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Edmund J. Farrell Distinguished Service and Achievement AwardThis award recognizes Dr. Farrell’s profound impact on the profession of English/language arts education, commitment to excellence in the teaching of English, and continued dedication to...

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Section Chairs

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 opportuniti...

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Strategic Plan

Texas Council of Teachers of English Language Arts Strategic Plan 2019 - 2024  Mission: TCTELA will advance the literacy growth of all Texas students by developing a network of diverse professionals and by providing professional development based ...

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Rising Leaders

Who are TCTELA Rising Leaders? Rising Leaders: Demonstrate a passion for teaching, learning, and leadership in English language arts Collectively exhibit a broad range of diversity in position, location, cultural background, and perspective Hold ...

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