Tag archives for Texas STAR

  1. New Texas STAR honored as Golden Apple finalist

    During each TCEA conference, the best and brightest educators in Texas are recognized at the Golden Apple Awards ceremony. This year, one of our own Texas STARs, Andrea Keller, was honored as one of three finalists for the Teacher of the Year award. Andrea is a special education teacher in Irving. She utilizes technology every […]

  2. New STARs Over Texas

    Texas might be known as the Lone Star State, but within the DEN it is the Many STAR State. We currently have 296 STARs and that number is increasing all the time. In fact since July 16th, we have had 32 people apply and become STARs. We would like to welcome them and will be […]

  3. Award-Winning Stars!

    Each year, TCEA gives awards to teachers across the state. Two of the awards this last year went to two of our great DEN Stars out of Bastrop, Texas. Peggy Perkins (on left) won the Professional Educator Grant at TCEA in February.  Her main job is to be the GT Support Teacher at Mina Elementary […]

  4. TCEA and the DEN

    UPDATE  2-7-10 The survey results show Wednesday and Thursday noon in a tie for first place as choice for our tweetup meetup eatup.  So I am making an “executive decision” and saying that we will have our DEN fellowship on Thursday at 12. For those meeting in person, we will gather at the convention center exhibits […]

  5. DEN STAR Presentation at TCEA

    Collette Barragan, DEN Star member and Elementary Fine Arts teacher/Technology Integration Professional for Fort Stockton I.S.D. will be presenting the high energy RM Easiteach Dancemat at TCEA. Collette will be giving the audience a first-hand look at the Dancemat and it’s possibilites. She will also be letting the audience dance their way to higher knowledge […]

  6. A Den Shining Star

    Lori Reed, a Texas DEN Star Educator, is featured SmartTechnologies website.  Catch her shining moment at http://smarttech.com/ !  What creative ways do you have to use interactive whiteboards, like the Smart Board, with Discovery products?  If you have a special  moment –  such as being featured on a website, presenting at a conference, receiving an award, or […]

  7. Our Texas Den Stars Shine at Upcoming Conferences

    Mary Carole Strother: ·         ebooks for ekids  02-10-2010 TCEA Presentation – 50 Minute session #100527 Elaine Plybon: ·         Thursday, 02/10: Getting Started in Second Life – TCEA 90 minute workshop 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. session #100081 ·         Friday, 02/11: Discovery Streaming Exploration: Discovering What We Already Have! – TCEA 3 hour workshop 8:00 a.m. […]

  8. October Texas STAR!

    I know I’m a little late getting this up, but believe me, this STAR is worth waiting for! Our Texas STAR for the month of October is Lea Anne Daughrity. Lea Anne has had an interesting life and is totally dedicated to the DEN and what it stands for. Read on! ********************************** Lea Anne Daughrity […]

  9. September Texas STAR

    September’s Texas STAR is Betsy Ruffin, who has been a very active DEN member and has guest-blogged on the Texas DEN Blog, as well. Please comment and congratulate Betsy on a job well done! Read about Betsy here: ____________________________________________ Currently an elementary librarian and technologist, Betsy Ruffin has had a varied educational career and seen […]

  10. Welcome New Texas STARS!

    I’m trying to begin the new year with a new blog feature which welcomes new DEN STARS in Texas. I apologize to the many new STARS who signed up last year and who did not get mentioned on the blog. Please know that the Leadership Council are very happy to have you join us, even […]

  11. Meet Your July Texas STARs!

    This month’s Texas STARs are:  Lori Reed (who will be attending the Bahamas Institute), and Vanessa Jones (who will be attending the Berkeley Institute) — read all about them here, and watch for guest blogger posts from them as they attend National Institute! Lori Reed teaches 3rd graders at Kress Ind. School District in Kress, […]