 45 mins (starting at 7:00 PM)
Networking/Social: 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Cost: $58.50/Person

Be sure the ring in the holiday season with Ben Stevenson's critically-acclaimed version of The Nutcracker. Relaunched as a new production last year, this beloved ballet follows teenage Clara and her enchanted Nutcracker Prince on a thrilling adventure to the Kingdom of Sweets. Networking and a late dinner/drinks will follow. You won't want to miss this magical holiday event!

SHPE DFW has reserved 1st Balcony - Mezzanine seats for a 10% discounted price to our members. All tickets must be purchased by  Wednesday, Dec. 15.

To Purchase Tickets,
Please contact
Community Outreach Director (Brianne):
call/text (361) 484-0817

Network After Work (Dallas) -- Dallas at Candleroom

Unwind and socialize with hundreds of local professional s and entrepreneurs right after work on Wednesday December 16th at Candleroom (5039 Willis Ave). You’ll make great connections in a fun and relaxed atmosphere while expanding your network of contacts to help fuel your own career or business goals. This monthly event runs from 6pm-9pm, but arrive before 7pm to enjoy a complimentary drink.

When: Wednesday December 16th
Where: 5039 Willis Ave
Dallas TX 75206

Spring 2016 Events Survey

Thank you for your support in SHPE DFW! We have had a lot of great feedback on events for next year and we want to make sure everyone's voices are heard. So far, the input has shown that the event location preferences are Addison and Dallas with a desire for more professional and leadership style events. There is still time to make your opinion heard!   

Please take a few minutes to complete this six question survey. Click here to complete the survey. Your feedback is very important to our planning of events.

Please do not hesitate to contact us at should you have any questions, comments, or concerns.

Interested in being a Corporate Sponsor?  

SHPE DFW is in need of Corporate Sponsors to help fund outreach activities, help us fund scholarships, lead  Professional/Technical Speakers, offer Certifications/Trainings, and so much more!

Please contact Clemente Quiñones or Andrea Valvida at to nominate your company, provide a Point of Contact for us to reach out to, or offer any ideas.
Community Outreach:

D.A. Hulcy STEAM Middle School STEAM/Parent Night

Where: D.A. Hulcy Middle School            
              9339 S. Polk St., Dallas, TX 75232
Date: TODAY, Thursday December 10

Time: 6:00 PM-7:00 PM

Hulcy Middle School is hosting a STEAM Night/Parent Night tonight!
Students will display and discuss their projects from this semester with parents and community members.

SHPE DFW will be hosting hands-on STEM activities that give them a first-hand idea of what STEAM actually is.
Please join us by emailing 

The David W. Carter High School Project

SHPE DFW is proud to partner with Dallas ISD and Cedar Valley College for a "Transformation From Within" and we are in need of mentors and volunteers. 
If you're interested email with your name and a short description of the kind of involvement you'd like to provide and if you have any particular skill set or resources you'd like to share.

Mission: To serve all of David W. Carter High School by strengthening the culture of college and career readiness for every student
Vision: To cultivate a community of partners working together to transform from within our mission and goals

Needing "Mentor" Presenters
  • 12th graders [200 students]
    • Morning 90 min session
  • 9th graders [300-400 students]
    • Afternoon 90 min session
  • 4th Friday of every month
  • Seeking One-on-One Mentors
Upcoming Schedule:
Dec. 11 - Manage Your Time
Jan. 29 - Choose the Right School for You
Feb. 26 - Choose the Right Curriculum for You

Where: David W. Carter High School            
              1819 W. Wheatland Rd. Dallas, TX 75232


SHPE DFW @ Parents Step Ahead's
10th Annual Parents of the Year Gala

Monday, December 7, 2015
Dallas, TX

SHPE DFW supported Parents Step Ahead's Annual Gala as guests of Latina Style Inc.
All willing baskets in the raffle too!

SHPE DFW @ Dallas ISD AVID Family STEAM Night

Friday, November 20, 2015
Greiner Middle School
Dallas, TX

SHPE DFW hosted 2 hands-on STEM activities!
We had a blast engaging both parents and their children in our fun critical thinking and math applications.


SHPE DFW @ Texas Tech Univeristy 

Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Lubbock, TX

Juan Nevarez, SHPE DFW's Professional Development Director, returned to his alma mater to present to the SHPE Texas Tech Student Chapter. His agenda included our SHPE DFW Professional chapter, his Industry Journey, and his insider's perspective on the Oil & Gas industry. The Texas Tech Raiders expressed their excitement and gratitude for Juan's time and presentation via their social media sites.

If you have any events/information you'd like to
share with the SHPE DFW chapter please do so by filling out the "Contact Us" form on the website:

SHPE DFW Board of Directors:
Clemente Quinones (President) ● Rudy Treviño (Vice-President)
Ingrid Campos (Secretary) ● Andrea Valdivia (Treasurer) 
David Cruz (SHPE Jr. Chair) ●  
Juan Nevarez (Professional Development Director)
Brianne Martin (Community Outreach) ● Juan Meza (Membership Director)
Raul Asencio (Webmaster)

It's a new SHPE Year!

Don't Forget to Renew your MemberSHPE

Membership is $65 (free for recent grads) and provides access to a wealth of resources within the SHPE community - jobs, conferences, scholarships and resources for grad school, networking.

click HERE to renew or become a new member!

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Save the date

Hulcy STEAM Middle School
Dec 10th
Dallas, TX
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Carter High School Mentorship
Dec. 11th
Dallas, TX

Network After Work
Dec 16th
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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