Dr. Ann David
University of the Incarnate Word
Dr. Ann D. David, the TCTELA University Teacher of the Year, is both an outstanding educator and strong advocate for teachers, students, and schools. In her work with preservice teachers, she has mentored countless new educators as they begin their professional journey. A noted presenter of professional development on writing, Ann has helped countless teachers hone their craft. Her work centers on respectful interactions, high expectations, and inspiring early-stage teachers to value the common good. Further, she advocates for positive change through her work with the National Council of Teachers of English, serving on the Standing Committee Against Censorship and the Commission on Teaching Writing. Ann shares her expertise by frequently publishing in journals such as English in Texas and English Journal. Through her leadership, Ann is a shining example of the TCTELA University Teacher of the Year.