THE CENTER FOR EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT & INNOVATION
“Texas Regional Collaborative for Excellence in Science Teaching 14-15”
THE CENTER FOR EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND INNOVATION HAS BEEN AWARDED $160,000 TO IMPLEMENT A RESEARCH-BASED PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TRAINING MODEL
The Dean of the College of Education, Dr. Miguel Ángel Escotet received notification that The Center for Educational Development and Innovation and its Texas Regional Collaborative for Excellence in Science Teaching Program (TRC-Science) have been awarded a $160,000 grant from UT Austin/Texas Education Agency/U.S. Department of Education. The Texas Regional Collaborative for Excellence in Science Teaching will provide an average of 100 documented contact hours of high quality, sustained, and intensive professional development and mentoring to 35 science teachers from (5) high-need school districts, grades P-12, focused on improving the biology and environmental sciences content knowledge and instructional skills. In addition, the program will provide tuition & fees for graduate courses, books, travel, and resources to the participants.
Reynaldo Ramirez, Ed. D.
Associate Professor and Chair
Department of Teaching, Learning,
We would like to extend our appreciation to our school district partners for their continued collaborative efforts and commitment to support teacher participation:
- Brownsville ISD (Dr. Carl A. Montoya/Dr. Sylvia P. Atkinson)
- Harlingen CISD (Dr. Arturo Cavazos)
- La Joya ISD (Dr. Alda T. Benavides)
- Los Fresnos CISD (Mr. Gonzalo Salazar)
- Point Isabel ISD (Dr. Lisa Garcia/Ms. Ana Holland)
Congratulations to Project Director Dr. Reynaldo Ramirez, Jr., and Co-Project Directors, Dr. Gene J. Paull and Dr. Gregorio Garcia!
LINK FOR TEACHER APPLICANTS:
“TEACHING, LEARNING AND SCHOLARLY INQUIRY FOR AN INTERCULTURAL WORLD”