THE CENTER FOR EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT & INNOVATION
“Texas Regional Collaborative for Excellence in Mathematics Teaching 14-15”
THE CENTER FOR EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND INNOVATION HAS BEEN AWARDED $115,000 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 Mathematics Teaching Program (TRC-Math) have been awarded a $115,000 grant from UT Austin/Texas Education Agency/U.S. Department of Education. The Texas Regional Collaborative for Excellence in Mathematics Teaching will provide an average of 100 documented contact hours of high quality, sustained, and intensive professional development and mentoring to 25 math teachers from (5) high-need school districts, grades P-12, focused on improving the algebra and geometry content knowledge and instructional skills. In addition, the program will provide tuition & fees for graduate courses, books, travel, and resources to the participants.
James Telese, Ph.D.
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. James A. Telese!
LINK FOR TEACHER APPLICANTS:
“TEACHING, LEARNING AND SCHOLARLY INQUIRY FOR AN INTERCULTURAL WORLD”