DATE: July 21, 2014
THE ADMINISTRATOR ADDRESSED
Distinguished Teacher and Principal Talent Pool
Texas Education Agency (TEA) would like to invite the education community to
recommend distinguished classroom teachers and/or principals to be included in
the Texas talent pool.
invite you to recommend distinguished classroom teachers and/or principals who
have demonstrated all of the following:
educational talent as evidenced by effective instructional practices and
student learning results in the classroom and school;
educational accomplishments beyond the classroom that provide models of
excellence for the profession;
- Contributions to education that are largely unheralded yet worthy
of the spotlight;
long-range potential, as an early- to mid-career educator, for professional and
policy leadership; and
- Engaging and inspiring presence
that motivates and impacts students, colleagues and the community.
The Talent Pool Recommendation Form. Please complete a separate form for each
individual including a one-page letter explaining how this person meets the
criteria outlined in this letter and a resume for each recommendation. All
nominations must be received by 5:00 PM on August 4, 2014.
look forward to working with you as we continue our efforts to recognize the
distinguished teachers and/or principals in the state. For more information, please contact Priscilla
Flores at (512) 463-2395 or by email at Priscilla.Flores@tea.texas.gov.
Leadership and Quality