Student TN Education Association

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The Student Tennessee Education Association (STEA) chapter at the UofM provides professional development for undergrad Teaching majors and MAT students.

Upcoming Events

  • STEA Meeting and Chapter Officer Voting May 12th, 12:30-2:30pm, Ball Hall 209

Attention! Attention!

Learn about STEA by viewing the virtual meeting powerpoint

Learn more about STEA

As a member of STEA you receive:

  • Liability insurance
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • Opportunities to attend annual conferences
  • Praxis Core and Praxis test assistance
  • Classroom management tips
  • Job protection and cyber safety help

  • Educator Quality: Strengthening educator preparation programs to enhance the learning experiences of students, while promoting change agency in the public education system.
  • Community Outreach: Engaging stakeholders in meaningful initiatives which positively impact learning communities.
  • Political Action: Participation in social and political advocacy to impact the public education system.
  • Social Justice: Activism which contributes to the development of skills and dispositions of culturally responsive educators.

  • President: Works closely with the chapter's advisors and regional vice president seeking advice and help in the promotion of an effective local chapter.
  • Vice President: Should be of service to the president at all times. The vice president may serve as chairperson of the program committee.
  • Secretary: Keeps notes during meetings and maintains chapter records
  • Treasurer: Responsible for the collection and distribution of chapter dues and funds. The treasurer’s records should be kept carefully, and should be balanced at all times.
  • PR/Historian: Acts as Social Media manager and keeps a complete record of the activities of the local chapters, including creating a scrapbook.

If you are interested in running for one of these officer positions, please submit a letter of interest to tmcombs@memphis.edu detailing 1) Position in which you are interested 2) Description of why you would be a great candidate for this position by Wednesday, May 10.

STEA Faculty Coordinators

Tammy Combs Hilliard
Dr. Tammy Combs
Assistant Professor of Teaching, ICL

Dr. LaSheba W. Hilliard
Assistant Professor of Teaching, ICL

STEA Thanks

The UofM STEA Chapter would like to thank Jennifer Bubrig for serving as STEA advisor for many years!