The first section meeting of 2018 will be held from 3:00-4:00 in Galveston, Texas

The first section meeting of 2018 will be held from 3:00-4:00 in Galveston, Texas

Each section is chaired by a TCTELA member that is also a member of the board. 

elementary-level section

Function: PK-5 teachers and teacher leaders in the Elementary Section will get together to discuss grade-level successes, meet virtually across the state, and address concerns for their grade band. Among many opportunities throughout the year, this section can address early literacy needs across the state in both ELAR and SLAR.

Chair: Amelia Hewitt, University of Houston-Downtown

 


middle-level section

Function: Grades 6-8 teachers and teacher leaders in the Middle School Section will get together to discuss grade-level successes, meet virtually across the state, and address concerns for their grade band. Among many opportunities throughout the year, this section can help devise a profile for more diverse reading opportunities across Texas.

Chair: Donna Brown, Clear Creek ISD

 

HIGH-SCHOOL LEVEL SECTION

Function: Grades 9-12 teachers and teacher leaders in the High School Section will get together to discuss grade-level successes, meet virtually across the state, and address concerns for their grade band. Among many opportunities throughout the year, this section can address both college and career successes for students with varying needs as they exit high school.

Chair: Josh Cooper, Conroe ISD



teacher-development section

Function: Coordinators, college professors, directors, instructional officers, instructional coaches, specialists, and anyone who supports teacher education PK-16 can find a home in the Teacher Development Section of TCTELA.  Among many opportunities throughout the year, this section can discuss varying support and structures for both teacher development and teacher education. 

Chair: Tomasina Burkhardt, Region 10

 

Pre-Service Teacher (Ad Hoc)

Function: To involve pre-service teachers in professional and leadership development through TCTELA prior to entering the classroom.

Chair: Heather Echols

 

LOCAL ARRANGEMENTS

Function: To support research-based professional development that reflects the core values and mission of TCTELA.

Chairs: Shannon R. Abercrombie, Region 20