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.
Our Lady of the Lake
Stephen F. Austin State University
CSOTTE, Executive Director
2021-2022 Clinical Teacher of the Year Committee
Texas Woman's University
Southwestern Adventist University
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.
T.D.F.E Membership Form 2022-2023 (PDF)
Resources and Downloads
Texas Clinical Teacher of the Year Award Application (PDF)
Submit 2021-2022 Texas Clinical Teacher Award application materials no later than May 13, 2022, to:
6117 Waller Ln.
Colleyville, Texas 76034
Clinical Teachers of the Year Past Recipients and their Committees (PDF)
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.
Click here to visit the National Field Directors Forum website.