Future Educators Advance to State Leadership Contest

CTE Students from the Career & Technical Student Organization, TAFE (Texas Association of Future Educators) represented the WISD at the TAFE Region X South Conference on November 1st in Irving. Texas Association of Future Educators serves students enrolled in CTE courses aligned with the Education and Training career cluster. Participants enjoy the experience of applying classroom and laboratory lessons in hands-on activities or competitive events.

WISD students participating in the events included:

Mackenize Brawley – 11th Grade

Mia Charles – 12th Grade

Jazmine Phillips – 12th Grade

Jenna Schmidt – 12th Grade

Gracie Smith – 12th Grade

Kassidy Swine- 12th Grade

Raena Stitt – 11th Grade


These students will advance to the State Conference in February:

Mackenzie Brawley- Portfolio 

Mia Charles- Interactive Bulletin Board Elementary, Teacher Created Materials Elementary

Jenna Schmidt- Teacher Created Materials Elementary

Gracie Smith- Teacher Created Materials Middle School

Jazzmine Phillips – Teacher Created Materials Middle School


There are also 10 students competing in the ELF test which will be taken November 20.  Students may advance to state if they qualify.


Students qualifying for the state contest travel to McAllen, Texas for the Texas Teach Tomorrow Summit on February 20-22, 2020 to test their skills against competitors from across the State of Texas. WISD proudly supports these students, teachers, and organizations.

For more information about TAFE events, contact Education and Training Instructor, Cynthia Foreman at (972) 923.4614 or via email.