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UTSA Academy for Teacher Excellence offers summer bridging institute July 11-15

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(July 14, 2011)--The University of Texas at San Antonio this week is hosting local teachers in math, science, bilingual education and special education at a weeklong professional development series offered by the Academy for Teacher Excellence (ATE) in the College of Education and Human Development.

The series, themed "Tool: Belt, Box and Bar," will provide teachers with tools to enhance their classroom instruction. Presenters will offer learning, teaching, management, technology and other tools.

Among other topics, workshops will include:

  • Technology in the Classroom
  • Writing Goals and Objectives
  • Coercion Versus Influence
  • Behavior Management
  • Smartboard training
  • A "What I Wish I'd Known" panel

ATE was established as a hub for school districts, community colleges and UTSA to collaboratively research, design, implement and evaluate educational programs that address emerging, statewide and local educational issues associated with a growing diverse student population.

A major focus is the implementation of a Title V Hispanic-serving-institutions grant to leverage resources in the community to better prepare teachers in classrooms with diverse student populations.

>> Learn more at the UTSA Academy for Teacher Excellence website.

 

 

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Football standouts make Roadrunner history

For Ashaad Mabry and Triston Wade, football is not just a passing fancy. Both players were part of the UTSA football program almost from the beginning. When UTSA opens the 2015 season Thursday at Arizona, it will be the first time the Roadrunners take the field without them. But Mabry and Wade will still be playing football; their uniforms will just be a different color.

Mabry, a defensive tackle from San Antonio's MacArthur High School, was an honorable mention All-Conference USA selection his final two seasons as a Roadrunner and second among the team's defensive linemen with 49 tackles last year. Wade, a defensive back from Tyler, was the most decorated player in school history. He was a semifinalist for the 2014 Jim Thorpe Award – for the nation's top defensive back – a three-time all-conference honoree and two-year team captain who set a school record of 293 tackles in his career. Both men had outstanding college careers that allowed them to make UTSA history.

Did you know? Mabry and Wade both agreed to terms as undrafted free agents with the New Orleans Saints and Seattle Seahawks, respectively, becoming the first UTSA players to move to the professional ranks.

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