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TCTELA Awards Links for nominations can be found below.   Teacher of the Year Nomination (You may nominate for each section!)The TCTELA annual Teacher of the Year awards recognize outstanding elementary, middle school, high school, and college e...

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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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Rising Leader Cohorts

2021-2023 Ivy Gowdy Bria Morris Lucila Lopez Roxanna Massey   2020-2022  Markesha Tisby Chevondolyn Williams Janeth Cornejo Bobbi Sinclair   2019-2021 Isabel Tuliao Lawanda Williams Eva Goins Ande Parlow        

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