English Language Arts

HCDE English/Language Arts offers relevant, responsive and research-based professional learning that results in increased student achievement and teacher engagement.

Available English Language Arts training topics include (not limited to):

  • STAAR and EOC examinations of released tests by TEA Reporting Category
  • How to Set Up a District-Wide Portfolio System-both Traditional and Digital
  • Connecting TEKS to Quality Assessment
  • Creating a Successful EOC Re-Tester Class for English EOC I & II
  • Mentor Texts in both Reading and Writing for all grades

Campuses can contract for any/all of the following services:

  • Academic Coaching
  • EOC/STAAR Success Strategies for grades 3-10
  • Starting and Maintaining Successful PLC’s
  • Language Arts/Literacy Teacher Training Grades 6-12
  • Balanced Literacy-All Components for grades K-5

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Contact Us
Kelly E. Tumy, Curriculum Director
Phone: 713-696-1315
Email: ktumy@hcde-texas.org

Kelly E. Tumy is the curriculum director for English language arts and social studies for the Teaching and Learning Center at HCDE. She holds a bachelor's degree in education from Texas Tech University and a master's degree in humanities from The University of Houston-Clear Lake. Before joining HCDE in 2015, Tumy served Crosby ISD, Humble ISD and Galena Park ISD. Her achievements include coauthoring the Laying the Foundation® Series and being an AP reader and national consultant for The College Board.