Pressing Matters

TCEA members are using technology to engage students and get them excited about learning. Read more about our innovative members making news in our press release archive below.

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  • May 24, 2017Austin, Texas: It was recently announced that Michelle Cooper is being honored as one of Tech & Learning’s Leaders of the Year. The annual award is given to K-12 administrators, technology coordinators, and teachers who use technology in innovative ways to improve teaching and learning. Cooper is invited to attend the awards reception […]

  • May 22, 2017Austin, Texas: On Saturday, approximately 800 students in grades 4-12 competed in the TCEA State Robotics Contest, held at Hutto High School. Students competed in two different parts of the contest: Arena or Inventions. The first, the Arena, tasked students with solving a prescribed problem using robotics. The second, Inventions, was a more […]

  • May 18, 2017Austin, Texas: The month before their June conference in San Antonio, the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) announced the winners of their 2017 awards. These awards honor educators leading the way to connected learning. This year the winner of the Award for Outstanding Leadership went to Rafranz Davis, who is a […]

  • May 17, 2017Austin, Texas: TCEA is pleased to announce the newest edition to our Board of Directors: Mindi Vandagriff. The Board of Directors is comprised of 27 education leaders, including seven executive committee members and 20 area directors, who each serve an area aligned with Texas’ Regional Education Service Centers. Vandagriff will serve as the […]

  • May 2, 2017Austin, Texas: A number of teams from schools throughout Texas competed in TCEA’s first 3D Design Contest. In its pilot year, the contest was only open to high school students; however, TCEA hopes to expand the contest to include more grade levels in subsequent years. All entries were judged by TCEA members who […]


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