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.