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Philanthropy Advocates was formerly known as the Texas Education Grantmakers Advocacy Consortium (TEGAC) until August 2020. Previously-created resources, documents and blog posts mentioning TEGAC are still provided on this website for your reference.

Philanthropy Advocates was formerly known as the Texas Education Grantmakers Advocacy Consortium (TEGAC) until August 2020. Previously-created resources, documents and blog posts mentioning TEGAC are still provided on this website for your reference.

Educator Preparation Program Requirements at October SBEC Meeting


Philanthropy Advocates, a collaboration with Educate Texas, follows the State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) meetings as that board plays a significant role in setting effective teaching policy, a key priority for Philanthropy Advocates and members. The SBEC met on October 1st and discussed key issues, including quality frameworks pertaining to educator preparation programs (EPPs), virtual observation of teacher candidates, the edTPA educator assessment, and EPP accountability.

Read for an overview of this meeting.

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