State Organizations

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Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE)

The Association for Middle Level Education helps middle school educators reach every student, grow professionally, and create great schools.

Association of Texas Professional Educators (ATPE)

ATPE exists to serve the needs of Texas teachers, paraprofessionals, administrators and all public education employees and fights for our schools on the local, state and national levels.

Texas American Federation of Teachers (AFT)

Texas AFT: a union representing all non-administrative certified/classified public school employees. Affiliated with American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO.

Texas Council of Teachers of English Language Arts (TCTELA) 

TCTELA works to advance the literacy growth of all Texas students by developing a network of diverse professionals and by providing professional development based on best practices in education.

Texas Association for Literacy Education (TALE)

The Texas Association for Literacy Education is dedicated to promoting literacy in the education sector and consists of professional members that are committed to serving the learners in the State of Texas.​

Texas Association of Bilingual Education (TABE)

TABE pursues the implementation of educational policies and effective bilingual-bicultural programs that promote equal educational opportunity and academic excellence for Bilingual/ESL students. 

Texas Classroom Teachers Association (TCTA)

TCTA passionately represents Texas teacher issues at the federal and state levels and is recognized as a key partner in legislation development and advocacy.

Texas State Teachers Association (TSTA/NEA)

Texas State Teachers Association unites, organizes and empowers public education advocates to shape public education in Texas thus providing a quality public school for every child.

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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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