SBOE vetoes 4 of 7 new charter applicants
Governor sets special session date for July 8
Texas AFT Convention: Officers re-elected
This past weekend, Texas AFT held our 30th biennial convention, and our first virtual convention.
A full wrap-up of convention business will appear in next week’s Hotline, but we will take a moment now to congratulate President Zeph Capo and Secretary-Treasurer Ray McMurrey on their re-election to another two-year term.
What educators stand to gain and lose from the redistricting battle this fall
TEA releases guidance on remote instruction options for districts
TEACH 2021 will will be held virtually this year on July 6-10 and will feature:
- Inspiring speakers on key issues, like rebuilding academically from the pandemic and creating anti-racist communities
- Engaging cross-curricular sessions with meaningful tools and resources to use in your school
- Solutions to ensure students’ social emotional learning and the freedom to thrive
- Opportunities to collaborate with colleagues
Register now! You can also join the TEACH 2021 community on Share My Lesson to review conference content from 2019, find related resources, and join the discussion about what you hope to see at TEACH 2021.
Bridges Institute for Professional Development: Upcoming Webinar
Culturally Responsive Pedagogy
June 30, 10 a.m.–noon
In this session participants will operationalize the connection between culture and cognition, design strength-focused lessons and activities, and implement research-based pedagogy in classrooms with ethnically diverse students. Register here.