TCTELA will advance the literacy growth of all Texas students by developing a network of diverse professionals and by providing professional development based on best practices in education.
 

Core Values

Texas students need drive decision-making at TCTELA.
TCTELA offers something unique and crucial to ELAR educators.
The work of teaching is best done in collaboration, not isolation.
Reading and writing are reciprocal and interconnected.
TCTELA advocates for students and educators.
 

Vision

The vision of TCTELA is to be recognized by educators, policy makers, and other stakeholders as a leading voice in the field of ELAR.


Goals

Goal 1: TCTELA will strengthen its standing in the field of education as a key professional organization with a long, reliable history of commitment to best practices in ELAR education.
Goal 2: TCTELA will foster a collaborative community of professionals who learn and explore research-based instructional practices that ultimately impact student success.
Goal 3: TCTELA will offer research-based professional development for every ELA professional throughout the state.

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TCTELA Past Presidents

2017-18
2016-17
2015-16
2014-15
2013-14
2012-13
2011-12
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Margaret Hale (Current)
Kim Pinkerton
Cindy Benge
Tim Martindell
Kay Shurtleff
Katrina Gonzales
Martha Medlock
Dr. Carol Revelle
Dr. Joan Scott Curtis
Dr. Carol  Bedard
Georgia  Edwards
Alana Morris
Michael  Guevara
Lynn Masterson
Mary Stockton
Kim Kunczt
Linda Buie
Valerie Taylor
Carolyn Mashburn
Carol Hovland
Teri Marshall
Dr. Teri Lesesne
Stephanie Yearwood
Dr. Shirley Wright
Eileen Lundy
Ellen Harrison
Ginna Rhodes
Jeffrey DeLotto
Bettye Mischen
 Dr. William Tanner
Betty Gray
Dr. Edmund Farrell
Karen Kutiper
Dr. Joyce Caroll
Neil  Duncan
Pat Mengwasser
Ed Kotch
Martha Thomas
Evelyn McMillen
Alberta Maddox
James Culp
Goldie West
Ozella Dew
Ron Lindsey
Grace Wilson
Werna Harrison
  
  
  
  
  
  
Geneva Pilgrim