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RUSMP Team Presents at the TX Higher Education Coordinating Board Teacher Quality Grants Directors' Meeting

RUSMP project directors - Anne Papakonstantinou, Richard Parr and Robin Ward - and RUSMP research team - Danya Corkin and Adem Ekmekci - attended the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board's (THECB) Teacher Quality (TQ) Grants Program kick-off meeting for the projects awarded for the 2016-17 grant period. Papakonstantinou and Parr took part in a panel discussion focusing on the revised Mathematics TEKS, and they specifically addressed "Changes in mathematics TEKS and resources for directors and teachers."

Corkin and Ekmekci presented "RUSMP Research and Evaluation of the Summer Campus Program" and provided insights into what research can be conducted about the professional development of teachers as it relates to other aspects of education such as student achievement. 

2016 March TQ meeting