Welcome to the inaugural edition of the USEA newsletter!

The purpose of the newsletter is to share relevant national news and opportunities for engagement with USEA members. We hope you enjoy this first issue, and look forward to bringing you another newsletter this summer.

Thanks, and enjoy!
Mariam Manuel, USEA Publications Committee Chair

USEA Board Updating Strategic Plan

The USEA Executive Board held its winter meeting on February 9, 2017, where the agenda primarily focused on revising the USEA Strategic Plan to reflect the changing needs of the association. Board members began the discussion by reviewing the results of a survey that was administered to members regarding the services and priorities on which the Board should focus for the next three to five years.

Read more here.

Upcoming Events:

USEA Annual Business Meeting
May 25, 2017 at 1:00 pm
AT&T Conference Center
Austin, Texas

Annual UTeach Conference
May 23-25, 2017
AT&T Conference Center
Austin, Texas

UTeach Alumni and STEM Educators Conference
July 13-14, 2017
Commons Learning Center
Austin, Texas

Welcome New USEA K–12 Affiliate Member!

KIPP: Pleasant Grove Primary Charter School

Welcome New USEA University Affiliate Member!

University of West Florida

Students of UTeach Graduates Learn More

During the 20 years UTeach has prepared teachers, many have asked for evidence that high school students learn more if their teachers come from UTeach. Two recent studies from Texas show that students of UTeach graduates do learn more. Read about it on the new UTeach Blog.

Alumni Corner

Congratulations to UTeach Alumni Richard Wright of UTeach Austin and Geoffrey Hart of teachHouston, who were selected as local PhysTEC teachers of the year! This award is designed to highlight the impact of recent graduates from physics teacher preparation programs in the classroom.

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USEA Executive Board, 2016–2017

Pradeep (Max) Dass, President
Michael Odell, Vice President/President-Elect
Mariam Manuel, Secretary-Treasurer
Theresa Hopkins, Member-at-Large
Paige Evans, Member-at-Large
Martha Day, Immediate Past President

More information about the Executive Board members.

Publications Committee:

Mariam Manuel, Chair
UTeach Alumna and Master Teacher, teachHouston

Katherine Arrington, Member
UTeach Alumna and K-12 Systems Manager,
Charles A. Dana Center, University of Texas at Austin

Kim Distin, Member, Program Coordinator, UTeach Dallas

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