ETIP Teachers Academy: Summer 2022

Application Deadline: May 1, 2022

The ETIP Teachers Academy invites eligible K – 8 teachers who have specialized training and expertise to support instruction for students designated gifted and talented or ESL/ELL. We encourage applications from Texas teachers who meet all of the eligibility criteria and who hold 30 hours or more in Gifted/Talented Education Training.

Eligibility: To be eligible for the ETIP Teachers Academy you must:

  • Be a full-time Texas school teacher, grades K – 8, with at least two years of teaching experience.
  • K-5 teachers should demonstrate core teaching experience in one of the following categories: Reading, ELA, Science, Social Science or Mathematics.
  • 6-8 teachers should demonstrate a course load consisting of 60% Reading, ELA, Science, Mathematics or Social Science courses.
  • Applicants should exhibit a rating of “Proficient,” “Distinguished” or “Accomplished” on the Texas Teacher Evaluation and Support System (T-TESS) in the INSTRUCTION Dimensions or the equivalent.

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Admissions Criteria

Teacher Personal Statement

Write a one-page personal statement. Include:

  1. Why you are applying for the ETIP Teachers Academy.
  2. Explain your vision and beliefs about teaching.
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    Most recent T-TESS appraisal from the completed academic year.

    For private school instructors, please upload your latest annual review or the equivalent.

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      Additional Files

      Please upload the additional documents:

      1. Two Letters of Recommendation: one from your principal or administrator and one from a colleague
      2. Resume

      Teachers will be required to complete a full background check before the academy begins.

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        Only complete applications submitted by the deadline are reviewed for admission.

        Application Deadline: May 1, 2022