The Power of Your Story​

Saturday, February 6, 2021

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM​

Virtual Workshop $10

Zoom link will be sent in the email confirmation.

Earn 2.0 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) hours.

Event Information

Session Description

Make connections to personal experiences, ideas in other texts, and society​. Analyze how the setting, including historical and cultural settings, influences character and plot development.​

Use text evidence to support an appropriate response​. Compose literary texts such as personal narratives, fiction, and poetry using genre characteristics and craft​.

Learning Outcomes

The participants will learn how to help their students:

  • Recognize that people’s identities interact and create unique and complex individuals (Identity)

  • Develop  language and knowledge to accurately and respectfully describe how people (including themselves) are both similar to and different from each other and others in their identity groups (Diversity)​

  • Recognize their own responsibility to stand up to exclusion, prejudice, and injustice (Action) ​

  • Express empathy when people are excluded or mistreated excuse of their identities and concern when they themselves experience bias (Action)​

Presented by:

San Antonio African American Community Archives and Museum​

The San Antonio African American Community Archive and Museum (SAAACAM) is working in a grassroots effort to uncover the legacy that reaches back to the early days of the Spanish colonists and Texas Republic. SAAACAM is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization formed to collect, maintain, disseminate, and interpret authentic African American artifacts related to San Antonio history in a community-based digital archive. The organization’s goal is to reclaim San Antonio’s Black history by empowering individuals to curate their own archives and cultivate a community-driven museum of digitized, audiovisual exhibits.

Presenters: Deborah Omowale Jarmon,

                    Executive Director


                    Sallie Frederick

                    Secretary and Education Committee Chair


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UIW Teacher Network

The UIW Teacher Induction Program was created in 2012 to provide graduates with high-quality support as they transition into the teaching profession. The UIW Teacher Network was designed with three main facets: induction support, professional development, and professional networking.

2015 TEA Commendation

The University of the Incarnate Word received a commendation from the Texas Education Agency for its innovative teacher induction program, the UIW Teacher Network, which supports candidates after initial certification, during their first three years of teaching, to improve teacher retention in the profession.​


Brandi Coleman
Induction Coordinator


Phone: 210-829-2763


Teacher Education Department

Dreeben School of Education

University of the Incarnate Word

4301 Broadway, CPO #293
San Antonio, TX 78209



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