TDFE - Texas Directors of Field Experiences
The purpose of the TDFE is to provide
* a forum for sharing ideas and common concerns among the directors of educational field experiences in the colleges and universities of the State of Texas,
* an organizational framework for cooperative action toward improving the quality of educational field experiences by interacting with various organizations, institutions, and agencies, and
* a communication network through which members may act quickly and in concert on issues relating to educational field experiences.
University of North Texas
Our Lady of the Lake
Stephen F. Austin State University
2020-2021 Clinical Teacher of the Year Committee
CSOTTE Executive Director
Conferences and Meetings
TDFE membership is composed of those individuals in public and private educational institutions in the State of Texas who are responsible for the administration and coordination of the program of educational field experiences in their respective institutions and who pay the annual dues assessed by the organization.
Dues from qualifying individuals of $30.00 may be submitted to the Treasurer at any time. Our membership year runs from one CSOTTE Conference to the next year's conference. For membership information, email Beth Nelms, treasurer, BethNelms@letu.edu.
Resources and Downloads
Submit 2019-2020 Texas Clinical Teacher Award application materials no later than May 6, 2020, to:
Lamar University, Beaumont
P. O. Box 10034
Beaumont, TX 77710
National Field Directors Forum
The National Field Directors Forum is an Affiliated Unit of the Association of Teacher Educators. It is dedicated to developing quality field experiences, student teaching, and internships assignments. Membership is complised of educators who have administrative responsibilities in this area without regard to title, rank, or size of program. The Forum provides leadership in the area of professional field experiences.