Reading Practices

 

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As reading and writing are foundational to school success, TEA works to ensure that all Texas students have access to high-quality reading and writing instruction and highly-effective teachers. House Bill 3 addresses key reading practices which are detailed on this webpage.

Updates

Newest updates will always be provided at the top of this section.

Expert Reading Panel - Call for Applicants

Panelist Responsibilities

  • Define the authorized provider selection rubric
  • Serve on a quality assurance work group
  • Establish inter-rater reliability with other expert panelist
  • Agree to the statement of work and level of effort during the designated review panel windows

How to Apply

  1. Email a resume and letter of interest to cohortleaderreviewpanel@westat.com
  2. Complete a multiple choice screening test delivered via a learning management system.
  3. Finalist will be invited for an interview.

If accepted, expert reading panelist are not eligible to serve as cohort leaders or authorized providers.

Panelists will be asked to certify that they have no conflicts of interest.

Panelist receive an honorarium equivalent to $50/hr. and travel reimbursement.

Visit https://tea.texas.gov/reading for more information about Texas Reading Academies

 

 

 

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K-3 Reading Academies

The HB3 Reading Academies will provide educators with the essential skills needed to ensure children develop a strong foundation in reading and writing.

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Science of Teaching Reading Exam

To teach PK-grade 6 new candidates must demonstrate proficiency on the Science of Teaching Reading Certification Examination after January 2021.

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Reading Advisory Committee

HB3 requires establishment of an advisory board for reading standards.

 

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Phonics Curriculum

Coming Soon

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Highly Effective Teachers

Coming Soon

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Integrated Reading Instruments

Coming Soon

 

 

See below for the HB 3 video presentations on Reading Practices and Reading Academies

HB 3 in 30: Reading Practices Part 3 (1-29-2020)

 

HB 3 in 30: Reading Practices Part 2 (11-21-2019)

Downloadable PDF of Presentation