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Professional Development - 2019 Spring and Summer

Mentor Text: Across the Curriculum (Participants must attend Part 1 in order to register for Part 2)

Mentor texts used as components of the instructional process allows teachers to cover a wide variety of content using well-written pieces of quality writing. While the current primary focus of Mentor Text tends to be on strengthening writing abilities, carefully selecting content-specific text can also provide students with a more indepth understanding of a content-based concept, e.g., social justice, problem solving, or the scientific process. Learn how to integrate content covering subjects that tend to receive less attention due to time constraints. Using Mentor Text allows educators to hone their teaching “lens” and become more purposeful and reflective practitioners.


Elaine Y. Hendrix, Ed.D. Clinical Associate Professor Literacy, Language Arts, and Literature Studies University of Houston – Clear Lake

Elaine Y. Hendrix, Ed.D. is a Clinical Associate Professor at University of Houston - Clear Lake. She received her B.S., M. Ed., and Ed. D. from the University of Houston Main Campus. She has accumulated over 40 years of teaching and administrative experience.

Jessica Cardwell, M. Ed Second Grade ELA Teacher Odessa Kilpatrick Elementary Katy SD

Mrs. Cardwell is currently a classroom teacher in Katy ISD. She has earned her B.S. from University of Houston – Victoria and her Master’s in Educational Leadership at St. Thomas University. She has been active in the field of education for 15 years.


For Students , the fee is $25 for Part 2

For Teachers, The fee is $50 for Part 2


Participants will receive three hours of CPE credit and must attend all three hours to receive three hours of credit. Any person needing an accommodation for a disability to participate in this program should contact the CEP office at 281-283-3529 or at least one week prior to arrange for the accommodation.

9 am - 12 pm

  • 50.00
  • Seats Available: 30 of 30
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