Sponsorship of Dr. Francyne Huckaby new book : Researching Resistance: Public Education after Neoliberalism
CPE helped sponsored some of the illustrations included in Dr. Francyne Huckaby’s new book: Researching Resistance: Public Education after Neoliberalism (Qualitative Inquiry: Critical Ethics, Justice, and Activism).
Sponsorship to Attend the Language Teaching Conference (SWCOLT) 2019
CPE sponsored two TCU, College of Education students to attend a 3 day Language Teaching Conference, located in Fort Worth, for preservice or service foreign language teachers across the Southwest region.
Rhoer College Visit 2019 – Dr. Endia Lindo
CPE funded this initiative by Dr. Endia Lindo, who on April 6, 2019, brought to TCU campus 35 young ladies, members of the Rhoer affiliate group of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, a historically black Greek-letter organization founded by seven educators. The Rhoer Club is a national organization that works to build leadership skills and encourage community engagement of its members.
Sister-to-Sister Summit- Dr. Cecilia Silva
CPE awarded support to Dr. Cecilia Silva’s Sister-to-Sister 2019 Volunteer Training (September 27th and October 4th) which seeks to recruit and train 50 college female volunteers as mentors the the Sister-to-Sister Summit (S2S Summit). The S2S Summit supports sixth, seventh and eight grade schools in identifying issue relevant to middle school students, and developing the tools for implementing change in their personal lives, schools, and communities.
COE READS : BOOK CLUB
CPE provided 25 copies of “Whistling Vivaldi” by Claude M. Steele, for the participants of the College of Education book club, and provided snacks for each discussion meeting.
PUBLIC SCHOOL ADVOCACY
CPE purchased and delivered 2000 yard signs “Public School Proud” to the following School Districts:
- Crowley ISD.
- Aledo ISD.
- Weatherford ISD.
- Joshua ISD.
- Stephenville ISD.
- Hamilton ISD.
- Travis County.
- Kerr County.
- Fort Worth ISD.
- Everman ISD.
- Mansfield ISD.
- Kennedale ISD.
- Glenn Rose ISD.
- Eagle Mountain – Saginaw ISD.
Dr. Marla McGhee, Director of the Center for Public Education, also encouraged the College of Education faculty, to write to the Senate Education Committee, supporting Public Schools in the 86th legislative session in Austin, TX.
RHOER CLUB : TCU VISIT
This is an annual event CPE supports, in collaboration with Dr. Endia Lindo, to bring young women of color into the TCU campus. On April 6, 2019, CPE provided lunch for 45 attendees, t-shirts and TCU theme items.
HOW TO ADULT CONFERENCE
On April 18, 2019, CPE provided lunch at the BLUU for 72 high school students/teachers from Crowley ISD, in collaboration with Dr. Anthony Johnson.
BILINGUAL SPECIAL EDUCATION
CPE provided $1,200 to assist in the travel expenses for guest speaker Dr. María Franquiz who participated in the third annual bilingual round table. This year’s theme was “Bilingual Special Education, Instruction and Advocacy”.
COE READS : FINAL MEETING
CPE provided lunch boxes to the attendees of the 3rd and final meeting on May 2, 2019.
FWISD BATTLE OF THE BOOKS
CPE donated 8 signs printed for the College of Education sponsored event with FWISD Battle of the books. 66 elementary schools participated on May 22, and 24 middle and high schools participated on May 23.
2019 CULTURAL STUDIES ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE
CPE provided $1,450 to Dr. Gabriel Huddleston to attend the 2019 Cultural Studies Association Conference (CSA) from May 30 – June 1, 2019 in New Orleans.
STATE CONVENTION OF THE DELTA KAPPA GAMMA SOCIETY INTERNATIONAL
CPE donated 1,100 notebooks to the State Convention where more than 1,000 women educators (retired and current) were expected to attend. This event took place in Arlington, TX from June 16 – 22, 2019.
2019 Scripps Regional Spelling Bee
North Texas students competed to represent our region in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram was a co-sponsor of this event. The winner Maitri Kovuru McLean Middle School eighth-grader Maitri Kovuru prevailed over Bethesda Christian School seventh-grader Hephzibah Sujoe. After 63 rounds — 43 rounds with only the two of them still standing — the girls squared off over a written test.