New streamlined Science TEKS will be implemented during the 2018-2019 school year.
TEA is seeking input on the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) by August 29. Information is here.
Our next meeting will be at Region 10 ESC in Richardson, Texas on Friday, March 2. Registration is now open!
Our 2017-18 officers are Shane Woods, President; Cynthia Ontiveros, Past President; Michael Brinkman, President Elect; Debbie Richards, Treasurer; and Laurel Frank, Secretary.
Congratulations to Lora Holt as the 2016 Outstanding Leadership in Science Education Awardee! Thanks to our wonderful Delta/Frey reps, Verne Isbell and Whitney West, for sponsoring the award.
Streamlined Science TEKS
The State Board of Education (SBOE) gave final approval on April 21, 2017, to the streamlined science TEKS for K-8 science and four high school science courses. The streamlined TEKS will be implemented in classrooms beginning with the 2018-2019 school year. You can access the revised TEKS here.
Award Nomination - TSELA Outstanding Leadership in Science Education - Due by October 2018
This prestigious award recognizes and honors a TSELA member, who through their professional work, has demonstrated outstanding leadership in science education at the school, district, county, regional, and/or state level.
The award is presented at the TSELA meeting at CAST (Houston). The award is accompanied by a check for $750 and a plaque donated by Delta Education/FOSS/Frey/CPO.
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