Austin ISD Social Studies Weekly
December 14 - January 3
Staff Update: New Statewide Social Studies Coordinator
TEA is pleased to welcome Jim Doris to the Curriculum Division as our new Statewide Social Studies Coordinator. Jim comes to the agency with a plethora of experience in social studies education and publishing. Please join us in congratulating Jim. His contact information is as follows.
TEA Curriculum Division Employment Opportunity
The following job opportunity is currently available in the Texas Education Agency’s Curriculum Division:
Program Specialist VI – Curriculum Specialist
Posting scheduled to close December 22, 2015, at 5:00 pm Central Time.
Additional information regarding the position and access to the application are available at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/tea/default.cfm.
Please feel free to forward this announcement to anyone you think may be qualified for and interested in the posting.
CenTex History Fair 2016
Experiential Exercises in Economics
Global Refugees: Human Rights, Responsibilities, and Responses
July 11-15, 2016
Application Deadline: Tuesday, March 1, 2016
The Choices Leadership Institute is an opportunity to immerse yourself in the Choices Program’s award-winning curriculum materials and approach, engage with scholars on the topic of global refugees, and plan strategies for introducing the Choices Program to your school, district, and larger educational community. Participants will examine instructional strategies for engaging secondary students in the study of contested international issues, share best practices with other dedicated and innovative teachers, and plan effective professional development and outreach activities.