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    Hello Everyone, I am DongMei (May) from Austin ISD, a new member since May 2024. I am the evaluator of our district's Javits GT program. I got exposed to GT education for less than 2 years and I have learned a lot from my Austin ISD colleagues in the ...

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    Hi Dana! Welcome to TAGT. I hope you will consider joining the New Coordinator Boot Camp on August 2nd. https://www.txgifted.org/new-coordinator . Not only will this camp provide information and resources, but you will meet others who can support ...

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  • Richardson, Texas, Posting Number: F00851P Department: Interdisciplinary Studies Salary Range: Negotiable Pay Basis: Monthly Position Status: Regular part-time Location: Richardson Job Summary: The School of Interdisciplinary Studies seeks a part-time lecturer for the Fall 2024 semester as a University Field Supervisor ( UFS ). University Field Supervisors are required to supervise, mentor and interact with pre-service teacher candidates, campus principals, and their cooperating/host/mentor teachers as prescribed by the Texas Education Agency ( TEA ). Through observation, assessment and evaluation of pre-service candidates, field supervisors are responsible for providing high-quality feedback to candidates that result in actionable improvement of their practice. Additionally UFS are expected to interact and collaborate with TDC faculty and staff as needed to execute their responsibilities in a timely manner. They are also required to attend all UFS meetings, participate in the design and delivery of candidate seminars, and meet regularly with their pre-service candidate cohorts. UFS are responsible for completing all TEA and TDC documentation required for pre-service candidates. Minimum Qualifications: An earned graduate degree appropriate to the academic discipline/topic and a record of productivity and professional achievement. Preferred Education and Experience: A Master's degree in Education or closely related field. Texas certified elementary (EC-6), secondary (4-8 and/or 7-12) content field classroom teacher and/or Texas principal certification, and at least five years teaching experience with children EC-6, 4-8 and/or 7-12. Important Message: 1) All employees serve as a representative of the University and are expected to display respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public. 2) The University of Texas at Dallas is committed to providing an educational, living, and working environment that is welcoming, respectful, and inclusive of all members of the university community. UT Dallas does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its services, programs, activities, employment, and education, including in admission and enrollment. EOE , including disability/veterans. The University is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities. To request reasonable accommodation in the employment application and interview process, contact the ADA Coordinator . For inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies, contact the Title IX Coordinator .
  • Huntsville, Texas, Requisition: 202400105F Hiring Salary/Recruiting Range: Commensurate with education and experience. Department: School of Music General Requirements: The applicant must work collegially and be committed to undergraduate education. Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties: Teach undergraduate applied harp. Teach other related subjects based on qualifications and departmental needs. Other Specifications/Instructions for the Position: Submit application, letter of interest, vitae, university transcripts and three letters of recommendation. Other supporting materials may be requested at a later date. In order to help provide a safe and secure educational environment, Sam Houston State University verifies the accuracy of all credentials presented by applicants and conducts a criminal background check on every new hire. Questions regarding the search may be directed to: Dr. Scott D. Plugge Chair – Harp Search Committee, School of Music, Sam Houston State University, PO Box 2208, Huntsville, TX 77341-2208. Educational Requirements for the Position (Faculty Positions Only): Master in Music required. Doctorate preferred. Experience Required for the Position (Faculty Positions Only): All applicants will be considered, but particular interest will be given to those with a successful record of teaching at the university level.
  • Huntsville, Texas, Requisition: 202400104F Hiring Salary/Recruiting Range: Highly competitive and commensurate with education and experience. Department: School of Music General Requirements: All School of Music faculty members are expected to maintain a record of performances, service, and creative productivity that indicates continuing growth of national and international visibility. The applicant must work collegially with others and be committed to undergraduate education. Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties: Teaches undergraduate and graduate applied horn lessons, actively recruits and maintains a thriving studio. Assists with the organization and production of brass area events, performs with the faculty brass quintet, and participates in department, college, and university service. Teaches other related subjects, if necessary, based on qualifications and departmental needs. Other Specifications/Instructions for the Position: Submit application, letter of interest, vitae, university transcripts, three current letters of recommendation, contact information for three additional references (please list these additional references in the

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  • In October of this year, I was informed that TAGT would no longer be supporting gtchat. Our final chat with TAGTs support was December 21st. I’d like to express my gratitude to TXGifted for their support over the past 12 years. In 2024, #gtchat will chart a new course. (See joint statement below.) I would Continue reading A Look Back and a LookAhead

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