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TEam Member Spotlight: Michael Warburton

What is your role on the TEam? I am excited to be joining the Teaching Excellence team as an Instructional Coach for the 2013-2014 school year. I will be transitioning from my current position as a 9th Grade English Instructor at YES Prep North Forest where I also coached Men’s Volleyball and Girl’s Soccer. Where … Continue reading

TEam Member Spotlight: Emily Ewing

What is your role on the TEam? I am an Operations Coordinator for TE. What this means is that I help with the planning and logistics of Induction, PLS and certification. Where did you study? List all that apply. I received my BBA from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. Why are you passionate … Continue reading

TEam Member Spotlight: JoAnna Duncan

What is your role on the TEam? I’m an Instructional Coach. Where did you study? List all that apply. I studied Public Relations and Education at the University of Florida, and I also studied Education at the University of St. Thomas. Why are you passionate about education and teacher development? I love inspiring teachers in … Continue reading

TEam Member Spotlight: Jaclyn McCormick

What is your role on the TEam? Instructional Coach Where did you study? The University of Pittsburgh Why are you passionate about education and teacher development? I became passionate about education after working for two years in Baton Rouge, LA through Teach For America. There I saw firsthand students who received a second-rate education because … Continue reading

TEam Member Spotlight: Calvin J. Stocker

What is your role on the TEam? Instructional Coach with Teaching Excellence Where did you study? List all that apply. University of Minnesota (Go Gophers!) Abilene Christian University Why are you passionate about education and teacher development? Every child, no matter their socio-economic status, deserves the right to attain an excellent education! An education is … Continue reading

TEam Member Spotlight: Molly Beckmann

What is your role on the TEam? I am an Instructional Coach. I coach 8 teachers at 3 different KIPP and YES Prep schools. Where did you study? List all that apply. I studied Psychology at Goucher College in Baltimore, MD and did an internship in Paris, France through a program called Internships in Francophone … Continue reading

TEam Member Spotlight: Lisina Russo

What is your role on the TEam? I’m an Instructional Coach. Where did you study? List all that apply. I studied Business Administration and Studio Art at The State University of New York (SUNY) at Geneseo. Why are you passionate about education and teacher development? I am passionate about education and teacher development, because I … Continue reading

Team Member Spotlight: Grant McCollor

Seventeen years earlier – same shirt, same size nose! What is your role on the TEam? I’m the creature in the “Creativity Cave” (i.e. visuals genie) [Ronda’s Note: Grant worked with us this summer at Induction. He’s back at Southwest now, teachin’ ’em up this school year!] Where did you study?  List all that apply. … Continue reading

TEam Member Spotlight: Michael Warburton

What is your role on the TEam? I am excited to be an Instructional Teacher Leader this summer for TE. Where did you study? List all that apply. I spent my undergraduate career at the wonderful University of Virginia. Why are you passionate about education and teacher development? It is critical to provide every student, … Continue reading

TEam Member Spotlight: Stephanie Sullenger

What is your role on the TEam? Induction Teacher Leader (ITL) Where did you study? List all that apply. University of Texas at Austin, Hook ‘Em! \m/ Why are you passionate about education and teacher development? Given the right circumstances every student can be successful. The teacher is the deciding factor in the classroom, each … Continue reading

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