2012 Examples of Excelencia Finalist
Academy for Teacher Excellence (ATE) prepares culturally efficacious individuals, who are culturally competent, possess high teaching and/or mentoring efficacy, and can implement culturally responsive practices fostering individual and group transformation. ATE provides opportunities for disseminating best learning and teaching practices to serve and impact local school districts with over 90% Latino students.
The UTSA Ph.D. in English is helping shape the future of the profession with its focus on Latina/os and writing. The Ph.D.
The Transitional Bilingual Learning Community (TBLC) program was launched to assist immigrant students with limited English proficiency to transition into college. The program prepares Latino English language learners (ELL) for college-level courses taught in English within a period of two semesters.