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Glenda Rose

Dr. Glenda Rose,
Professional Development Center Specialist and Research/Evaluation Manager (Program Manager)

Phone: 979-847-7318


  • Ph.D. in Foreign Language Education (University of Texas at Austin)
  • M.A. in Applied Linguistics (Old Dominion University)
  • Graduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speaker of Other Languages (Old Dominion University)
  • B.A. in English, Linguistics  (Old Dominion University)
  • Texas Adult Education Teacher Credential


  • Program Manager for Research and Evaluation and PD Center Specialist, TCALL - since 2014
  • Educational Consultant, GREAT Consultants, LLC (2009-2014)
  • Distance Learning Coordinator, Austin Learning Academy (2010-2013)
  • English Language & Civics Instructor, Austin Learning Academy (2008-2013)
  • Executive Director, English NOW, (2001-2008)
  • Operations Manager, Havertys Furniture (2000-2002)

Leadership Positions

  • Central Region Representative, TALAE (Texas Association for Literacy and Adult Education)
  • Vice President, TexTESOL (Texas Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) Region III,
  • Committee Member, Texas Distance Learning Advisory Committee

Past Service

  • Treasurer, TexTESOL Region III
  • Editor, Texas Papers in Foreign Language Education

Current Duties/Roles withTRAIN PD at TCALL

  • Serves as team leader for the Distance Learning & Technology Integration Institute; converts PD content for engaging online delivery; serves on PD content development work groups for English Language Acquisition and other topics as assigned; participates in trainer observations, evaluations, and mentoring
  • Co-leads (with Molinari) content development for training in Distance Learning implementation for AEL teachers and administrators
  • Acts as PD Center’s team leader for PD needs assessment and evaluation, including development and refinement of participant evaluations of training content and trainer performance; and trainer observation/evaluation rubrics
  • Leads PD Center’s team in preparing training evaluation summaries as required and statewide needs assessment reports as needed; prepares statewide PD recommendations based on statewide and local performance reflected in TEAMS and other data, Labor Market Information, and training evaluation surveys, with Agency input
  • Participates in regular planning and strategy meetings with TRAIN PD team; participates in ongoing PD initiatives to keep abreast of developments and trends in the field
  • Supports other objectives of the PD Center, including providing content for website and Quarterly publication, and research activities as approved by funder
  • Assists PD Director with administration of the Texas AEL PD Portal as needed, including moderation of Communities of Practice
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