Education Committee

Chair
Debbie Troxclair, Ph.D.
Lamar University; Region 5
Beaumont, TX
409.880.8509
debbie.troxclair@lamar.edu

Committee Members
Sheila Mulbry, Noel Heller, Nahsechay Dipo, Jennifer Crisp, Bobbie Sue Gonzalez, David Sebek, Sherry Cade Mooney, Monica Simonds, Serena O’Gwin-Miranda, Larry Carpenter, Christina Dearman, Ph.D., Mary Christopher, Ph.D., JJ Colburn, Tracy Weinberg

Structure and Responsibilities
TAGT Policy and Procedures call for Governance and Organizational Committees with the purpose of helping the Board do its job. Committees generally meet twice a year and are charged with providing a semi-annual report of their activities to the President of the Board. The Education Committee is designated as an Organizational Committee.

Education Committee Responsibilities
Committee responsibilities are:

  1. Annual Conference
    1. Select a Local Arrangement Sub-Committee to support the conference in the host area.
    2. Facilitate the planning of the theme and program for present and future annual conferences.
    3. Review the evaluation of the Annual Conference
  2. Develop and review on-line training.
  3. Monitor and review professional standards for gifted educators.

Education Committee Structure
According to the Policies and Procedures the structure of this committee is:

  1. The Leadership Development Committee will appoint a vice chair of each Organizational Committee to a two-year leadership term that will include one year in the vice chair role, immediately followed by one year in the role of chair.
  2. Each Organizational Committee will have an assigned Board liaison. The Board liaison is a non-voting member of the committee whose duties include advising and assisting the committee in achieving its charge.
  3. The Leadership Development Committee shall appoint the committee members. Committee members may not be members of the Board.
  4. Each committee shall have a minimum of four members and a maximum of 12 members.
  5. Each committee will elect a secretary at the first meeting.