ATE in the News

 

2016

ATE brings service learning opportunities to COE

COEHD News (September 2016)

The College of Education and Human Development’s Academy for Teacher Excellence (ATE) and the Center for Civic Engagement have partnered up with the College of Engineering (COE) to bring service learning opportunities to students in a whole new way.

 

ATE hosts 2016 Summer Bridging Institute

COEHD News (July 2016)

Participants at the Academy for Teacher Excellence’s annual Summer Bridging Institute partnered together the week of July 11th to explore ways to stimulate, guide, and build capacity of diverse student populations.

 

Academy for Teacher Excellence to host End of Year Celebration

COEHD News (April 2016)

The Academy for Teacher Excellence (ATE) in the College of Education and Human Development (COEHD) at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) will be hosting an End of Year Celebration to honor día del niño (Day of the Child) on Saturday, April 30 from 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. at the UTSA Downtown campus.

 

UTSA, SAISD partner to launch San Antonio’s first community laboratory schools

UTSA Today (February 2016)

Fourth grade Crockett Elementary School student Jeremiah Garcia sits at a small table, flipping white and yellow pegs up and down on a flat wooden board no larger than a keyboard.

 

2015

Giving Back Through Theater Arts 

COEHD News (July 2015)

The Academy for Teacher Excellence partners with actor Tony Plana to provide the Language in Play program to local high school students.

 

2015 ATE Summer Bridge Institute

SAWP (June 2015)

The San Antonio Writing Project will present at the Academy for Teacher Excellence Summer Bridge Institute June 10th on using notebooks with Robotics Clubs and in STEM-focused classrooms.

 

UTSA to host the inaugural Global LEAD Summit March 26

San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (March 2015)

The University of Texas at San Antonio will host the inaugural Global Latino Education Advocacy Days (LEAD) Summit on Thursday, Mar. 26, at 9 a.m. in the H-E-B University Center Ballroom on the Main Campus.

 

2014

NCLR Lidres Congreso

(November 2014)

We had a great time in San Antonio! On Friday, November 21, 2014, NCLR Lideres was happy to partner with the Academy for Teacher Excellence to provide an engaging program for college bound Latino and Latina youth in San Antonio. We are committed to supporting Latino youth in their academic, social and political pursuits.

 

ATE informal learning club draws from ancient roots 

COEHD News (November 2014)

Spectrum (September 2014)

Each week, small groups of children gather after school at two local elementary schools and a leadership center. 

 

Academy for Teacher Excellence receives $2.6 milliong grant to research Hispanic student retention 

UTSA Today (September 2014)

UTSA President Ricardo Romo, along with Congressman Joaquin Castro, today announced a five-year $2.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education that will go to the UTSA Academy for Teacher Excellence (ATE).

 

Show Me the Possibilities

Texas CEO Magazine (June 2014)

UTSA’S HISPANIC TEACHERS TEACHING STEM Getting more school students interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering & math) fields is increasingly important, and engaging Hispanic...

 

Summer Bridging Institute mixes play and education 

La Prensa (June 2014)

Robots, Barbie bungees and Mayan tools are a few of the special objects that will be used to demonstrate the benefits of hands-on learning at the 2015 Summer Bridging Institute.

 

UTSA receives $2.6 million grant to research Hispanic student retention 

UTSA Today (June 2014)

UTSA President Ricardo Romo, along with Congressman Joaquin Castro, today announced a five-year $2.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education that will go to the UTSA Academy for Teacher Excellence (ATE).

 

UTSA professors to present book on La Clase Mágica on March 21

UTSA Today (March 2014)

The UTSA Department of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies and the Academy for Teacher Excellence in the College of Education and Human Development (COEHD) will present their book, "Generating Transworld Pedagogy: Reimagining La Clase Mágica," at 7 p.m., Friday, March 21 in the Durango Building Southwest Room (1.124) at the UTSA Downtown Campus.

 

2013

UTSA receives historic records from National Association for Bilingual Education

UTSA Today (November 2013)

The National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE) history can now be found at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), where it was partially rooted.

 

Receives grant to help community college students pursue teaching 

UTSA Today (October 2013)

The University of Texas at San Antonio has been awarded a $1.4 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to assist community college students seeking to pursue teaching degrees in mathematics and science.

 

2012

UTSA Academy for Teacher Excellence Named Excellencia Award Finalist 

UTSA Today (October 2012)

The UTSA Academy of Teacher Excellence (ATE) was recognized as an Example of Excelencia Award finalist in the undergraduate school category.

 

UTSA Academy for Teacher Excellence Offers Study Strategies 

UTSA Today (August 2012)

The Academy for Teacher Excellence (ATE) in the UTSA College of Education and Human Development will host "SBi3: Strategies for Success.

 

Astronaut Jose Hernandez lands at Memorial High School to Promote STEM Careers 

UTSA Today (January 2012)

Students at Memorial High School in the Edgewood ISD were flying high Jan. 18 when they met with Jose Hernandez and learned about the career choices that landed him a seat on a mission to the International Space Station.

 

2011

UTSA Academy for Teacher Excellence receives $4.1 million for STEM Education 

UTSA Today (November 2011)

The Academy for Teacher Excellence (ATE) in the UTSA College of Education and Human Development was awarded $4.2 million to be distributed over the next five years.

 

UTSA Seeks to Boost Number of Minority Math, Science Teachers 

San Antonio Business Journal (November 2011)

The Academy for Teacher Excellence (ATE) within the University of Texas at San Antonio College of Education and Human Development has received a $4.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education.

 

UTSA’s La Clase Mágica after-school program introduces kids to technology

UTSA Today (November 2011)

The Academy for Teacher Excellence in the UTSA College of Education and Human Development will celebrate Nov. 15 the successful third year of La Clase Mágica, its ongoing, bilingual afterschool technology program.

 

Wan to learn math? There’s an app for that

Sombrilla (Fall 2011)

Edgewood ISD students prepare for college through a pilot dual-credit program that arms them with iPads.

 

Academy for Teacher Excellence: Promoting Equity for the Preparation of Latino Teachers

NABE News (February 2011)

Demographic shifts clearly show the growth of minority students, especially Bilingual Learners (BL). 

 

2010

UTSA Academy for Teacher Excellence Hosts Summit on Latino Student Success 

UTSA Today (June 2010)

The UTSA College of Education and Human Development Academy for Teacher Excellence recently welcomed educational experts from across the nation for the inaugural two-day Summit on Latino Student Success.

 

La Clase Mágica program helps children succeed by using technology 

UTSA Today (June 2010)

"La Clase Mágica," a pilot program sponsored by the UTSA Academy for Teacher Excellence, completed its first year and organizers are hailing it as a huge success.