The Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI) is one of the oldest education associations in the world. Founded in 1892, ACEI promotes the inherent rights of children and the professional development of classroom teachers.
To promote and support in the global community the optimal education and development of children, from birth through early adolescence, and to influence the professional growth of educators and the efforts of others who are committed to the needs of children in a changing society.
Hazel McCanne Student Branch
Our student branch is named in memory of Dr. Hazel McCanne, a professor of Early Childhood Education in our department for many years. Her work at this university is memorialized in a photo montage on the 3rd floor of the Education Building. Membership in our student branch benefits future teachers by involving them in activities related to teaching and offering an opportunities to share ideas and interests with others committed to children. While we encourage membership in ACEI, all members and non-members are welcome at our meetings. Please see our bulletin board on the 2nd floor of the Education Building for updated membership and meeting information.
Texas State Branch Officers Spring 2014
President -- Kelsey Gutierrez
Vice President -- Marcela Salisbury
Treasurer -- Kayla Holloway
Secretary -- Magy Basily
Publicity/Historian -- Anna Meyers
Fundraising -- Brianna Hart
Community Service -- Jasri Iglesias
Chapter Counselor in San Marcos: Dr. Nathan Bond, NathanBond@txstate.edu
Chapter Counselor in Round Rock: Jessica Ligon, JL50@txstate.edu
The Reading Council at Texas State is an organization dedicated to promoting literacy. This student organization is affiliated with the Texas Association of Literacy Education (TALE). Students who join the Reading Council also become members of TALE and have the option to join the International Reading Association at the student rate.
Membership in the Reading Council provides multiple opportunities to enhance leadership skills, which include: presenting at and attending local, state and national conferences; opportunities to connect and share ideas with other university student reading councils; and planning/implementing community service projects. The Reading Council provides aspiring teachers the chance to fellowship with other like-minded students.
At the Reading Council meetings students hear experienced teachers and highly-qualified speakers who address topics such as classroom diversity, literacy pedagogy, reading across the curriculum, and student motivation.
You are invited to join the Reading Council at Texas State. For more information and a membership application contact the sponsor: Dr. Barbara Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org.